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by murryb
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: D205 brake composite
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Re: D205 brake composite

Could be a research project to locate the reason why.
by murryb
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Sales
Topic: Vectis Auction 17th January 2020
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: Vectis Auction 17th January 2020

What did they go for

Murray
by murryb
Sat Jan 18, 2020 1:18 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: LNWR wagon grey
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Re: LNWR wagon grey

It is along way to come for a cup of tea, there are also a few other bits and pieces I need.
But if you want to come down we can take you up to the lakes to catch some salmon to put on the crackers with the tea
by murryb
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: LNWR wagon grey
Replies: 6
Views: 183

Re: LNWR wagon grey

Among the cobwebs I seem to remember a reference to battleship grey.
by murryb
Thu Dec 26, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: Carriage Gas Pipes
Replies: 0
Views: 80

Carriage Gas Pipes

The 30ft 1" coaches had 2 pipes supplying the lamps with one being for the pilot. In pictures of carriage roofs most seem to have only one pipe and some seem to have the pipes covered. refer str394c Warwickshire Railways the coaches on the left hand side if the picture look like they have 2 pipes an...
by murryb
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: 30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.
Replies: 1
Views: 92

Re: 30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.

I have received the following reply to my inquiry about the rainstrip to the Picnic Saloon Trust from Tony Lyster The rain strip on this saloon is 17 inches from the gutter edge above the centre axle (6 wheel coach), the rain strip itself is 2.25 inches high at this point but tapers down to 1.25 inc...
by murryb
Mon Nov 11, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: LNWR Carriages
Topic: 30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.
Replies: 1
Views: 92

30ft 1in Carriages Gas pipes.

I am in the process of building a D425. From the picture in the book on these carriages this Parcel Van looks to have the Gas pipes on the End with steps and on the left hand side which seems to be confirmed by the photo on the front cover of the Journal Vol 8 No 5 2016 and in addition gives a good ...
by murryb
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: LNWR Wagons
Topic: D14 Timber wagon 7mm
Replies: 16
Views: 3036

Re: D14 Timber wagon 7mm

Have nearly finished but need to make a decision regards the chains. They look larger than they actually are. The hooks are from a NZR model supplier.
The colour of the deck turned out a bit different to what I was expecting but am happy with it.
by murryb
Tue Sep 24, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Modelling the LNWR
Topic: 30ft 1in Kits
Replies: 30
Views: 4130

Re: 30ft 1in Kits

I am making a start on the D425 Parcel van. From the picture page 21 in 30ft 1" carriages it looks like these vans had no roof ventilators is this correct also how far up the roof did the rainstrip go.
by murryb
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: LNWR Wagons
Topic: Special Cattle Wagon D26
Replies: 10
Views: 694

Re: Special Cattle Wagon D26

I am finally getting to the end of this kit with the last bits to fit, the brake gear provide some challenge's. My question is where the Westinghouse pipe, vacuum pipe and steam heating are located. It looks like at the drovers end the Westinghouse is on the left, Vacuum pipe on the right, steam hea...