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by chris stockdale
Sat Feb 16, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Greenhouse Sidings by Richard Andrews
Replies: 60
Views: 31230

Re: Greenhouse Sidings by Richard Andrews

Congratulations Andy. It’s good to know its story is far from ended.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Fri Feb 15, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: The Cactus Peezza
Replies: 2
Views: 87

Re: The Cactus Peezza

Well, the loco does say ‘Southern’ and it really must be southern to be amongst those cacti! :D

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Mon Feb 11, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Three stupid bandits
Replies: 4
Views: 273

Re: Three stupid bandits

:D :D :D

Hi Chris,

The finished piece perfectly the sums up the name. Or is it the other way round? Brilliant fun.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Estate Update
Replies: 9
Views: 205

Re: Estate Update

‘.... apply them.’

‘If I may say so Holmes, if they won’t run on 6” curves you don’t need a diorama, you need a larger layout.’ :D

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Cordale Hall Railway
Replies: 26
Views: 728

Re: The Cordale Hall Railway

It’s all coming together very well. Lots of items to keep the interest up.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: West Midlands G Scale Society Show
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: West Midlands G Scale Society Show

Hi Andi,

I'd like to drop by but it's a bit of a hike from north Shropshire. I hope it's fun for all concerned. :D

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:00 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Crundells Estate
Replies: 49
Views: 7059

Re: Crundells Estate

I'm particularly enjoying all the detail touches with ducks (geese?) and flowers.

Cheers.
by chris stockdale
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: It's time to pay our hosting bill again
Replies: 25
Views: 563

Re: It's time to pay our hosting bill again

Peter, Chris, Yes, I took a look at the Paypal site and couldn’t see how it could be used without an account. I think we might be able to turn it on it’s head. If you were each to send a message to Tom (Tebee) saying how much you would like to contribute he can send you a Paypal invoice that you can...
by chris stockdale
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: West Midlands G Scale Society Show
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: West Midlands G Scale Society Show

Hi Andi,

That’s a perfect spot to post.

I was born and brought up in Solihull, my mum is there still.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: It's time to pay our hosting bill again
Replies: 25
Views: 563

Re: It's time to pay our hosting bill again

Chris,


Even if you’re not a Paypal user you can go on their website and make the payment using the ‘donations...’ address as the person to pay.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Mon Jan 28, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: You really ought to gnow your who's wahoo
Topic: Gnew member and Gnewbie
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: Gnew member and Gnewbie

Hi Chris and welcome.

If you happen to already have an 0-4-0 or 0-6-0 HO loco then a little cardboard and glue to mock up a body on the chassis will soon show just how much fun Gn15 is. And how large the models seem working in the larger scale. :D

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Peter’s 1:25, 24 mm gauge rolling stock
Replies: 3
Views: 183

Re: Peter’s 1:25, 24 mm gauge rolling stock

Peter,

I particularly like that first van. The track looks to have very light rail, just out of interest what Code please?

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Tue Jan 22, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Stackpole
Replies: 14
Views: 568

Re: Stackpole

Hi, For the past ten or so years we have rented a cottage near Strumble Head and we’ve visited Stackpole several times. Once we were lucky enough to see an otter in the lily ponds. Since much of the path around the ponds is level I’ve often thought that a narrow gauge line could (should?) have been ...
by chris stockdale
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: Belle Lane - "Little Andi"
Replies: 15
Views: 560

Re: Belle Lane - "Little Andi"

Yippee! It worked; great to have you back in the saddle.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Sat Jan 19, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Blether
Topic: It's time to pay our hosting bill again
Replies: 25
Views: 563

Re: It's time to pay our hosting bill again

Geoff, To use Paypal you use the ‘email’ given as the recipient for the payment once you’ve signed in there. Trev Donations are, of course, any amount you you feel comfortable with. I’m extremely fond of the Gnatterbox so I pop in £20. I’d not expect you do to the same, but it’s your call. I’m sure ...
by chris stockdale
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Blether
Topic: It's time to pay our hosting bill again
Replies: 25
Views: 563

Re: It's time to pay our hosting bill again

Hi Tom, Happy New Year. Money sent! :D I too prefer the ease of accessing threads in this forum format to Facebook where it can be done but is much trickier. Alas the world is leaning FB way - and me with it for my Minimal group, see the link in my signature. The advantage with FB is that it's both ...
by chris stockdale
Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Cordale Hall Railway
Replies: 26
Views: 728

Re: The Cordale Hall Railway

Hi Paul,

All coming along nicely.

Useful to have that note that the backscene is 15” high, I’m a fiend for dimensions (yes, I know you’ve mentioned the baseboard size too) as I think a measurement or two always helps build a better mental image of what we’re looking at.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: You really ought to gnow your who's wahoo
Topic: TrainsOnArran
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: TrainsOnArran

Paul,

Re ‘new user’ I’ll have a ponder. As you probably know Tom, aka Tebee, as the guy running the dirty oily bits, he is the only chap who can let people in as the beastly spammers are hitched to the standard way in.

Clearly we need to make it easier...

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: You really ought to gnow your who's wahoo
Topic: TrainsOnArran
Replies: 4
Views: 161

Re: TrainsOnArran

Hi Paul, Welcome! Alas, with the loss of kit producer Steve Bennett for personal reasons and others RIP or off trying yet more scale/gauge combos we are not as busy in here as back in the heady days around 2005 or so. Indeed, I’d be remiss if I didn’t tell you that there is a Facebook group that see...
by chris stockdale
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:04 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: The Cordale Hall Railway
Replies: 26
Views: 728

Re: The Cordale Hall Railway

Hi,

Thanks for that informative introductory post and welcome to the Gnatterbox.

Those pics certainly show a bunch of pleasing progress.


Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Ginglenook Jr.
Replies: 2
Views: 290

Re: Ginglenook Jr.

Hi Gavin,

I hope you don't mind but I thought I ought to move this little delicacy as it's not Gn15. It looks good fun.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:30 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 202
Views: 26896

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

It was great to finally meet Bill yesterday (thanks for the chat). I'd throw in a pic or two but as the layout has developed with plenty of views I don't really think I could beat anything Bill has already dropped into this thread. :D

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: In A Bit Of Estate
Replies: 202
Views: 26896

Re: In A Bit Of Estate

Wasn't the guy who purchased the Perrygrove the one who evicted the Heywood museum collection from the railway as it was taking up too much storage space? Mick Mick,chaps, For info: There wasn't enough storage for both the Heywood collection and the Perrygrove rolling stock. Since the Perrygrove st...
by chris stockdale
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:45 am
Forum: Modelling Matters
Topic: A New Foreign Layout
Replies: 194
Views: 75511

Re: A New Foreign Layout

Looking very smart.

A nice light, bright venue too. All too often it’s somewhere with just electric light, perhaps a litte gloomy, and thus not great for photography here in the UK.

Cheers,
by chris stockdale
Wed Nov 14, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: gNot Minimum Gauge
Topic: Two Sister's Farm Saga
Replies: 278
Views: 135029

Re: Two Sister's Farm Saga

Hi Peter, Please don’t stop posting pics. You can add them direct to any Gnatterbox post (including editing previous posts with Flickr links) at no cost to you. I’d suggest keeping the size down to 500k or less though please to help ensure they load fairly quickly for the rest of us to enjoy. Cheers,

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