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DJPeters

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Posted 18 Feb 2020 17:21 in The Lounge by DJPeters

[quote=ANR]The writing had been on the wall for a long time. Isuzu has been propping up Holden while the Euro models have been a difficult sell.

There is a lot of history that will go to a museum, ...

Reality TV programs biggest load of crap to ever hit a TV screen.

Posted 14 Feb 2020 12:54 in The Lounge by DJPeters

Just to add some fuel to the fire how many scientists and experts in the past have been wrong on things to be honest probably quite a lot of them over the years. Things like body part transplants were ...

One other thing about Electric vehicles what will happen to all the spent batteries that will need to be replaced at some time as nothing lasts for ever. You solve one problem and create another maybe ...

Posted 14 Feb 2020 12:20 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=Aaron]As a South Australian with potential employment prospects linked to the sub maintenance I say ‘send it to WA’, it just doesn’t make sense sending large, relatively slow military har ...

Posted 14 Feb 2020 12:13 in South Australia by DJPeters

maybe replace the Belair line with an O-bahn style network?
mawsonboii
O Bahn is obsolete now anyway as no one in Australia now makes specially made O Bahn buses anymore. Adelaide is the ...

Posted 13 Feb 2020 22:20 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=don_dunstan]I don't get the tirades against Aaron on this thread - he can be brusque at times but he's been an informative regular on the forum many years. I've crossed swords with him many tim ...

Posted 10 Feb 2020 17:11 in The Lounge by DJPeters

[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EH1G4EwljM]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EH1G4EwljM

Decalling anything is best done on a gloss coat of some sort. If you try to put decals on a satin or matt/flat surface the decal paper the clear part goes a milky white colour and you can not get rid  ...

On the newly tooled NR's be extremely careful removing the body on them as it is not as easy as the original models, I got two of the indigenous versions of them and had a devil of a time taking the b ...

Posted 10 Feb 2020 16:10 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=mawsonboii][quote]Why not just electrify the Belair line having the ARTC track close by is no obstacle to electrify it and some tunnels could be dug down to allow a enough room for the electric ...

Posted 10 Feb 2020 15:53 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=Aaron]I was privileged enough to be allowed on site yesterday.

Heavy construction and civil engineering is actually fairly interesting up close.

Sadly, modern clipboard warriors, sorry, s ...

[quote=Moses Wong][quote]Tangara running sample has arrived! [url=https://www.facebook.com/auscisionmodels/videos/822109454973916/]https://www.facebook.com/auscisionmodels/videos/822109454973916/[/quo ...

A lot of modern models from all manufacturers now use clip in floors or roofs etc on them so a really good look around a model is advised and if it looks like a seam in a model where two pieces meet t ...

Decalling is best done on a gloss surface so either use a gloss clear coat or use gloss paints. And after applying the decals gloss coat the model again after the decals have dried properly, then if n ...

Posted 30 Jan 2020 15:55 in South Australia by DJPeters

Bugger, I was just thinking about the single/double track thing, we ought to have convinced him the rumour was correct...
Aaron
It is never too late Aaron to convince him of it though.

Posted 30 Jan 2020 15:52 in South Australia by DJPeters

Why not just electrify the Belair line having the ARTC track close by is no obstacle to electrify it and some tunnels could be dug down to allow a enough room for the electric overhead wire to be inst ...

Posted 28 Jan 2020 16:56 in South Australia by DJPeters

Even on the fly through video of the proposed extension it only showed that it was single track. The only bit of double track on that actual track is at the junction with the Seaford line so that a do ...

Posted 27 Jan 2020 21:20 in The Lounge by DJPeters

Has upping the price of ciggies done anything well yes it has it just makes the poorer person who smokes a bit poorer and that is about it. In other words it put a few off but not many, same as puttin ...

This site might help you out with the decals.

[url=http://www.scalemodelguide.com/painting-weathering/decals/apply-waterslide-decals/]http://www.scalemodelguide.com/painting-weathering/decals/apply-w ...

This site might be of some use to you it has helped me in the past.

[url=http://users.tpg.com.au/gjlcocks/paints/paints-guide-V2.htm]http://users.tpg.com.au/gjlcocks/paints/paints-guide-V2.htm

G gauge is usually 45mm gauge track that can be run out in the Garden if need be hence the G scale. Not all track such as plastic type track can be used outside but most metal railed track can be and  ...

Yes under no circumstances use Super Glue on any window material as it will do exactly what allan pointed out that is fog up the windows and in a sealed space it is even worse like a brakevan or passe ...

Halo I wonder what substation will power the Adelaide yards?
Isn't it that building on the River Torrens side of the yard that was recently built there.

Posted 11 Jan 2020 16:34 in South Australia by DJPeters

Yes I know about the Cheltenham Racecourse platforms and the St Clair platforms read again what I said about them. The St Clair Station is built approx on the area of the old Cheltenham Race course st ...

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