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hosk1956

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Use a 'brad point' or 'spur' drill in a drill press.  Guaranteed great result!

Can be used with a hand drill providing you can drill a true vertical hole.

Wayne

I am using the Deltang system TWK, and love it, I would post some pictures but have never mastered that art on RP.  If you PM me your email I can post some to you.

A forum for good info is this one  ...

Just throwing this out there for those that may be interested. Browsing the HobbyKing site for some batteries for my R/C trains applications (24th scale and H0) and found these Chinese Railways models ...

Traino replacement wheelsets are $7.00 each.

Wayne

Traino wheelsets are $7 each.

Wayne

https://www.bobshobbies.com.au/TrainOrama-44-Class-Replacement-Wheels-TRRW?search=replacement%2044%20 ...

[quote=hosk1956][quote]Coincidentally, yesterday I found my order for E wagons and TW tanks cars from July 2011. The TW's have come but the E wagons which I was personally assured by Ron were arriving ...

I looked Phantom but obviously didn't look deep enough!

I'll keep the suggestions in the memory bank for next year, the card has gone via snail mail already.

Might have to look at the newsagent for  ...

And now I remember I haven't renewed my subscription yet, damn.

Better get that of in the post tomorrow.

I haven't found a way to renew subs via internet, can it be done James?

Wayne

[quote=Iain]Coincidentally, yesterday I found my order for E wagons and TW tanks cars from July 2011. The TW's have come but the E wagons which I was personally assured by Ron were arriving in 2011... ...

Posted 17 Oct 2016 12:56 in South Australia by hosk1956

hey guys anyone know of any SAR bells running around on the old closed SAR lines i just wanted to know if there was any sar rail history left as i remember them in my childhood
SARRX207
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I think modellers can be categorised even further, in my opinion there are 3 facets (note I say facets, not groups), there is RTR/plonking, there is kit building/kit bashing and there is scratchbuildi ...

Posted 05 Oct 2016 10:48 in South Australia by hosk1956

Found the photo I was alluding to earlier, it was in Jack Babbages "Northern Narrow Gauge" book, and shows the last narrow gauge train on the Radium Hill branch, it ran on 28th 0f July, 1964.

So I of ...

Posted 04 Oct 2016 18:07 in South Australia by hosk1956

[quote=duttonbay]The Radium Hill branch was definitely converted to SG during the construction of the standard gauge main line. ARHS "Australian Railway Routes" says the branch was SG from 16 Dec 1964 ...

Posted 04 Oct 2016 17:14 in South Australia by hosk1956

It was recently reported Locomotive 500 was delivered to work this branch line in 1964.  What traffic was seen on this branch please and when did it close?
bevans


I googled Radium Hill ...

Posted 04 Oct 2016 12:17 in South Australia by hosk1956

[quote=kipioneer][quote]Did the Railway Terrace leg of the triangle make it up as far as the pubs? I could see the loco parked out the front & the crew stopping in for crib![/quote]A former Bluebird d ...

Posted 04 Oct 2016 11:59 in South Australia by hosk1956

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Posted 04 Oct 2016 00:00 in South Australia by hosk1956

Did the Railway Terrace leg of the triangle make it up as far as the pubs? I could see the loco parked out the front & the crew stopping in for crib!
MaskedRailfan
I don't think it did A ...

Posted 03 Oct 2016 21:27 in South Australia by hosk1956

Bearing in mind Steam4Ian, the road layout at Morgan was different back then, the sweeping S bend that now goes down to the ferry was built after the railway was removed, the road used to go down past ...

Posted 02 Oct 2016 23:21 in South Australia by hosk1956

[quote=duttonbay][quote]I believe DP's photo is definately Morgan with the old Morgan Hospital in the background, Morgan's 60' turntable is still there Duttonbay.[/quote]Yes, after I posted that I rem ...

Posted 02 Oct 2016 21:54 in South Australia by hosk1956

I believe DP's photo is definately Morgan with the old Morgan Hospital in the background, Morgan's 60' turntable is still there Duttonbay.

Wayne

Posted 14 Jun 2016 13:55 in South Australia by hosk1956

[quote=Lt. Commander Data]I don't think the noise of the diesel 2000s will bother locals on the Steamranger Line, when there are properly loud steam engines thundering past as well. In comparison the ...

Posted 28 Apr 2016 00:54 in South Australia by hosk1956

I got it, Wayne.  It's why Train No. 335 ran in the good old days.
4BJ
Is that the Islington Works Officers train that took the works payroll out to Islington on every second Thursday, w ...

Does any body have any contact information for this organisation that is located in the Southern Tablelands.

Wayne

[quote=SA_trains][quote]Thanks for the suggestions. I've trimmed the sanding pipes and it has improved it somewhat however it is still randomly riding up and over the rails on some points[/quote] As I ...

Posted 08 Mar 2016 22:20 in South Australia by hosk1956

I have struggled and failed to upload the copy of a letter that Mark O'Malley of Inprotrans was circulating regard the loss of this valuable asset.

The plan's 'rights' were taken away from him in wha ...

[quote=batey_1020]Hi there,

Ive just moved interstate and looking for active modellers in Launceston and north east Tasmania. Can't seem to see any clubs listed anywhere online that are active.

I ...

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