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Posted 16 May 2014 20:47 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Ive been told because of the boilers size, insulation is required for saftey.

Is the 30T going to be done in superheated and saturated versions?

My newsagent had this on the shelf.

I bought all of them.

Now i have a british 5 car train for less than $40.

Cant beat that.

Isnt bachmann or new hornby quality but still quite decent. Metal whe ...

Just helping out a mate.

He has two O scale nswgr wagons for sale.

1 O Aust kits S truck with LCL

1 O Aust kits CV

Both are ready to run and weathered.

Both are very well built and very go ...

Posted 11 Feb 2014 16:17 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Yes but dont they hold moisture when they become wet?

Posted 01 Feb 2014 18:35 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Gday all.

Shortly i will be on the lookout for boiler insulation for a locomotive i am rebuilding.

Anybody know what i should use and where is the best place to buy it from?

I live in sydney. ...


OO scale 0-4-0 pug.

Mabey 2 or 3 for modeling projects.

Only requirment they need to run (decently)

Body work a non-issue.

Only require everything from the footplate down.

Also l ...

A friend of mine was out yesterday and said they saw a steam loco going through Campbeltown.
I couldnt find anything about it.
Mabey 3830 on trials?

Yeah I assumed as much.
Cheers for the info.

Thanks for posting that.
So thats about 6pm or so arriveing at picton today?

What times is this movement?
Wouldnt mind catching it in a few places.

Just testing the waters.Im looking for complete non running OO scale british steam locos, Hornby or bachmann.Will be using for a british scrap yard diorama. Also looking for plastic Dapol loco kits at ...

One for the rich people only.Poor people do not apply.

Just a quick question.

I have a 7 1/4 live steam loco (freelance) which has recently formed a bad leak in two or three tubes.

I havent had a chance to see a boiler inspector yet.

I am lookin ...

Posted 22 Sep 2011 16:55 in Railway Archaeology by macey

Thanks guys.

Yeah I just may buy that dvd and go through it myself.

Though i will proberbly go into arhs in redfern on a good rainy day to have a look.

Ill proberbly find things i didnt even know  ...

Posted 17 Sep 2011 18:06 in Railway Archaeology by macey


I am looking for photos of wentworthville's goods siding.

I didnt know there was one there, untill my father mentioned he rememberd the yard there.

I have been looking for a photo everyw ...

Would anyone know if there is a decent set of drawings somewhere in the big wide world of a nsw railway hotel?

Any scale is ok. It will eventually be HO scale.

I really only need two sides as th ...

Posted 21 Sep 2010 20:25 in Other Transport by macey

Awsome shots gboaf

Yeah the crowds were quite pushy.

I was especialy annoyed waiting hours and having a space set out with a video camera on a trypod only to be totally over run by people gettin  ...

Posted 20 Sep 2010 19:50 in Other Transport by macey

Posted 15 Sep 2010 15:52 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Thanks for the replys.

It should point me on the right direction.

I do have some heat proof wire sleeves kicking around somewhere. (apparently used in car engines and such) I dont know if i shoul ...

Posted 14 Sep 2010 20:25 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Sorry. I did mean wire that will not melt under high temperature.

Posted 14 Sep 2010 19:30 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Just a quick question to people who may know.

Where can I buy high temperature rated wire to use on live steam locomotives?

I have been to a few eletronic places though they dont sell what I am lo ...

Posted 05 Sep 2010 10:19 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Those cast wheels for $20 are too small for my needs i think.

On a 7 1/4 narrow gauge wagon i think they would just look far too small.

I have thought of getting some cast myself. But i couldnt  ...

Posted 04 Sep 2010 15:47 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Thanks for the lnk

Those wheels would work well. Though i dont really want to pay 120 for each wheel.

Would cost a packet to build 6 wagons

Posted 03 Sep 2010 19:03 in Australian Miniature Railways by macey

Thats ok. Thanks anyway.

Im sure there is something out there.

Its not for any scale wagon. Just looking at building about half dozen small narrow gauge wagons.

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