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DJPeters

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[quote=lkernan]For me the advantage is that I can run decent length trains in the small space I have available.

A single NR hauling 3 wagons in HO just looks stupid on a little layout and I'm not f ...

There is a sample of the SAR 800 diesel in the window at Orient Express and I understand that Junction Models also has a sample.

Worth a look,

Les.

NSW3802

And very nice the sample ...

Now these cars have had smaller diesel engines placed into them to replace the larger ones used previously and while the smaller ones are comparable power wise could it be that overheating might be a  ...

[quote=bevans][quote]Well today every time I changed from one subject to the next on the main index page I had to log in again, 3 times it happened in less than 10 minutes today so could I ask that th ...

There was one for sale on Facebook a O gauge model Thomas, plus Annie and Clarabel for $250. The name to look for is Ian Whitlock and it says he is in Adelaide. It is on the Australian Model Railroade ...

I have quite a few times of late Graham4405 it just cuts your session short or something. But I have only ever had to re log in once and it would be alright last night like I said it took three separa ...

Well today every time I changed from one subject to the next on the main index page I had to log in again, 3 times it happened in less than 10 minutes today so could I ask that this hiccup be at least ...

[quote=NSWRcars][quote]I have to wonder if its the Chinese who are stitching up our importers or if its the importers, themselves, who are stitching us up by choosing cheap components. [/quote]It’s ...

[quote=comtrain]I have to wonder if its the Chinese who are stitching up our importers or if its the importers, themselves, who are stitching us up by choosing cheap components. They certainly did for ...

[quote=Moses Wong][quote]Hi Oscar

Have you seen this:

Motor Auto Tune Procedure

Should you encounter any running performance issues the following Auto Motor Tune procedure may help resolve the ...

Posted 21 Sep 2019 17:17 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=Heath]Meanwhile a fight erupted on a train at Kilburn Station on the Gawler line last night due to a young out of control bogan refusing to validate his ticket after being confronted by the PSA ...

Might need the Warp Drives from the USS Enterprise to get anywhere really.

RTT Rules idea about going places sounds a good script for a science fiction show. What do you mean someone has already ma ...

One thing I hate being asked is my trains have stopped running. And when you ask have you cleaned the track and wheels of you trains, you get the answer "Oh you have to clean them".  Some that have cr ...

Unfortunately this is a world problem for model trains manufactured in China. Most leading brands have had similar problems, Athearn for one so it is just not Australian models that suffer.  The Chine ...

Posted 13 Sep 2019 19:18 in South Australia by DJPeters

The Mile End steam depot closed about that time but the newer Mile End Diesel depot did not though as it was to keep running until the Dry Creek Motive Power centre was opened. And for a long while bo ...

Posted 12 Sep 2019 14:00 in South Australia by DJPeters

I think in Adelaide Station for a while and the service may have been done by buses for a while as well possibly from Adelaide Station.

On the actual Lenz website this is the Australian Agent for them it is the only one listed.

Lenz Australia - Peter McDonald

Dubbo East NSW 2830 - P.O. Box 4145

Tel:  0061 / 0456 001 034 - Fax: 00 ...

[quote=The railway dog]Changing the subject a bit, the electrical connector on the 6 wheel Wombat type tender fitted to my Ixion 32 is now so loose you can see the inner piece slopping around as (if) ...

For really stubborn dirt, muck, glue or paint the track rubbers are ideal for removing it without too much real abrasion on the rail head. But to each their own I say and a track rubber used in conjun ...

Posted 02 Sep 2019 20:03 in South Australia by DJPeters

Forgot one The Willunga Line I was lucky enough to see one of the last trains that was pulling the track up cross South Road a long time ago now though.

There are plenty of alternatives within the hobby to use as well, some swear by stuff called Goo Gone if you can get it, and there are quiet a few other ones as well Massoth make a smoke fluid and tra ...

Posted 31 Aug 2019 03:33 in South Australia by DJPeters

Holdens railway station at Woodville.

The Hendon line.

The Finsbury Line.

The Semaphore road line.

The last piece of BG track at Glenelg at the end of the old tram stabling sidings on Coll ...

Posted 31 Aug 2019 03:21 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=M636C][i]special service car 260 'The Chairmans Car' is still in use with GSR/JBRE what ever they are now called.[/i]

While the car is indeed still in use it has been rebuilt internally as ...

Posted 27 Aug 2019 22:31 in South Australia by DJPeters

You are lucky that the car still exists actually it was in a prang at Broken Hill with two people on board as well. It was going to be used by the SAR on the opening of the through standard gauge as a ...

The slide bars are definitely too far apart it appears the bottom one might be the culprit  as it has a decided downward look to it, while the top one appears to be correct and parallel, the cross hea ...

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