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by torikoos
Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:47 pm
Forum: Other Prototype Discussion
Topic: Velocipede
Replies: 8
Views: 1379

Re: Velocipede

NEWS LETTER 95

And here's newsletter 95. http://www.nmrabr.org.uk/downloads/NEWS ... ter-95.pdf
by torikoos
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: proto 2000 replacement motor.
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: proto 2000 replacement motor.

and the KATO replacment motor kit is one of the best motors around, but you may have to order from overseas, I'm not entirely sure who stocks these here, but I guess a brick and mortar shop such as model junction could order these in too? Search for the KATO HM-5 Conversion Project Motor (without fl...
by torikoos
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: proto 2000 replacement motor.
Replies: 3
Views: 190

Re: proto 2000 replacement motor.

Hi Dave, Depending on your mechanical skills, you could consider a variety of replacement motors, including Athearn, Roco, Kato , Mashima and others. Some may require milling of the frame or alternative mounting methods etc but since there are a lot of similarities in the drive trains, there could b...
by torikoos
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Events - Upcoming
Topic: Events and meets for 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Re: Events and meets for 2018

sadly no, nothing received here through the forum. I saw something on FB (after the meet), but not here.

Koos
by torikoos
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Loco & Rolling Stock
Topic: Atlas RS3 Conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Atlas RS3 Conversion

Good Idea,

Any pictures of the installation to share?

Koos
by torikoos
Sun Dec 31, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Other Prototype Discussion
Topic: Velocipede
Replies: 8
Views: 1379

Re: Velocipede Newsletters

Newsletter 94 is now available with the link below. Dear All, No dates yet for standard gauge Rallies next year. But members are working on the possibilities and you will all know as soon as I do. 2 foot gauge The dates for Statfold Barn Railway are fixed and in the Newsletter header. We give Pump C...
by torikoos
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Painting, Decalling and Weathering
Topic: Tru Color Paints
Replies: 0
Views: 296

Tru Color Paints

Tru-color paint is coming to Britain! Steve at Model Railway Solutions will be stocking the range from the new year. He is starting with 84 colours and will stock the obvious ones from Roads such as UP,ATSF,BNSF,SP. plus boxcar colours. If there is a road you would like him to stock, you can contact...
by torikoos
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Forum Info, Rules, Help
Topic: Timeline
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: Timeline

What is it doing nowadays?

I haven't found anything to date, and no I won't waste too much time on it, as you still have full access etc so it's not too critical I guess :-)
by torikoos
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Modular Topics
Topic: Last corner
Replies: 6
Views: 476

Re: Last corner

Nice one Mike, looking forward to the end result.

Koos
by torikoos
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Other Prototype Discussion
Topic: Velocipede
Replies: 8
Views: 1379

Re: Velocipede

The latest Velocipede newsletter is now available, containing a US item.

http://www.nmrabr.org.uk/downloads/NEWS ... ter-93.pdf
by torikoos
Wed Nov 29, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Electricals
Topic: Sound effects on the railroad
Replies: 1
Views: 333

Sound effects on the railroad

Some may have considered using sound effects on the layout , other than those build into locomotives and cars. This could range from farmyard noises, to sawmill or other industrial sounds, road traffic, or music coming from the local bars etc. One way to do this very cheaply, is to use one of these ...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: NMRA Convention 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 350

Re: NMRA Convention 2017

I agree Rob and Linda. Whilst I have not been to the convention, I also find it odd that no member/visitor has been posting anything on the forum here, or has send anything for the website. To be fair, there have been some posts on the NMRABR Facebook page by a few. There maybe something in the upco...
by torikoos
Mon Nov 27, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Events - Upcoming
Topic: Events and meets for 2018
Replies: 3
Views: 436

Events and meets for 2018

Hello all,

Division / group 'leaders' , if you want your meets, events etc for 2018 to be published on the calendar on our website, please send them to me at one of the following nmrabr e-mail addresses:

news@ or calendar@ nmrabr.org.uk so that they can be added.

Thanks, Koos
by torikoos
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Great Model Railroads 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: Great Model Railroads 2018

thanks David. I have contemplated getting it myself, might still do, I also enjoy the other publication 'model railroad planning' usually.
by torikoos
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Forum Info, Rules, Help
Topic: Timeline
Replies: 4
Views: 458

Re: Timeline

Hi Dean, sorry, I have just checked, the time of my 'last log in' is ok. Not sure why yours registers something different..

I will have to do some digging to find out why that is...

Koos