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by brianc
Mon Jun 01, 2015 11:55 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Re: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015

Due to various circumstances, the OPSIG Session originally to be held on Sunday 7th June has been postponed until Sunday 12th July.

Apologies for any inconvenience to anyoneplanning to come, hope to see you in July.

Brian Clark
by brianc
Tue Apr 14, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: DCC Topics
Topic: Resistor calculations for low voltage bulbs on DCC
Replies: 2
Views: 3945

Re: Resistor calculations for low voltage bulbs on DCC

There was a good article in Model Railroader October 2014 about choosing headlight resistors.

I am not expert in these matters, but using the example quoted in the article you seem to be on the right lines.

Hope this helps.

Brian Clark
by brianc
Sun Mar 29, 2015 12:13 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Re: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015

Please note that the OPSIG session originally scheduled for 5th April has been postponed until the 12th April. This is because no-one realised when we set the dates at the beginning of the year that the 5th was Easter Sunday! Apologies to anyone planning to come on the 5th but hope to see you instea...
by brianc
Sun Feb 15, 2015 4:21 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: GN Spokane Division
Replies: 19
Views: 14757

Re: GN Spokane Division

As it is too cold to work on the layout which lives in the garage, Management have been working on the 4 cars recently purchased. Did not really need these but they were a good price. First to be completed is a UP 50' Automobile box car. This has been weathered using Carr's Weathering Powders and I ...
by brianc
Thu Jan 29, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Re: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015

Please note - due to unforseen circumstances we have had to cancel the Operating Session planned for this coming weekend, February 1st. :(

Apologies to anyone planning to come - our next session will be early April. :)

Brian Clark
by brianc
Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:58 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015
Replies: 4
Views: 3059

Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2015

We are holding regular operating sessions on our HO Switching layout on the 1st Sunday in even months. (Free parking available on that day). Dates for 2015 are:- February 1st, April 5th, June 7th, August 2nd, October 4th, December 6th. Tea/Coffee available. Contact Nobby Clarke for directions if you...
by brianc
Sun Jan 04, 2015 1:47 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - Dates for 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 1833

Nene Valley Railroaders - Dates for 2015

Meet on 1st, 3rd and 5th (when occurring) Thursday of each month, 09.30-12.30. Permanent club house at 42, Dunster St, Northampton, NN1 3JY. New members welcome. Contact Nobby Clarke on 01604 415020 or e-mail to nobbyclarke2@btinternet.com . Dates for 2015:- January 15th, 29th February 5th, 19th Mar...
by brianc
Wed Dec 24, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: GN Spokane Division
Replies: 19
Views: 14757

Re: GN Spokane Division

More pics from the rebuild Some basic scenery in place https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8599/16095503892_843c866916_z.jpg Tacoma Rebuild 5 by GN Spokane Division , on Flickr and another view https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7554/16095509912_52febff1ab_z.jpg Tacoma Rebuild 6 by GN Spokane Division , on F...
by brianc
Wed Dec 24, 2014 6:36 pm
Forum: My Layout
Topic: GN Spokane Division
Replies: 19
Views: 14757

Re: GN Spokane Division

Recent work has involved rebuilding a portion of the layout known as Tacoma. Here are some photos so far:- As originally was https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7580/16095486602_79598a75d4_z.jpg Tacoma rebuild 1 by GN Spokane Division , on Flickr New baseboards in place:- https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7...
by brianc
Sat Nov 29, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Winter Meet 2015?
Replies: 4
Views: 3863

Winter Meet 2015

Details for the Region Winter Meet are as follows:- Date: Saturday 28th February 2015 Venue: The Abbey Centre, Overslade Close, Northampton, NN4 0RZ (2miles from M1 JUnctions 15 & 15A) Hosts: Nene Valley Railroaders Times: 10.00 - 16.00 Hot & Cold food on site; demonstrations; bring and buy tables (...
by brianc
Mon May 12, 2014 11:25 am
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 3835

Nene Valley Railroaders - OPSIG dates for 2014

A big thank you to those members who came along to our test operations session held in April. This went well enough for us to set regular operating sessions for the remainder of 2014. The dates, which are all Sundays as this gets free parking locally, are:- 1st June, 3rd August, 5th October, 7th Dec...
by brianc
Thu Nov 07, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: Events - Past
Topic: Nene Valley Railroaders - Dates for 2014
Replies: 0
Views: 3584

Nene Valley Railroaders - Dates for 2014

Meet on the 1st, 3rd and 5th (when occurring) Thursdays of every month from 9.30am until 12.30pm. Permanent club house at 42, Dunster Street, Northampton, NN1 3JY where we are currently building a modular HO DCC switching layout. Prospective members welcome, contact Nobby Clarke on 01604 415020 or n...
by brianc
Tue May 28, 2013 4:41 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Bank holiday progress?
Replies: 12
Views: 6775

Re: Bank holiday progress?

As mentioned in the My Layout section, the GN Spokane Division comes to life during the summer. Having moved house last year, this year gave an opportunity to get the layout up and see if it fits in the new garage, which it does!!! :D A small stud wall had to be removed however so it was a case of d...
by brianc
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: General modelling topics
Topic: Model Railroader - March 2013
Replies: 13
Views: 6921

Re: Model Railroader - March 2013

Mine has arrived today, but all ok!. No missing pages.

Brian
by brianc
Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:20 am
Forum: My Layout
Topic: GN Spokane Division
Replies: 19
Views: 14757

Re: GN Spokane Division

Hello All

As requested, I have posted a few more pictures.

Brian