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    Thread: Bit Off Topic, But A Language Translator
Post: Bit Off Topic, But A Language Translator

I know what you're thinking, these things have been around for ages and are pretty poor.  But I just got one and it works like a dream, its like a big pen, but can scan text and then translate it on t...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 1 107 08-08-2022, 09:20 AM
    Thread: Question
Post: RE: Question

If its video's you are posting you could simply use YouTube to do it...
Nigels General Forum 4 146 08-08-2022, 08:22 AM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

Looking good mate, although I just stumbled across what may be the perfect display cases for your Tomica cars, believe it or not made by Tomy themselves :) The only big downside is the cost, but they...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-06-2022, 08:58 AM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

Hi Super, Found these on Amazon UK, they all appear to have solid tops (i.e. not self-assembly covers). https://www.amazon.co.uk/Tingacraft-Acry...=8-29&th=1 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Trumpeter-...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-05-2022, 10:19 AM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

Hi Super, That is true, at least for the one I posted a link to, but I'm sure I've seen some with solid tops. I'll have another look tomorrow and if I find any I'll let you know :) Cheers, Nigel
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-04-2022, 12:11 PM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

Super, have you considered these type of cases? They are intended for Lego models/figures, but they do have 3 tiers as standard and of course being Lego you can make the rear platforms higher/wider/d...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-04-2022, 08:06 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃

Here's some pictures of the Mattel Jurassic World dino's I came across in a local supermarket. I actually managed to find 3 in total, the boxes are 6" x 3" to give you some idea of scale. As I said ...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 24 1,147 08-02-2022, 11:23 AM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

No problem, I'll measure one and let you know the exact size of the cases just in case (no pun intended) you decide they are suitable - have you thought of putting two in one case?
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-02-2022, 11:20 AM
    Thread: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases
Post: RE: Motorized Vehicle Display Cases

(07-31-2022, 07:34 PM)Super Wrote: Wouldn't the 1:87 cases be smaller than these 1:64ths? The only reason that a couple of my motorized vehicles won't fit are because they have something on them tha...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 17 539 08-01-2022, 07:41 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃

If they still got them tomorrow when I go do my weekly shop I'll pick one of each up so you can see what they are like :)
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 24 1,147 07-30-2022, 08:28 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃

Super did you see that Mattel (of hot wheels fame) have just launched a range of dinosaurs from the same new Jurassic World movie? These might be useful to go with your new train and invariably seem ...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 24 1,147 07-29-2022, 11:53 AM
    Thread: Something New Coming???
Post: RE: Something New Coming???

Isn't that the South Korean bullet train? I've seen models in 'N' Gauge of it released recently by Kato, so it seems that maybe this is quite a high interest train in Japan at the moment...
Nigels Takara/TOMY/Plarail/Tomica world 10 553 07-17-2022, 02:39 AM
    Thread: Congratulations Nigel 👍
Post: RE: Congratulations Nigel 👍

Really? Damn, there was me just trying to be a lurker lol!
Nigels General Forum 2 185 07-17-2022, 02:37 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

Not wishing to sound condescending, but a suggestion; Instead of printing them standing upright print them flat on the bed.  There are a couple of reasons; 1. The layers will run vertically in the w...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-17-2022, 02:34 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World 😃
Post: RE: WOOHOO!

Nice new release from Tomy there Super, I have to admit the thing about the on/off/speed switch is a bit odd, I wonder why they changed it? Do you think it may have something to do with the super lon...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 24 1,147 07-15-2022, 08:39 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

(07-14-2022, 05:25 PM)chrisjo Wrote: Hi Nigels, could you remind us which printer you are favouring at the moment, please. Thanks. Hi Chris, My current 'work horse' is the Tronxy XY-3se, this has g...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-15-2022, 08:33 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

I forgot to press the 'post reply' on the above message yesterday so apologies for that. After reading your post I downloaded the MS app and fixed my downloaded model of the J94 and re-printed it, th...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-14-2022, 04:13 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

Congrats T-Boy, nice to see you managed to fix the model so it does print successfully, I presume the 'failed' print was a result of trying to print the 'unfixed' model as that is missing the funnel e...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-14-2022, 04:09 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

Congrats T-Boy, nice to see you managed to fix the model so it does print successfully, I presume the 'failed' print was a result of trying to print the 'unfixed' model as that is missing the funnel e...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-13-2022, 07:01 AM
    Thread: The New 3D Printing Thread
Post: RE: The New 3D Printing Thread

(07-12-2022, 05:10 AM)Trainboy90 Productions Wrote: Just let you guys know, an updated file for the Trackmaster Hunslet Austerity shell has been uploaded to thingiverse. Same link as before but an ...
Nigels Modification Guides 230 132,864 07-12-2022, 09:17 AM