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    Thread: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...
Post: RE: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...

The magnet doesn't have to be that close, I reckon if for example you had a tunnel if you mounted one of those powerful little magnets on the entrance/exit you could use those to turn the lights on as...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 5 84 Yesterday, 03:59 AM
    Thread: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...
Post: RE: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...

I know what you are saying about the cost, but it is a unique type of product and frankly I don't think removing the magnet would make that much difference to the cost, they are probably only pennies....
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 5 84 11-27-2021, 07:51 PM
    Thread: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...
Post: Coach Lighting The Easy Way...

I don't know if you guys have seen or heard of this product, but Hornby have recently released what they describe as 'Mag Lights' (I know its also a brand of torches :s ) Anyway basically what the pr...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 5 84 11-27-2021, 11:31 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

Perhaps I need to start a crowd funding page to pay rent on a hanger to do just that and get a new business up and running lol!
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-22-2021, 11:51 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

I know what you mean, DCC sound enabled loco's may be the thing to finally push me into making a permanent layout happen.  Doubly so as in Amazon(UK)'s black friday sale they have on sale the followin...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-22-2021, 02:16 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

I already got the Coca-Cola branded loco/wagon train set the Christmas before the pandemic started (2019) so adding the wagons was a no brainer for me :) But as for the Princess Helena not only does ...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-21-2021, 09:08 AM
    Thread: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set
Post: RE: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set

(11-19-2021, 12:50 PM)Super Wrote: Cute little thing. Speaking of little are the wheels? Well they are if you mean are they HO/OO scale?  The trains are exactly HO/OO scale, wouldn't look out of pla...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 6 175 11-21-2021, 08:57 AM
    Thread: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set
Post: RE: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set

Indeed, I posted about the new playtrains range some months back when I first saw the youtube video about them.  As it happens Lima is actually owned these days by Hornby, so really they are just taki...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 6 175 11-19-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

Here's the latest additions to my 'iconic brands' type train rolling stock, a couple of new Hornby Coca-Cola wagons :) [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/qqXZt9mt/IMG-20211116-151204.jpg] [Image: https://...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-19-2021, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set
Post: Bargain Lima Kiddies Starter Set

There's an interesting starter set for kiddies available on Amazon for the bargain price of £23 (at least when I bought one).  It's quite nice you get; 3 car (battery powered driving car) high speed...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 6 175 11-19-2021, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

The Shadows would work well for me :)
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-16-2021, 07:22 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time

(11-15-2021, 06:41 AM)Super Wrote: Holy Smokes...been so busy I completely forgot about the big box of goodies. Here are a couple other boxed trains. :) [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/JHhMJ4FJ/IMG-04...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 44 1,158 11-15-2021, 09:11 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

(11-13-2021, 12:08 PM)Super Wrote: Those are really kewl Nigels. Rolling Stones next? :D Who knows if they were to release them maybe, although I've never been a stones fan personally, prefer the be...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-15-2021, 09:08 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
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Got my set of Beatles wagons, even better in the flesh and packed in pretty nice boxes too :) [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/25j2npfv/IMG-20211112-171239.jpg] [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/85948jfB/IMG...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-13-2021, 07:33 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

OO gauge is actually marginally bigger than HO, but not by much, put them side by side and its sometimes difficult to tell unless its a model of the same subject that is.  These would work well with P...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-12-2021, 06:47 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time

(11-11-2021, 11:41 AM)Super Wrote: Wuhan is still around and...so is the EMS shipping at Japamart, back in business :D The first thing I see when opening the box...this hard to find unusual (to me)...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 44 1,158 11-12-2021, 05:40 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
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The wait is over, here's the bundle of Hornby 'Skalesdale' 00 gauge model buildings that I won as an auction lot (just over £30 for the lot, which anyone will tell you is a stunning bargain!) [Image:...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-12-2021, 05:37 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Its Been A Long Time

The Pandemic must really be over in the world of Super :D
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 44 1,158 11-11-2021, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
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Have you never heard that phrase before LOL! BTW - I'll be posting some pics of some scale model buildings I just scored in an auction.  OO gauge, but probably not outrageously incorrect for the PlaR...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-11-2021, 10:23 AM
    Thread: Christmas Coming So...
Post: RE: Christmas Coming So...

(11-10-2021, 06:44 AM)Super Wrote: Is this a new released train or maybe the real one was recently unveiled Nigels? The model of the train was released earlier this year along with a set of Beatles ...
Nigels Show Us What You Bought 26 992 11-10-2021, 09:55 AM