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    Thread: FfarquharDeveloper's TrackMaster Customs
Post: RE: FfarquharDeveloper's TrackMaster Customs

(09-04-2022, 01:05 PM)FfarquharDeveloper Wrote: Well you have a potentially good printer, what you may want to do is check the drive belts and make sure they are tight enough, if they are loose you ...
Nigels Modification Gallery 197 45,063 09-05-2022, 09:43 AM
    Thread: FfarquharDeveloper's TrackMaster Customs
Post: RE: FfarquharDeveloper's TrackMaster Customs

Some interesting prints there, kudos for designing some new 3D models it can be harder than some people think and does have an element of experimentation to get the right look or features that print ...
Nigels Modification Gallery 197 45,063 09-04-2022, 06:29 AM
    Thread: Hornby Schools Loco Info
Post: RE: Hornby Schools Loco Info

Hi Super, I would expect them to be metric, but who knows, the age of the loco is such that we may still have been doing imperial at that point. Let me know what you hear from PetersSpares, but don'...
Nigels OO Scale discussion 8 759 08-17-2022, 07:57 AM
    Thread: Hornby Schools Loco Info
Post: RE: Hornby Schools Loco Info

Hi Super, The ebay shipping costs are simply insane for international orders, I see the same all the time with stuff listed in the USA. Admittedly not that much for a screw lol, but still silly mone...
Nigels OO Scale discussion 8 759 08-16-2022, 05:09 AM
    Thread: Hornby Schools Loco Info
Post: Hornby Schools Loco Info

Hi Super, Remember you asked about a missing screw?ย  Well I've found the service sheets for this type of Schools class locomotive (there are two, one with the motor in the body the other with the mot...
Nigels OO Scale discussion 8 759 08-15-2022, 09:37 AM
    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.ย  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 1 291 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 4 314 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 27 1,215 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 27 1,215 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 27 1,215 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 27 1,215 08-04-2022, 08:06 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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 1,615 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 27 1,215 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 27 1,215 08-01-2022, 07:41 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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 1,615 07-30-2022, 08:28 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
Post: RE: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ

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 1,615 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 10 838 07-17-2022, 02:39 AM
    Thread: Congratulations Nigel ๐Ÿ‘
Post: RE: Congratulations Nigel ๐Ÿ‘

Really? Damn, there was me just trying to be a lurker lol!
Nigels General Forum 2 320 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.ย  There are a couple of reasons; 1. The layers will run vertically in the w...
Nigels Modification Guides 231 139,787 07-17-2022, 02:34 AM
    Thread: WOOHOO! Jurassic World ๐Ÿ˜ƒ
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 1,615 07-15-2022, 08:39 AM