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 Posted: Fri May 12th, 2017 10:54 pm
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John C o14
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Hi Everyone. 

I came across this Forum a while back,
but never really got around to introducing myself
(and Si. has kindly recreated my account)
so here goes.

I'm a long time modeller in o14,
which is modelling 2ft narrow gauge in 7mm scale on 14mm track,
i.e. close to prototype standards.

I have standard gauge too, for which I use 'Scale7' standards.

My long term project is a (fictitious) 3rd incarnation  of the Pentewan Railway in Cornwall.
It lives in a loft and made a once only outing in 2014 to ExpoNG in Swanley UK.

All the track is hand built using spikes and wooden sleepers on a thin foam bases.
Some details are featured on my blog here: pentewan.blogspot.co.uk

I also help Roy Link,
with the administration of Narrow Gauge and Industrial website and the REVIEW.

John







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 Posted: Fri May 12th, 2017 11:10 pm
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@John

Welcome to Freerails ( Couldn't find that emoticon in the list ). 

I think you have a lot of fine modelbuilding to show.


BTW - how did your Pentewan Company,

talk the Festiniog into letting that Tasmanian Devil?




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Thanks Helmut,

In my history, K1 came to the PLR before going to the National Railway Museum and then North Wales,

see pentewan.blogspot.co.uk/2012/12/k1-garratt.html

John




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Hi John

Welcome.


Great modeling!

I really like that Garratt.


Alwin


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Hi John :wave:


Great to see you here on Freerails. :bg:

Fantastic scene !


Swanley '14 huh ? ... Not far from me, but missed it sadly. :f:


Alwin is gonna want to see more of that loco, for sure.

He has some great proto. photos of such things.

Filling up memory-cards on holiday in Wales, I believe. ;)


Can't wait for more pix. John !


:moose:


Si.



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Hi John and let me add to the welcomes.

Great scene, and K1 is a favorite of mine.


Glad that you mentioned the Narrow Gauge and Industrial Magazine.

Top notch magazine, put out by fine folks.

Highly recommended.


I hope that you have more photos to share with us.


Herb




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Happy New Year to all

I realise it's been a while since I posted any updates.
In my defence last year was pretty busy.

My job has taken me abroad several times, all my 3 children (son & 2 daughters) got married,
and last September my wife and I took over the business side of Narrow Gauge and Industrial,
leaving Roy free to concentrate on producing the REVIEW and his wonderful books.

I've also managed to do a bit of work on the PLR over the holidays,
mainly trying to complete the standard gauge track,
which includes a NG/SG transporter dock.

I'll try and post some pics soon here on Freerails.

John




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John,

VERY good model work,

welcome to the Forum!






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Beautiful modeling!

We can certainly stand many more photos here.

The Garratts are excellent.

Woodie




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Hi John  :wave:


I've been holding my breath for 2 & a 1/2 years now ... ;)

... I'm gonna have to let it out at last !  :f:


Any more photos or news from the railway ?  ???


:java: :P


Si.




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