Electrics, an update on the £35 Model Railway Project

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diy model railway controller track wiringThe electrics: A gamble that worked but I’m behind schedule. Read Now

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A controller for a model railway for just £5? Can it be done?? Here’s how I did it on my OO gauge £35 model railway project.

What’s the cheapest way to make wonderful water for your models

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What is the cheapest way to make a beautiful river, pond, lake or sea for your models? You might be surprised. Read Now

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What is the cheapest way to make a beautiful river, pond, lake or sea for your model railway?

3 Model Railway Building Tricks You Can Learn From Blade Runner

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Three tricks used by the master model makers behind Blade Runner that you can use to improve your model railway.
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Three tricks the master model makers behind Blade Runner used in the movie that we can employ to improve our model railways.

How to easily fit rail joiners perfectly, everytime

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how to fix rail joiners easilyIt’s undoubtedly one of the most frustrating, annoying, downright infuriating jobs in constructing a layout. My fingers bleed and I’ve ruined track ends doing it but no more. Read Now

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Fed up with the frustration of fitting rail joiners to track? Here’s how you can make a simple tool that will allow you to fit joiners easily and correctly, everytime.

The easiest fix for wagons derailing on points

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If your wagons derail or jump while crossing points here’s one of the most common and easiest solutions. Read Now

If your wagons derail or jump while crossing points here’s one of the most common and easiest solutions

Plant your buildings – Manic Monday Tip #2

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model railway buildings tipAnother quick job that can be carried out on your model railway when time is tight. Read Now

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Another quick job to improve the look and realism of your layout when you don’t have much time.

A flexible hack to making correct curves with flexi-track

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flexible track template hackIf you use flexible track but don’t have Tracksetta templates this tip will save lots of frustration. Read Now

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If you use flexible track but don’t have Tracksetta templates this tip will save lots of frustration. Updated:20/10/17

6 Golden Rules To Successfully Use Second-hand Track

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second hand hornby trackSecond hand track can be a bargain but also a right royal pain.
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Six simple rules you can follow to prevent future problems when using second-hand track.

Add more power: Manic Monday Quick Tips #1

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Pressed for time..need to get a modelling fix? Here’s the first in a new series of quick to carry out tips to improve your layout.
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A quick tip you can do when on a busy schedule but one that’ll improve the reliability of your layout.

Railways in a box, the £35 project update

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More haste, less speed.
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Making A Model Railway In A Box

More haste, less speed. That’s the takeaway lesson of the last few weeks on my £35 model railway project.