Rod’s Railway

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Little Nellie, Nov 14, 2019.

  1. davidoft

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  2. bernjb56

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    I’ve dabbled over the years - anything from N gauge to 5 inch garden stuff. Currently messing about with another outside set-up. Fair play to Rod - a massive amount of dedication to get where he is.
  3. Do you think it’s sexy?
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  4. Gives Rod a reason to believe I suppose
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  5. Some guys have all the luck.
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  6. I Am Railing
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  7. amazing.
  8. Yeh, the railway modelling is really amazing. And you can just imagine the girl friends begging him for a night out around Monaco, sorry love but...

    Double amazing
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  9. I loved the bit where he said that he used to book an extra room when on tour so he could make some scenery in his down time.
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  10. Yes, I bet the lady on reception believed that!
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  11. Nah the extra room was for 'models' that have 'gone off the rails'!
  12. Coat.
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  13. He went all ROCK and roll when he got a piece wrong and slung it through the window :rolleyes:
  14. That looks brilliant!

    Apparently Rod heard of a railway modeller having all of his layout stolen and covered soe of the replacement costs

    awesome show of generosity!
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  15. Pete Waterman has a large trainset based on Leamington Spa where he was brought up. I built my own modest train set, all Hornby Dublo 3 rail. It started out from my childhood train set from the 1950's and added to in recent years and new modern and safe transformer/ controller to replace the old dodgy electrics. Its simple fun.
  16. Yeh, had a look at Pete Waterman’s on utube last night.

    Jules Holland is another. Looking at his model railway, I think the old intro to his Later with Jules must have been filmed around this with the tram thing etc. Didn’t realise at the time
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  17. Brilliant set up - I had a small set in the early 50s but a friend of mine had one that filled his spare room - lift up track in door way and ten sit in centre with track all round .
    Didn't realise Rod was a modeller - a bit different from his Rod the Mod days when I saw him in John Mayall's Bluesbreakers in 1964
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  18. I've actually just finished constructing a scale model of Barnsley in the loft :thumbsup:
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  19. I hope you made it out of coal!

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