Category Archives: Chris Nevard

Time on your hands ..

I’ve often said it but time is the most valuable commodity we modellers have. It matters not if you ‘buy’ time, either literally by paying someone to do something for you, or making the best use of your own time … Continue reading

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We Can Be Hero’s

Hero’s in toy trains? Well here’s two of them. A GoPro hero, and a Bachmann 08. GoPro cameras are well known for their build quality, functionality, compact size, robustness, and last but not least image quality. The second hero here … Continue reading

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Girls on Film (well two blokes actually)

Well that’s a wrap as telly and filum experts would say. Paul Lunn and I have just finished two days filming with Chris Walsh of Activity Media. The two days were quite intense with changes from layout to layout, Albion … Continue reading

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Happy New Year Bargain!

A quick post today to say thank you for everyone who has read and commented on the blog over the past year, I hope reading the blog has given you as much enjoyment as I’ve had writing it. 2013 was … Continue reading

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Christmas

For all the readers and followers of the blog, have a good Christmas and wishing you the compliments of the season. Paul M-P

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Warley & The Digital Backscene

This weekend is the final show for the layout, and we are stand B50 at the NEC Warley show. One of the main features of the layout is the backscene, which is a digital print. It is one of the … Continue reading

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Star

Perhaps that genuine buzz looking at the who’s who of names from the history of our UK branch of the hobby engraved in the Visitors Cup, is a touch of what it feels like to be a rock and roll … Continue reading

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Model Rail Live 2013, Newark

This weekend the layout is at one of its last shows, Model Rail Live at Newark Showground.  http://www.modelraillive.co.uk/ Today has been spent testing, and hopefully over the weekend we may be able to configure the layout to run with DCC … Continue reading

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Wonderwall

If like me your train set sits against the wall when its set up, or if it’s permanent, then the wall is a big feature as is how to deal with it. This is a picture of Wharfedale Road, my … Continue reading

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Fog in the Forest

I’ve had a couple of queries regarding the dry ice we used in some of the pictures for Model Rail 186. The photoshoot for Model Rail 186 was one of the most interesting and challenging sets I’ve ever done. The … Continue reading

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