My first garden railway

Zerogee

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#21
Gievn our current weather, was that a Freudian Slip.....? ;)

Jon.
Thinking about it, is a Freudian Slip anything like a Double Slip.....? :rofl:

Jon.
 
Zerogee

Zerogee

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#22
When in doubt, throw it out.....:nod:
"The definition of "junk" is stuff you keep for years, then throw out the week before you find you need it....."

Jon.
 
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"The definition of "junk" is stuff you keep for years, then throw out the week before you find you need it....."

Jon.
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Yep! Had loads of that, over the years! :giggle::giggle:

Though sometimes, you find 'whatever', and it has rotted / rusted to a state of uselessness! :eek::rolleyes:
 
Adam1989

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Over the last few nights I have reconstructed the shed wall and treated now to start inside the shed, might even get to lay some track soon.:clap:
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So been busy at the weekend building the table in the shed for the return loop, and the best bit was it all free as I used all the timber I had managed to save from taking various other things apart
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Sean.

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You might be able to slide a switch in were the first left curved track is ( in front of the Stainz )for another spur.(USA lingo ) :wondering:
 
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Reference to sheds reminds me of when I used to drive 40-50,000 miles per year.

I would always listen to radio 2, especially the road reports. It took me ages to realise if I heard of a "shed load" that they weren't talking about a lorry full of 8 x 5's!

Also I could never understand why there are so many lorry loads of wheel barrows travel along our motorways.

That's the building industry for you.

SW
 
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Zerogee

Zerogee

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I would always listen to radio 2, especially the road reports. It took me ages to realise if I heard of a "shed load" that they weren't talking about a lorry full of 8 x 5's! .........................
SW
Hahaha, yes, whenever I hear the same thing on a radio traffic report - a shed load on the A14 - my first thought is "a shed-load of WHAT....?" :rofl::rofl::rofl:

Jon.
 
Zerogee

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#33
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Also I could never understand why there are so many lorry loads of wheel barrows travel along our motorways.

That's the building industry for you.

SW
Reminds me of the old joke about the bloke working on the building site, who goes to the foreman and says "My wheelbarrow is squeaking really badly and it's driving me mad - all day it's going EEK.......EEK.......EEK.......EEK!"
Foreman says: "You're fired!"
Worker: "What d'you mean, just 'cos I compained that my barrow is squeaking?"
Foreman: "No, because it should be going EEK-EEK-EEK-EEK....."

:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Jon.
 
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And the one about the diligent security guard who checked every barrow of sand leaving the site for contraband only to find out later barrows and sand were being purloined.

SW
 
Gizzy

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#35
One reason could be, because after every building is constructed, the wheel barrows are dumped in the skip, rather than used on the next site.

I got my last barrow this way, when the builders finished the new hanger. I also got a trailer full of 10mm gravel which I had to dig out of the skip....
 
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One reason could be, because after every building is constructed, the wheel barrows are dumped in the skip, rather than used on the next site.

I got my last barrow this way, when the builders finished the new hanger. I also got a trailer full of 10mm gravel which I had to dig out of the skip....
Not any more, I'm afraid Gizzy, every grain of sand needs to be accounted for these days. It's taking me montHSBC of accumulate some paviours!:swear:
 
Adam1989

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So this week I have been busy ordering the materials to carry on with the garden railway, my sleepers and various other things turned up and I even managed to get a few in.
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dunnyrail

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#38
If we're allowed to count the Keter plastic "garden stores" we were talking about a while back (they are kind-of-sheds, though not ones you can walk into), then we're currently at seven - two "real" sheds, four of the Keters and a lean-to storage shed running the whole length of one side of the house.....and we've still run out of space...... :(

Jon.
Aha so Jon 7 sheds then!
 
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#39

You might be able to slide a switch in were the first left curved track is ( in front of the Stainz )for another spur.(USA lingo ) :wondering:
I keep looking at al that real estate to the right of the Shed that is crying out for some sidings. Perhaps a Right Hand Curved Point (placed as you enter the shed at the bottom of the pic) may be the way to utilise it all?
 
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I keep looking at al that real estate to the right of the Shed that is crying out for some sidings. Perhaps a Right Hand Curved Point (placed as you enter the shed at the bottom of the pic) may be the way to utilise it all?
I see what you mean there is some wasted space there.