What is British G Scale

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Someone winding me up, Brunel Models don't have a Laxey wheel on their web site.......

David

Not a wind up. If you have the money Brunel will make to order - Bespoke Projects Their work is outstanding. They usually show up at the 16 mm NGM show with a selection. Their made to true scale, say 16 mm, really shows the difference in size from most buildings made in "garden scale" by other suppliers. Then you could always get the BBC "Money for Nothing" team interested and get that nice fitted kitchen quickly upcycled to a Laxey wheel. Whatever it is it will be quite imposing, as will the other half's reaction. Max
 

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Another slight thread drift David. I've been following this with interest. Initially assumed it would be 45mm gauge, now 32mm gauge mentioned and your self-imposed rules detailed in post #85. Just to throw my spanner in - this is looking for a new home if you don't find anything IOM suitable. 32/45mm adjustable.
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Dare I quietly ask 'ow much?
 

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Not a wind up. If you have the money Brunel will make to order - Bespoke Projects Their work is outstanding. They usually show up at the 16 mm NGM show with a selection. Their made to true scale, say 16 mm, really shows the difference in size from most buildings made in "garden scale" by other suppliers. Then you could always get the BBC "Money for Nothing" team interested and get that nice fitted kitchen quickly upcycled to a Laxey wheel. Whatever it is it will be quite imposing, as will the other half's reaction. Max

If you've seen any of the truly amazing model structures made by Brunel for Gauge 1 layouts - as well as a 16mm scale Woody Bay - you'll know that the quality is as big as the price. Given that even something as 'compact' as a 16mm scale signal box costs around £400, you can imagine how much something like the Lynton & Barnstaple's Chelfham viaduct must have cost.

They will make any thing you want as a one-off project - all you need is a LOT of money.
 

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If you've seen any of the truly amazing model structures made by Brunel for Gauge 1 layouts - as well as a 16mm scale Woody Bay - you'll know that the quality is as big as the price. Given that even something as 'compact' as a 16mm scale signal box costs around £400, you can imagine how much something like the Lynton & Barnstaple's Chelfham viaduct must have cost.

They will make any thing you want as a one-off project - all you need is a LOT of money.
They made me two bridges, LGB R2, and R3, expensive yes, but not that bad.
 

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If you've seen any of the truly amazing model structures made by Brunel for Gauge 1 layouts - as well as a 16mm scale Woody Bay - you'll know that the quality is as big as the price. Given that even something as 'compact' as a 16mm scale signal box costs around £400, you can imagine how much something like the Lynton & Barnstaple's Chelfham viaduct must have cost.

They will make any thing you want as a one-off project - all you need is a LOT of money.

A Bridge too far?
 

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Good movie. Loved the scene with all the DC-3s taking off (crank the sound up for that)._
............... and fairly close to the historical account :nod::nod:

One of our friend's father's uniform is in the museum at Oosterbeek complete with shrapnel damage - he survived and spent the rest of the war POW