Gormo's Shed

Current Platform1mrc Competition


Platform 1 picture of the week - no.20 - 12th September 2020


RossPop's beautiful 45xx build

Want to see your picture here? Get posting!

Latest Edition September 2020 Out Now


Our Competition Sponsors

Recent Threads

 
Title
Replies Views
Last Message
  1. Davoetype
    Replies:
    11
    Views:
    314
  2. Keith M
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    40
  3. York Paul
    Replies:
    20
    Views:
    218
  4. Walkingthedog
    Replies:
    35
    Views:
    317
  5. Kimbo
    Replies:
    172
    Views:
    3,026
  6. Rosspop
    Replies:
    15
    Views:
    173
  7. jakesdad13
    Replies:
    116
    Views:
    5,541
  8. gormo
    Replies:
    8
    Views:
    183
  9. jakesdad13
    Replies:
    77
    Views:
    2,076
  10. gormo
    Replies:
    1,992
    Views:
    124,803
  11. Bernie
    Replies:
    9
    Views:
    58
  12. Bernie
    Replies:
    27
    Views:
    510
  13. Rob Pulham
    Replies:
    60
    Views:
    751
  14. AJS is a Red
    Replies:
    1
    Views:
    17
  15. Keith M
    Replies:
    2
    Views:
    53
Loading...
    1. New members welcome lounge

      -- Where all new members are asked to place a post of introduction to the rest of the gang.
      Discussions:
      832
      Messages:
      7,865
      Latest: Welcome Tom Burnham Keith M, Oct 19, 2020 at 7:42 PM
    2. Meet The Team

      This is where our Moderators introduce themselves.
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      137
    3. Rules To Play By

      As it suggests. Some rules and guidelines.
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      14
      Latest: Thems the rules (for now) York Paul, Jun 8, 2019
    4. How this forum works - FAQ

      Frequently asked questions and answers. If you are having problems using the forum please ask for help here.
      Discussions:
      42
      Messages:
      396
    5. Noticeboard

      For messages to those with signing in problems only ( use by the admin only )
      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      21
    1. Scalescenes models

      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      164
    2. Townstreet Models

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      13
    3. Platform1

      Discussions:
      3
      Messages:
      81
      Latest: Help required. Gloria Aldridge, Oct 15, 2020 at 10:37 AM
    4. Gladiator Models

      Discussions:
      0
      Messages:
      0
      (Contains no messages)
    1. Newsletter Interactive Puzzle

      Drop your answers in here for the newsletter teaser
      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      40
    1. How to

      How to build a layout from Scratch
      Discussions:
      23
      Messages:
      241
    2. General Information

      Beginners guides for Railway Modelling
      Discussions:
      37
      Messages:
      329
      Latest: British Luke Towan Bernie, Oct 12, 2020
    1. Members Personal Layouts

      Where our members can showcase their pride and joy.
      Discussions:
      222
      Messages:
      18,566
      Latest: Aliborough Walkingthedog, Oct 19, 2020 at 5:44 PM
    2. Suggested Layout Track Plan Examples

      Some suggested layout plans of all shapes and sizes.
      Discussions:
      17
      Messages:
      290
    3. Planks

      A very popular layout type for those space-starved members.
      Discussions:
      50
      Messages:
      3,380
      Latest: Possible new layout... Gary, Sep 12, 2020
    4. Strictly Inglenooks

      Layouts built to the inglenook principles.
      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      131
      Latest: Peate -A portable Inglenook Dr Tony, Oct 11, 2020
    5. Baseboards

      The foundation of every layout
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      64
      Latest: Joining modular baseboards Wolseley, Sep 30, 2020
    6. Running Your Trains

      Operations - Scheduling & train Movements
      Discussions:
      13
      Messages:
      134
      Latest: Realistic Timetabling class48nswfan, Jun 8, 2020
    7. Narrow Gauge Layouts

      For all your Narrow Gauge needs
      Discussions:
      37
      Messages:
      509
    8. Dioramas and static displays

      Not layouts .... not planks .... smaller works maybe with a specific theme ..... maybe not
      Discussions:
      14
      Messages:
      200
      Latest: Scenic diorama.. Mark4mm, Sep 2, 2020
    1. Solders and fluxes

      Different variations of what holds our kits together
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      5
      Latest: Carr's 188 solder paint paul_l, Jan 13, 2019
    2. Glues

      Whatever you are sticking together .... There is s glue for everything
      Discussions:
      7
      Messages:
      94
    3. Plastic products

      Various plastics including sheet materials
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      32
      Latest: Northern Bridge Mr Porter, Feb 6, 2020
    4. Metals

      Sheet metals and moulding metals etc.
      Discussions:
      6
      Messages:
      69
    5. Wooden products

      Balsa, Plywoods, MDF and any others
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      44
    6. Rubber & Silicone

      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      4
      Latest: Doing my own Toto, Jul 12, 2019
    1. Workshop Benches

      Members workshop areas showcasing their various works in progress.
      Discussions:
      168
      Messages:
      6,214
      Latest: A new signal box for The Black Isle Railway AJS is a Red, Oct 18, 2020 at 10:04 PM
    2. Hints & Tips

      Some easy and helpful things you did not know.
      Discussions:
      62
      Messages:
      469
      Latest: Simple 3 link coupling tool. Kimbo, Jul 13, 2020
    3. Tutorials

      Some explained & illustrated "how to's" from the experts.
      Discussions:
      65
      Messages:
      525
      Latest: Weathering hoppers Kimbo, Mar 31, 2020
    4. Gormo's Shed

      A collection of video's and articles presented by the Great Gorm himself
      Discussions:
      177
      Messages:
      1,525
      Latest: Episode 141 20 Fiddleyard Cassettes Revisited gormo, Oct 19, 2020 at 9:23 AM
    5. Product Reviews

      If you have one of the latest releases, let us know what you think here
      Discussions:
      32
      Messages:
      272
    6. Books and reference materials

      All printed and online reference materials
      Discussions:
      46
      Messages:
      293
      Latest: Yorkshire Steam 1948-1968 - By Peter Tuffrey Rob Pulham, Oct 16, 2020 at 8:33 PM
    7. Tools

      If it makes the job easier ..... Stick it in here
      Discussions:
      60
      Messages:
      671
    8. Courses & Classes

      For learning new skills
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      9
      Latest: Soldering Course Rob Pulham, Nov 21, 2017
    9. Pulhams Puffers

      Scratch built & kit built rolling stock by our resident expert Rob Pulham
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      633
    10. Scratchin' The Surface

      The wizards from Oz's forums covering Scratch building, weathering & Scenics
      Discussions:
      9
      Messages:
      95
      Latest: Modifying my Static Grass Applicator Davoetype, Oct 20, 2020 at 12:19 AM
    11. Painting and airbrushing

      An art in itself
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      12
    12. Computer Aided Modelling

      Using Computer controlled devices to produce models e.g. CnC, 3D printing, plotter cutters etc etc
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      407
      Latest: AnyCubic Wash and Cure Andy_Sollis, Oct 3, 2020
    1. Scenics

      Modelling ground form, trees and shrubs, rock faces and all things natural.
      Discussions:
      32
      Messages:
      586
    2. Walls, paths, roads etc

      They are part of the scenery but man-made.
      Discussions:
      15
      Messages:
      112
      Latest: Tea bag tarpaulins Dr Tony, Dec 20, 2019
    1. Line Side Buildings

      A variety of buildings specifically related to our railways. Stations, Engine Sheds and more.
      Discussions:
      46
      Messages:
      701
    2. Industrial & Commercial

      Factories, offices, shops etc.
      Discussions:
      26
      Messages:
      442
    3. Domestic & Temporary

      Whether it's a house, portacabin or a garden shed, post them in here
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      44
    4. Specifically for scratch builds

      For all categories of scratch built structures
      Discussions:
      36
      Messages:
      697
      Latest: Leek station- the build commences York Paul, Oct 19, 2020 at 7:17 PM
    5. Signage

      All types of signage
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      32
      Latest: Take Note Andy_Sollis, Apr 30, 2020
    6. Bridges

      All types of bridges scratch built or off the shelf
      Discussions:
      1
      Messages:
      2
    1. RTR Stock

      As per the main manufacturers.
      Latest: O gauge bargain ! gormo, Oct 10, 2020
    2. Kits, Kit bashes & Scratch builds

      All rolling stock you build your self.
      Discussions:
      281
      Messages:
      6,647
      Latest: DJH 8F Build Rob Pulham, Oct 18, 2020 at 10:21 PM
    3. Reviews

      A place to review all your locos and rolling stock
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      164
      Latest: Auscision Storage Boxes Wolseley, Jun 12, 2020
    4. The Paintshop

      For all paint jobs, Detailing and Weathering.
      Discussions:
      23
      Messages:
      195
    5. Kit Castings

      Lost wax White metal etc
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      15
      Latest: Hornblock components Toto, May 14, 2020
    1. RTR Trackwork

      Just as it says all scales and gauges of ready to run trackwork.
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      189
    2. Hand built track

      Creating your own trackwork
      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      182
      Latest: This'll keep me busy for a while! Keith M, Oct 18, 2020 at 10:23 AM
    3. Track Design Software

      Software packages to help you design your track plans
      Discussions:
      5
      Messages:
      63
      Latest: Anyrail Graeme, Apr 26, 2019
    4. Track maintenance

      its a must so how do we do it
      Discussions:
      4
      Messages:
      62
      Latest: Why is Deoxit a secret ? Sol, Aug 24, 2019
    5. Ballasting

      its a sort of Marmite subject but necessary anyway
      Discussions:
      2
      Messages:
      12
    1. Locomotives

      Your loco photos both Diesel and Steam ........ Drop them in here.
      Discussions:
      193
      Messages:
      1,757
    2. Buildings & Structures

      Anything that may help inspire those budding kit bashers and scratch builders.
      Discussions:
      24
      Messages:
      215
    3. Wagons & Rolling Stock

      Just as it says ....... Get your photos in here.
      Discussions:
      43
      Messages:
      223
      Latest: Fully Fitted Freight - 1957 paul_l, Jul 8, 2020
    4. Miscellaneous & Oddities

      From station barrows to benches, signage and stalls etc.
      Discussions:
      71
      Messages:
      529
      Latest: Traverser in real life class48nswfan, Oct 17, 2020 at 11:29 AM
    5. Historic & Abandoned Railways

      Discussions:
      42
      Messages:
      228
    6. Research & Archival Materials

      For those who decide to dig a little deeper
      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      45
    1. DC Control

      Everything analogue.
      Discussions:
      15
      Messages:
      166
    2. DCC Control

      All the latest variants of DCC control.
      Discussions:
      67
      Messages:
      972
    3. Computer Automation

      RR&Co, JMRI and the like.
      Discussions:
      12
      Messages:
      182
    4. Other Electronic Interfaces

      All the other gizmos, widgets, doofers and whatsits that tie it all together.
      Discussions:
      30
      Messages:
      453
    5. DCC Sound

      All variants of DCC sound files
      Discussions:
      36
      Messages:
      349
      Latest: DJH Skinhead Kimbo, Jun 11, 2020
    6. Non Sound Decoders

      Any gauge DCC Decoders, what are you using
      Discussions:
      16
      Messages:
      156
      Latest: "Next18" DCC decoders. Andy_Sollis, Jul 9, 2020
    7. Welcome to the DARK side

      An introduction to Arduino and other programmable control systems
      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      192
      Latest: Arduino 101 - Lesson 3 paul_l, Aug 4, 2019
    8. Power Houses

      Motors and drive systems
      Discussions:
      8
      Messages:
      66
    1. Sales

      Please use the PM message system if you are interested in any sale items. platform1mrc.com has no connection with and takes no responsibility for any sales or transactions undertaken on any of its associated forums.
      Discussions:
      88
      Messages:
      304
      Latest: Loco kits for sale Rob Pulham, Oct 11, 2020
    2. Wanted

      Ask, members may just have it surplus to requirements.
      Discussions:
      31
      Messages:
      223