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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:49 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
Thankyou for that chaps I have never seen one of...

Thankyou for that chaps I have never seen one of those before.
John
Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 10:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 94
Posted By Footplate1947
We had a odd one fly over the cottage yesterday...

We had a odd one fly over the cottage yesterday and not being aircraft buff like you two have no idea what it was. It looked like a transport but hovered with engines at wing tips with huge props....
Forum: OO Scale Yesterday, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 166
Posted By Footplate1947
Yes signs such as these were and are as far as I...

Yes signs such as these were and are as far as I know used. They were used as shunting markers. They may have a letter indecating a particular siding ect:
John
Forum: The Real Thing 22-06-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 120
Posted By Footplate1947
Glad you had good day at York. 4468 looks...

Glad you had good day at York. 4468 looks wonderful does she not. Last time I was there I was able to have a sit in 4468s Drivers seat and I felt like the king of the road.................... John
Forum: General Modelling 22-06-2018, 11:21 AM
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Views: 91,471
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi nice locos BB anything from Brians collection...

Hi nice locos BB anything from Brians collection bound to be nice as he has a nice collection I think. I think he is making space for some more diesels. :)
John
Forum: General Modelling 21-06-2018, 09:25 PM
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Posted By Footplate1947
I dont know Terry as I have only just bought it...

I dont know Terry as I have only just bought it so it will not arrive till next week. I dont mind if it dose not run to tell you the truth. I have a large stock of new Hornby tender drive motor...
Forum: General Chat 21-06-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,451
Posted By Footplate1947
Please dont bother with remoulds MG. Friend of...

Please dont bother with remoulds MG. Friend of mine bought one couple of years ago and after about a month a large carbuncle appeared in the sidewall. They put another one on and said sorry. That one...
Forum: The Real Thing 21-06-2018, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 269
Posted By Footplate1947
We are big fans of the North York Moor Railway we...

We are big fans of the North York Moor Railway we dont live all that far away from it either. Very dissopointed about the cancillation of the WW11 weekend this year.
Forum: General Modelling 21-06-2018, 08:00 PM
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Views: 91,471
Posted By Footplate1947
One for the chaps who still like to see the older...

One for the chaps who still like to see the older Hornby models. Just picked this King up on E bay for 19. I think a bargain.
Forum: General Chat 21-06-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,451
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi MG ................Warning for worn tyres...

Hi MG ................Warning for worn tyres and putting on a part warn tyre. I wouldn't touch part warn tyres woth barge pole. Shame on you sir.
Budget tyres are better in my...
Forum: General Chat 21-06-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,451
Posted By Footplate1947
My old C5 is clocking up 13 years this year and...

My old C5 is clocking up 13 years this year and not failed a MOT yet.
That is what I call value for money........John
Forum: General Chat 21-06-2018, 12:16 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 206,451
Posted By Footplate1947
I wonder if she reads the forum and has not...

I wonder if she reads the forum and has not mentioned it. :D:D
Forum: For Sale 20-06-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By Footplate1947
You made a lovely job of that Matt I cant figur...

You made a lovely job of that Matt I cant figur out why you want to let it go..
John
Forum: General Chat 18-06-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
Aaaaaaaaaaa. so if he had feedback of over 1000...

Aaaaaaaaaaa. so if he had feedback of over 1000 it sounds to me that you found a possible dodgy Dealer. Food for thought. John
Forum: OO Scale 18-06-2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 186
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Richard,,,,,,,I agree that the dynamometer Car...

Hi Richard,,,,,,,I agree that the dynamometer Car is a lovely model. I have never spent that much on a coach. Ever. If I did buy it new my thoughts are not to weather it but keep it as new. If I...
Forum: General Chat 18-06-2018, 04:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry my mistake Richard you said you would not...

Sorry my mistake Richard you said you would not sell on the the bay again. My remark that I think that is an over reaction still stands. Do you now think that all buyers are going to try and conn...
Forum: General Chat 18-06-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 322
Posted By Footplate1947
I cannot comment as a seller on ebay because I...

I cannot comment as a seller on ebay because I have never used it much ( A few times with success I add) for selling over the years. But I have used ebay for buying a lot and indeed...
Forum: The Real Thing 18-06-2018, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 781
Posted By Footplate1947
I thought they made a wonderful job of the 4...

I thought they made a wonderful job of the 4 wheel IOW coach.
It looked wonderful being coupled up and there she was part of a train again after all those years.
A most enjoyable...
Forum: General Modelling 17-06-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 264
Posted By Footplate1947
Hello MG..............I like your post some good...

Hello MG..............I like your post some good advice which I found time to read most of it. :D
Only comment I would make about portable layouts and relocating. I have in my life moved more times...
Forum: N Gauge 15-06-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 806
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry.............. I thought this started with a...

Sorry.............. I thought this started with a simple question. Do I need DCC. Answer is simple.............NO.
Do I want DCC well that is quite something else. :)
Forum: N Gauge 15-06-2018, 06:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 806
Posted By Footplate1947
I think if I was starting today I would go for...

I think if I was starting today I would go for DCC but it may be good idea building a small layout in just DC to start with then you can decide if you are going to be bitten by the Model Railway bug...
Forum: For Sale 15-06-2018, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 542
Posted By Footplate1947
Sorry to hear that you are packing in the hobby....

Sorry to hear that you are packing in the hobby. Guess you have through. Why dont you just do a small layout making it more usable for you to cope with. If I know modellers the hobby id in the blood....
Forum: On The Workbench 15-06-2018, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 338
Posted By Footplate1947
Nice job Wolie, Weathering mmmmmmmmmmm. ...

Nice job Wolie, Weathering mmmmmmmmmmm. Personally I would not weather them. But it is all a matter of taste.
I have seen lots of models ruined by weathering attempts.
John
Forum: For Sale 12-06-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Footplate1947
The Rocket kit is now sold........John

The Rocket kit is now sold........John
Forum: For Sale 12-06-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Footplate1947
Hi Terry some time ago when I was given this I...

Hi Terry some time ago when I was given this I mentioned this kit and quite few people told me that they liked it and would like it at the time. But only just got around to putting it up on the for...
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