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Old 20-04-2017, 11:41 AM   #1361
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I've got a big tin of red oxide undercoat spray paint - should look a bit like professional weathering (not). R-
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Old 20-04-2017, 12:21 PM   #1362
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Another A4 ... this one is a blue Mallard, and is a box case of parts but should be nice looking loco once it is put together. It has chassis bits missing but have another chassis waiting for the loco. Will have a go at posting a picture when it is done.
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Wandering round Hatton's site this morning and see they are selling the blue Mallard with TTS sound fitted for 85. Can't be bad for that price.
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Old 20-04-2017, 02:01 PM   #1363
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Hi TWD, Mallard TTS is 79.50 at Rails.........HB
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:13 PM   #1364
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Here is one of two model engines i have recently purchased. Anyone fancy a guess at the make or model of engine?.
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:22 PM   #1365
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Hi Graham
When it comes to engines, and other technical things, I haven't a clue. A sheer guess says that it's a DELTIC?
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:27 PM   #1366
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When it comes to engines, and other technical things, I haven't a clue. A sheer guess says that it's a DELTIC?
Hi PP, wrong answer. I will reveal all around 22:00 hrs, after i finish my next site patrol
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:49 PM   #1367
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I know nothing about engines but would guess at a Rolls Royce diesel engine. What for I don't know...
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Here is one of two model engines i have recently purchased. Anyone fancy a guess at the make or model of engine?.
Cummins diesel V8 turbo charged?
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:55 PM   #1369
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I know nothing about engines but would guess at a Rolls Royce diesel engine. What for I don't know...
Ok, the engine is a Maybach MD 655 they were fitted to class 52 WESTERNS

The engines are V 12s and turbo charged, two were fitted into westerns with hydraulic transmissions.
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Old 22-04-2017, 09:56 PM   #1370
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A Bachmann Northern Belle class 57 which has no place on a 60's layout but very nice. I'll pretend its a prototype like Falcon or something.
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