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Post by Walkingthedog » Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:07 pm

I’m not surprised he didn’t talk about it John. My dad reckons they bounced across the Atlantic. Rather him than me.
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Post by brian1951 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:45 pm

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Only went out to get some building supplies, came back with these. :?

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Post by RogerB » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:51 pm

Should have put your specs. on. :D R-
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Post by Walkingthedog » Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:55 pm

Change is as good as a rest Brian.
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Post by footplate1947 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 7:03 pm

Walkingthedog wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:29 pm
I know you meant Woolwich John.

You say about a flat bottomed ferry boat crossing the Channel, what about all the landing craft that did the same a few years later? My dad sailed a landing craft from Norfolk Virginia to Scotland via the Azores. Not on his own needless to say :D
I see what you mean Brian. I did not know they had stopped it for maintenance I guess. My comment about the old flat bottomed river ferry crossing the channel was because of the fact that old flat bottomed boats were not designed to go to sea. They do not handle to well I believe in stormy weather..............John
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Post by Maz066 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:50 pm

GWR wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:55 pm
My latest acquisition is a lovely secondhand Dapol D97 1466
Great little loco. Despite all you read about the original airfix model, the Dapol ram well. The DH 14XX model is the best runner of all my loco fleet. Sound is not as good though
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Post by footplate1947 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:22 pm

Lovely little 14xx Nice purchase...............John
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Post by footplate1947 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:27 pm

brian1951 wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:45 pm
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Only went out to get some building supplies, came back with these. :?
Reminds me Brian when (this is true) Sandy My wife 10yrs ago went out to buy a washing machine and came home with BMW. ... You seem to like A4s Brian. Hope you don't have to repair these ones................John
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Post by brian1951 » Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:43 pm

No repairs needed on these John, i do like A4s, i have 24 now in 2 gauges.

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Post by footplate1947 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:30 am

They are one of my favorits as well Brian. I have about 15 or so. A lot anyway. Enjoy........John
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