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Poll

Would you support and purchase a crowdfunded Brush Class 53 Falcon locomotive in N Gauge?

Yes in Livery 1, Original works livery - Lime Green/Dark Green body bands
6 (8.8%)
Yes in Livery 2, Initial service livery - Lime Green/Chestnut body bands & window surround
17 (25%)
Yes in Livery 3, Western Region livery - Brunswick Green/Pale Green body bands/Yellow Warning panel
24 (35.3%)
Yes in Livery 4, Corporate livery - All over BR Blue/Yellow ends
21 (30.9%)

Total Members Voted: 68

Author Topic: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon  (Read 1337 times)

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Offline ntpntpntp

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #15 on: September 22, 2017, 12:27:35 pm »
Even though I run continental N these days and can't justify one, I do think Falcon is a fine looking loco.
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Offline RichardBenn

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #16 on: September 23, 2017, 04:36:36 pm »
You can only vote for one livery option. I voted for option 3 but I'd also buy one in option 4. I know there was only one prototype and I promise not to run both at the same time.  :D

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2017, 07:53:17 am »
To keep the thread bumping along, here's some drawings of this rather handsome machine:


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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2017, 07:55:38 am »
And here is Falcon under test on the Lickey Incline:



This looks like Bristol TM(?), with Falcon hauling freight:



Finally, for now, this image is dated 1966 and sees Falcon outside Swindon's test facility:

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2017, 09:23:44 am »
You can only vote for one livery option. I voted for option 3 but I'd also buy one in option 4. I know there was only one prototype and I promise not to run both at the same time.  :D

Richard,

if this gets off the ground, you can run as many at one time as you like! ;)

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #20 on: September 25, 2017, 09:26:54 am »
Falcon's service on the WR started right at the end of the period I model but I could squeeze it in alongside Warships and Westerns right at the very end of steam.
Well, that's just not good enough. Some fount of all knowledge you are!  :no:  ;)

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #21 on: September 25, 2017, 01:14:57 pm »
You can only vote for one livery option. I voted for option 3 but I'd also buy one in option 4. I know there was only one prototype and I promise not to run both at the same time.  :D

I voted for option 4, but would be seriously tempted to also get a version 2.

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #22 on: September 25, 2017, 03:50:37 pm »
OOPS!! Pressed 1 without thinking!!  3 for me as that's when I first saw it.
Some days its just not worth gnawing through the straps.

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #23 on: September 26, 2017, 09:30:16 pm »
Option 1 or 2 for me.

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2017, 10:37:55 am »
An unashamed "bump".

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Re: Crowdfunding Proposal for Brush Class 53 Falcon
« Reply #25 on: October 11, 2017, 12:43:09 pm »
https://flic.kr/p/9DvuS9

Falcon at Ranelagh Bridge Stabling point, Paddington, 1971

 

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