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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2085 on: February 15, 2018, 03:19:58 pm »
 Jack thats just what I was thinking a Dummy Thunderbird  57 for the  Pendolino to push round ,for those of us without overhead wires.
Allthough I might have that covered once I can get to my stock boxes as I have a Farish Thunderbird and an Ian Stoat dummy chassis , maybe I can swap.bodies over .
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2086 on: February 15, 2018, 03:21:52 pm »
Having thought about it I think it is going to be a VEA/VFA Air-Braked Vanwide.

Air braked conversions of earlier carry over designs they are still around today in preservation and the MOD so lots of liveries and a good follow on to the class B tankers.

I don't think Revolution will start a new powered model until the class 92's are shipped, and then they will do a loco.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2087 on: February 15, 2018, 03:46:40 pm »
The new idea thats transitional and used with Pendos?...

It's a RevolutioN Special Class 47/57 upgrade so you can tow all those Pendolinos around when they grind to a halt when there is a line power failure!!  :smiley-laughing:

I think that's called a CJM chassis.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2088 on: February 15, 2018, 06:56:37 pm »
Having thought about it I think it is going to be a VEA/VFA Air-Braked Vanwide.

Air braked conversions of earlier carry over designs they are still around today in preservation and the MOD so lots of liveries and a good follow on to the class B tankers.

.... then they will do a loco.

Sounds good to me - as does a loco as Id be able to persuade myself to not buy the loco and spend the saved funds on more rolling stock (little chance of not spending it at all)

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2089 on: February 15, 2018, 07:10:37 pm »
Everyone is waiting for an announcement about the arrival of the Pendolino and we get 3 pages of wish list and guesswork that have nothing to do with Pendolino's at all. Think Ben should have started a new thread with the last paragraph of his hiatus post.

Could one of the mods split this into a new thread?
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2090 on: February 15, 2018, 07:14:18 pm »
Everyone is waiting for an announcement about the arrival of the Pendolino and we get 3 pages of wish list and guesswork that have nothing to do with Pendolino's at all. Think Ben should have started a new thread with the last paragraph of his hiatus post.

Could one of the mods split this into a new thread?

Every time the email goes ping with Pendalino in the Subject, hearts start to race and hands start to sweat.  And a voice in the wilderness says "I cannot cope with the suspense any more"  :D
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2091 on: February 16, 2018, 09:26:18 pm »

Hello all,

The Pendolinos are on a ship somewhere between China and Felixtowe, and are unlikely to dock for at least another couple of weeks I'd have thought.

Once they arrive they will need to clear customs and be delivered to us.  Then we will begin the process of checking, packing and sending the models out.  We will do our best to do it as quickly and fairly as possible, but in practical terms there is a significant amount of work to do.

For those awaiting an announcement of the next proposed model (which is more aimed at the transition era) then a dedicated thread will be started here on Friday morning, timed to coincide with the opening of Model Rail Scotland.

Cheers

Ben A.



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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2092 on: February 16, 2018, 10:51:17 pm »
You mean next Friday. I've been looking for the new thread all day.

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2093 on: February 16, 2018, 11:22:26 pm »
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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2094 on: February 17, 2018, 09:51:47 am »
You mean next Friday. I've been looking for the new thread all day.

John P

Hi John,

Model Rail Scotland starts next Friday; that is when the thread will start too.

Cheers

Ben A.



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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2095 on: February 23, 2018, 11:44:55 am »
You mean next Friday. I've been looking for the new thread all day.

John P

Hi John,

Model Rail Scotland starts next Friday; that is when the thread will start too.

Cheers

Ben A.

How is the setup going, ready to be invaded by schoolchildren  :D

My school railway club used to go every year on the Friday afternoon, and when we were waiting to go in I would invariably spot my father further up the line.  Very useful if a purchase was going to exceed my pocket money. :thumbsup:

We await the announcement  8)

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2096 on: March 18, 2018, 09:13:35 pm »
Just checked my email...


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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2097 on: March 18, 2018, 09:18:08 pm »
Just checked my email...



Let me guess, you got an email saying they had caught you looking at a dodgy site and they wanted a ransom of Bitcoins.  :D

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2098 on: March 18, 2018, 09:19:17 pm »
They're in sight of the finishing post! Getting excited!    :claphappy:

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Re: Pendolino - a new approach
« Reply #2099 on: March 18, 2018, 09:25:30 pm »
Let me guess, you got an email saying they had caught you looking at a dodgy site and they wanted a ransom of Bitcoins.  :D

Given the tanking value of Bitcoin that would be a terrible choice of ransom, Pendolinos are going to be a much more valuable commodity ;)

 

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