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Would You Buy a Crowd Funded GWR Churchward 4700 2-8-0 in N Gauge?

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Author Topic: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0  (Read 11397 times)

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Offline Caz

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #15 on: February 06, 2015, 07:45:58 PM »
Oh yes please Matt, definite at least one, probably 2 or even more

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #16 on: February 07, 2015, 09:58:56 AM »
You've made an excellent case for producing this loco and I, for one, would certainly buy one. There is a dearth of GWR heavy freight locos and it would go very well with my recently purchased Dapol 38XX (28XX ?)
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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #17 on: February 08, 2015, 10:36:15 AM »
Would definitely have at least one of these.  Hope it gets enough interest to get picked up and go ahead!

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #18 on: February 08, 2015, 10:42:09 PM »
A first class suggestion Matt,I want one in lined BR green

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #19 on: February 09, 2015, 09:47:14 AM »
Here is a photo of 4702 at OOC when fairly new. This shows the original "Great Western" livery together with the smaller Churchward 3500 gallon tender.



At the other end of the scale, here is doyen 4700 as many people best remember the class. Resplendant in fully lined BR green and hauling a long rake of coaches on a summer saturday.

Well, that's just not good enough. Some fount of all knowledge you are!  :no:  ;)

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #20 on: February 17, 2015, 08:23:33 PM »
I would be up for one of these as well.   :NGaugersRule:

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #21 on: February 17, 2015, 08:50:04 PM »
As long as it was manufactured by Arnold or Minitrix and not Dapol I'd buy at least 1 (ideally in GWR colours).

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #22 on: August 27, 2015, 03:58:41 PM »
definitely one for me :D  :drool:

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #23 on: August 27, 2015, 10:44:32 PM »
Yes - would be a prime item esp as DAPOL and FARISH will never cough up this loco.  Count me in.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #24 on: August 28, 2015, 07:15:31 AM »
How on earth have I missed this topic?  :doh:

Put me down for one - I'll start a savings fund for it right now!

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #25 on: January 28, 2016, 01:14:22 PM »
Late to the post but I'd definitely take one.

As others have said, it was a really well laid and thought out presentation.

There's something about the way this loco looks and it's purpose which means I'm sure it would star on many peoples layout. Hopefully the GWRS progress with their fully sized one will garner further interest. After all, Heljans OO one seemed to generate much interest.

Greg

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #26 on: January 28, 2016, 02:58:26 PM »
I think the 47xx will appear eventually, along with a County and a King. I would like a 47xx and if the price was not outlandish would quite likely go for one. I'm not certain what the growth rate is for N gauge, but have a hunch that it's only a matter of time before an established producer of 4mm dips their toes into N gauge. There is also the newer 4mm manufacturers who may expand into N.

With crowdfunding I imagine there is some apprehension amongst people, maybe waiting to see the end result of the Pendolino for example. I'm firmly rooted in steam but am sure it will be a great model, with many kicking themselves they did not join in it's funding.

Who would/will produce a 47xx remains to be seen, and it may come down to crowdfunding in the end. However,for all we know a manufacturer may already be working on a 47xx, or more than one manufacturer as has been seen before.

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #27 on: February 04, 2016, 09:01:41 PM »
I run all steam and would absolutely love to see some RevolutioN products aimed at steam modelers. I would have to have a 47xx as I seem to be acquiring GWR locos and stock rapidly. That said, I would buy any steam loco RevilutioN produced (though if it only appeared in BR liveries I would be heartbroken).

 I'm probably alone in this but I feel like there is a huge market in OO for pre-grouping and earlier locomotives and very little produced pre-grouping rtr in n gauge, so I would love to see something in  LSWR,  LBSCR, MR or SECR livery. Not trying to derail the thread (full steam ahead on the 47xx!), just adding that this might also be a good avenue to investigate.

On a similar note, four-wheel coaches are a MAJOR hole in the market right now. The Farish ones sell for 30-50 a piece on eBay and they are not very nice models by today's standards (though I'd kill for some...). A run on them would be comparable to a run of wagons and would almost certainly sell. And likely model shops by region would be very interested in regional pre-grouping and grouping liveried versions. Would any other steam nuts be interested if RevoltioN did some four wheeled coaches When/if they do a steam locomotive???

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #28 on: February 04, 2016, 11:01:37 PM »
The trouble with pre-grouping models is that you get ever more types of locos and stock built in ever smaller numbers which suit an ever smaller number of prototypes. The range of models in 00 is wider than in N so manufacturers are having to cast their nets wider for new subjects. Hopefully N Gauge will find itself with the same "predicament" in the future but given the smaller size of the market, some prototypes may never be commercially viable with current manufacturing techniques. Hopefully the 4700 does not fall into that category but we will have to wait and see.

Perhaps when 3D-printing becomes sufficiently fine and detailed it will be possible to simply dial up any prototype you like and have it realised in front of you. Until then, we will have to rely on Farish, Dapol and DJM as well as Ben and Mike to bring us the things we want or settle for kit-building.
Well, that's just not good enough. Some fount of all knowledge you are!  :no:  ;)

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Re: Suggestion for RevolutioN - GWR 4700 2-8-0
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2016, 09:39:40 PM »
 :hellosign:









 :hellosign:  Personally I would have to put this on the maybe list but best of luck for those definates
regards Derek.









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