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Author Topic: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model  (Read 536 times)

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Re: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model
« Reply #15 on: July 30, 2020, 03:31:03 PM »
Yes, I fear you're right!

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Re: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model
« Reply #16 on: July 30, 2020, 07:52:23 PM »
An update, the retailer has replied saying that they will try and find me a replacement. I will be happy if they can find a good one.

The Hattons site has pictures of both sides - the lower band of lettering is not level on either, if that was your issue. Good luck with getting one that is right - charming vehicle.


https://www.hattons.co.uk/513936/hornby_r7249_scammell_mechanical_horse_van_trailer_centenary_year_limited_edition_1957/stockdetail.aspx



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Re: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model
« Reply #17 on: July 31, 2020, 02:38:04 PM »
I think you are right about it being difficult to find one with straight lettering, I have a feeling they are all like that, mine certainly had wonky lettering on both sides.

I have returned the first one, I will keep my fingers crossed for the next.

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Re: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model
« Reply #18 on: Today at 05:28:48 PM »
My second vehicle arrived today. It is a lot better than the first.

The retailer phoned me to say that they had quite a few with wonky lettering and would I like them to send the best version they could find. I was impressed by the fact they were willing to open lots of boxes to search for a good example so I agreed to try another one. I will keep this one, it may not be perfect but I donít think Hornby will be likely to do another run.
 
Iím only semi irritated now and worse things can happen at sea  :D


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Re: Am I being too fussy? Problems with a diecast model
« Reply #19 on: Today at 05:39:04 PM »
Sounds like you have got a helpful retailer, at least.

 

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