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Author Topic: Show your Latest GB Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.  (Read 709828 times)

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Offline Dr Al

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1320 on: January 29, 2014, 04:22:37 PM »
Just arrived from Wickness Models.  Now all I need to do is learn how to drive it properly.....  (and get a longer whistle blast....)

Sorry Les, but to me this sounds all wrong - for a 3 cylinder pacific it should be running a lot slower to match up with that soundtrack IMHO....

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Alan
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1321 on: January 29, 2014, 06:23:32 PM »
Just arrived from Wickness Models.  Now all I need to do is learn how to drive it properly.....  (and get a longer whistle blast....)

Sorry Les, but to me this sounds all wrong - for a 3 cylinder pacific it should be running a lot slower to match up with that soundtrack IMHO....

Cheers,
Alan

Yes- I've got to tweak one CV to get the sound nearer six chuffs than 4 and a bit- I did say it was as supplied.......   Still finding how to get the Powercab to read the values, and for that matter how to let me lengthen the time before the whistle cuts out.

All the very best
Les

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1322 on: February 01, 2014, 03:56:43 PM »
New purchase today Farish class 04 £50 from local model shop.


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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1323 on: February 01, 2014, 07:12:49 PM »
On a streak now, my 3rd Farish steamer in a week that is a good'n.  Although good'n doesn't do this one justice. Even Mr OCD me can't find a fault with it!



Thanks to Ollie for picking it out and for convincing me I need to get a crimson & cream mk1 rake in the future! Also picked up a 3 coach suburban rake for my Fairburn.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1324 on: February 01, 2014, 07:21:49 PM »
 :envy: :envy: :envy:

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1325 on: February 01, 2014, 07:50:50 PM »
Main purchase from The Kendal show Poole era 37, was cheap (possibly) and had a couple of split gears to replace (took me a couple of days to build up the courage to do this and then found out how easy it was), but seems to be running well for it's age.
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1326 on: February 01, 2014, 08:09:03 PM »
Main purchase from The Kendal show Poole era 37, was cheap (possibly) and had a couple of split gears to replace (took me a couple of days to build up the courage to do this and then found out how easy it was), but seems to be running well for it's age.

Well done on bringing the 37 back to life and gaining the confidence to do more  :claphappy:

cheers John.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1327 on: February 01, 2014, 09:30:39 PM »
Gave in and bought a Fairburn tank.  My local shop had LMS, unweathered Late Crest and weathered late crest examples.  I still think the LMS one is the best looking; a real beauty with its lettering and numbering, I wish I could find a reason other than rule 1 for buying one.  I decided the weathered version was more appropriate to a 1960s setting.


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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1328 on: February 02, 2014, 11:34:42 AM »
Went to Keighley and Worth Valley railway yesterday to take pictures and ended up in the model shop at Haworth station...I found the PCA for £5 and this hrad-to-find blue/grey SO for £15.50 - I feel like a lucky SO and SO...

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Well worth a visit, they had a blue/grey 4CEP for £99 which I had to resist buying after my other large purchase this month.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1329 on: February 03, 2014, 01:31:57 AM »
Latest additions to the engineers' resources on Dunestone:

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7 'Dogfish' - 'Rusty' livery...
My inspiration - never let a setback get you down...

My layout thread - Hambleside East: http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=18364.0
My workbench thread: http://www.ngaugeforum.co.uk/SMFN/index.php?topic=19037

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1330 on: February 03, 2014, 06:25:30 AM »
All the above is drool inducing stuff.  :drool:

Especially the little green shunter! Mind you that Tornado is uber cool.
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Vision over visibility. Bono, U2.

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1331 on: February 05, 2014, 12:02:10 PM »
Latest addition to the Kimbolted roster is a 3 car class 108 courtesy of a fellow member (thanks, Ste!)

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1332 on: February 05, 2014, 10:15:21 PM »
I know it's german, but, hey... It's steam :)

I spoiled myself

Minitrix BR 65 by -Grumbeast-trains-

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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1333 on: February 05, 2014, 10:24:57 PM »
Love the green DMU, Mick - 3 car as well. The layout seems to be coming along also.  :thumbsup:

Graham - a mate of mine back in the Nineties had one of those. A superb runner, if I recall.  :thumbsup:

George
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Re: Show your Latest Loco and Rolling Stock Purchase.
« Reply #1334 on: February 06, 2014, 02:48:19 PM »
Only really a "latest purchase" as regards chipping, the result of a trip to Digitrains this morning to collect after fitting with a small Digitrax decoder in the tender.  Now looks a little Dapol-ish with a sleeved tube passing from the cab into the tender.

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Tyne Dock O1 concocted by my son (Mr) Simon from a BachFarish 8F chassis, a Langley B1 body, air pumps from Adrian at Foxhunter Models, and a GCR tender created by swapping the chassis from a burnt-out 3F tender (less motor and worm) into the body of the tender from a J11 which had a bent wheel (an exhibition hall floor jumped up and bent it.. :-[......)

Mr Makkem's pigeon loft shows up well in the background......

All the very best
Les
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