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by mjb1961
Sun Aug 12, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack

Warning: I have just found out that the new coach pack (and the new, matching driving motor cars) have NEM coupling pockets and don't have the multi-pin and socket electrical connections. What this means is that to use the older pullman driving cars, you'll have to rip out the couplings and add NEM...
by mjb1961
Sat Aug 11, 2018 11:22 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack

Bigglesof266 wrote:I have the 2012 (?) release 1934 Brighton Belle Train Pack and matching three coaches released in 1934 livery issued to complete the five coach set. I can confirm all the roofs are (off) white, the same shade as Hornby Pullman coach white roofs.


Thankyou biggles ,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Greater Loftchester
Replies: 12
Views: 224

Re: Greater Loftchester

Looks like it's going to be very good ,,,your carpentry skills aren't that bad either,,,,,keep us posted ,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sat Aug 11, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack

Thankyou SRman ,,,,I'll investigate,,,the 1934 set I have ,have a white/off white roof,,,the trailer cars look like white as well ,but I've seen some images where they look silver ,also some retailers descriptions state they are era 6 and another era 4 ,,,so I don't know ,,,martin :D
by mjb1961
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Southern Region EMU
Replies: 5
Views: 111

Re: Southern Region EMU

Hi ,,,I have if you were interested a Bachmann class 411 ,4CEP with small yellow panels,only one motor and interior lights ,,,it's absolutely as new ,never been run ,only a brief test ,,the three coaches that make up the set have never been removed,the box/boxes also excellent ,,,Google Bachmann 31-...
by mjb1961
Fri Aug 10, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Re: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack

They aren't entirely suitable for the 1934 set, depending on how much accuracy you want. The catalogue artwork shows the smaller Pullman crest, so that is good, but the 2nd (or 3rd) class car only has "Car No 85", whereas for the 1934 set it should really have a longer panel saying "...
by mjb1961
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack
Replies: 10
Views: 113

Hornby r4871 Brighton Belle Coach Pack

Hi ,,,,many of you may already know that Hornby have released a three coach pack for the Brighton Belle ,,anyway what I'm asking is ,I have the 1934 motorised set which are in the umber and cream colours,,would these new releases be a match for them as I'm thinking they are more for the 1960s umber ...
by mjb1961
Mon Aug 06, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: New layout
Replies: 1
Views: 104

Re: New layout

Hi and welcome to the forum ,,,,your layout is looking good at the moment,,keep the updates coming ,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Low Attic
Replies: 10
Views: 222

Re: Low Attic

Build or buy your self a shed if you haven't got any room else where,,,,,mjb
by mjb1961
Sun Jul 29, 2018 8:34 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Storing track and points/turnouts
Replies: 4
Views: 209

Re: Storing track and points/turnouts

Hi ,,,there is nothing wrong with a cardboard box but you could get one of those plastic containers with a lid which would be better ,,,,if it was me putting track into storage I would separate the different track peices and once they are all in piles I would keep them together with elastic bands / ...
by mjb1961
Fri Jul 27, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Bachmann
Topic: Bachmann LNER teaks
Replies: 2
Views: 65

Bachmann LNER teaks

Arrived this morning,,4 Bachmann teaks ,the latest ones ,,very nice and at £40 each ,brand new and a good price as well ,,does anyone else have any ,,
by mjb1961
Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dynomometer Car Released
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Dynomometer Car Released

08 shunter is to fast ,the Dynomometer car is only capable of measuring speeds up to 126mph :D :D
by mjb1961
Wed Jul 25, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dynomometer Car Released
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Re: Dynomometer Car Released

Well it arrived today as expected,nicely packed and in perfect condition,,the rail exclusive package/ box isn't as good as i expected but it is suffice ,,anyway the Dynomometer car itself is superb in every way ,,the level of detail is stunning ,very delicate,,you really do have to watch where you p...
by mjb1961
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Dapol
Topic: Coach lighting interference
Replies: 2
Views: 224

Re: Coach lighting interference

Hi ,,,,first of all have you tested each coach individualy to eliminate some of them because it may only be one of them ,,does the loco stall even if it's on its own ,,,,does the loco stall with or without the coaches in the same place ,,,and is the track pinned down flat ,especially the point,,some...
by mjb1961
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Dynomometer Car Released
Replies: 4
Views: 193

Dynomometer Car Released

Hi ,,,,finally the rails of Sheffied exclusive,,,Dynomometer Car made by Rapido is in stock and is on its way to me ,hopefully should with me in the next couple of days ,,,,so ,what I'm asking is ,,,anyone already received theirs ? :D :D

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