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by PanzerJohn
Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Q1
Replies: 11
Views: 339

Re: Hornby Q1

I think it's one of Hornbys best, great detail, nice weight and a smooth and powerful motor. Not heard of any problems with them.
by PanzerJohn
Mon Sep 17, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby Thomas range discontinued again
Replies: 10
Views: 255

Re: Hornby Thomas range discontinued again

I've looked at Annex 2, most relevant seems to be.. Toys and their parts and, in the case of fixed toys, their anchorages, must have the requisite mechanical strength and, where appropriate, stability to withstand the stresses to which they are subjected during use without breaking or becoming liabl...
by PanzerJohn
Fri Jun 01, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 288
Views: 122629

Re: BARGAINS!

More likely they have used the wrong photo by mistake, I've seen them do that before.
by PanzerJohn
Thu May 31, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 288
Views: 122629

Re: BARGAINS!

It has now.
by PanzerJohn
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Interesting Hornby production thingys
Replies: 1
Views: 150

Interesting Hornby production thingys

An interesting part of Hornby history.. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Vintage-1970s-Hornby-R310-Old-Margate-Production-Assembly-Line-Loco-Tampo-Mould-/263596124715?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&nma=true&si=pvUZetDqDCA4V1cKJubwLuCU9Rc%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc ...
by PanzerJohn
Sat Apr 07, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hornby in the news today
Replies: 160
Views: 3987

Re: Hornby in the news today

Bigglesof266, I feel that may well be post of the year, and it's only April!
by PanzerJohn
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Financial Woes Continue
Replies: 109
Views: 3457

Re: Financial Woes Continue

I have been wondering that bringing Lyndon Davies in from Oxford Models could be beginning of a merger/takeover.
by PanzerJohn
Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby B12/3
Replies: 8
Views: 475

Re: Hornby B12/3

The S15 is one of Hornbys best and available for £80 at a Cornish deales. Buy one and run it, we won't tell anyone it's incorrect.
by PanzerJohn
Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: 14xx -- any gossip?
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: 14xx -- any gossip?

Yes that sounds about right. I ended up buying the model before the Railroad version with the sprung rear wheels, it runs just fine. Looks like Hornby have shot themselves in the foot this time, should have left well alone.
by PanzerJohn
Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: 14xx -- any gossip?
Replies: 8
Views: 403

Re: 14xx -- any gossip?

The reply I had from Hornby soid they were having new traction tyres (presumably thicker) made.No timescale given.
by PanzerJohn
Sat Mar 17, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Hornby's spares price rise
Replies: 11
Views: 461

Re: Hornby's spares price rise

I am sure the moderators have better things to do than be bothered by a duplicated one line post, hardly War and Peace.

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