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by mahoganydog
Tue Jul 07, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: DC Controller
Replies: 10
Views: 103

Re: DC Controller

Gaugemaster first time every time.

Hornby only have a one year warranty so they don't stand by their quality!
by mahoganydog
Tue Jul 07, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: New Stephenson Rocket
Replies: 17
Views: 1008

Re: New Stephenson Rocket

And now the blue second class open passenger truck to go with the Rocket releases. Don't forget that Rails advertised that same blue coach for £39.99 only to pull out of the project whinging that Hornby's was too cheap and they couldn't compete with it. I smell an attempt at profiteering just like ...
by mahoganydog
Sun Jun 28, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: The Purist
Replies: 20
Views: 412

Re: The Purist

Shooting down newbies is not really fair but the other way around is a little more fun. At one exhibition there was a BR steam era layout with an HO "Big Boy" (monstrous great American loco) pulling a long rake of BR wagons and vans. Well, I thought it was funny because you can bet a puris...
by mahoganydog
Fri Jun 26, 2020 2:08 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: First generation railway track...
Replies: 5
Views: 162

Re: First generation railway track...

Minor point but stone "sleepers" could be seen in use well into the last century. I believe there are pictures extant from BR days with some in use!
by mahoganydog
Tue Jun 23, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: But what warrants the vast difference in price?
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: But what warrants the vast difference in price?

I get the feeling that this is yet another forwarding scam. You buy from them and they order it from a third party at a lesser price.

Those reporting receiving nothing is perhaps due to the item not being available through any supplier at the right price for them to make money from it.
by mahoganydog
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: Peco Curved Small Radius Unifrog Points!
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Re: Peco Curved Small Radius Unifrog Points!

Bufferstop wrote:Is it Set Track geometry ?


Looks to be.

SL-U76 & SL-U77
by mahoganydog
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Other Model Railway Manufacturers and Gauges
Topic: Peco Curved Small Radius Unifrog Points!
Replies: 11
Views: 321

Peco Curved Small Radius Unifrog Points!

Now these I didn't see coming and about time!
by mahoganydog
Sun May 24, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Personal Layouts - Under Construction
Topic: Llwyndrissi Halt.
Replies: 403
Views: 32759

Re: Llwyndrissi Halt.

Mountain wrote:Thanks both.

A little more work since the last photos.


Blimey, I wouldn't want to meet the woodworm that did that.
by mahoganydog
Fri May 22, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 98
Views: 152940

Re: BARGAINS!

RailwayRobbo wrote:Rails having a Bank Holiday sale.
Had a quick scan.
Mostly pre grouping locos and PO wagons.


Careful, the Coal Tank was £74.50 earlier in the week and it's now on sale for £79.50.....Wonder what else they nudged the price up on before putting in the so called "sale"?
by mahoganydog
Fri May 22, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Emetts Railway
Replies: 4
Views: 146

Re: Emetts Railway

One of his layouts featured in Railway Modeller way back in the sixties I think.
by mahoganydog
Thu May 21, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Is Cooper-Craft dead?
Replies: 31
Views: 2478

Re: Is Cooper-Craft dead?

Speaking to other traders several have said he's useless and doesn't have a business brain.
by mahoganydog
Thu May 21, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: What on Earth is it ???
Replies: 30
Views: 923

Re: What on Earth is it ???

Duplicate post
by mahoganydog
Thu May 21, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: What on Earth is it ???
Replies: 30
Views: 923

Re: What on Earth is it ???

Ratio Johnson 4-4-0 and also made a 2-4-0.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BOXED-RATIO- ... SwgyJesrml
by mahoganydog
Tue May 12, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Hattons/Bachmann
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Hattons/Bachmann

I've noticed that. The prices are far higher than anyone else so probably not worth the effort of looking through them.
by mahoganydog
Sat May 02, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Hornby - including Lima, Rivarossi, Jouef, Electrotren
Topic: Too fast, rickety 0-4-0
Replies: 13
Views: 605

Re: Too fast, rickety 0-4-0

6C wrote:Hornby's Thomas is an 0-6-0 wheel arrangement


Hornby have made an 0-4-0 Thomas.....

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