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by mkrob
Mon Aug 12, 2019 10:55 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Lidl have some DIY items that may be of interest to some modellers. Heat shrink tubing for electrical insulation & hooks & eyes for the fastidious modellers who put curtains around their baseboards to hide a multitude of sins! https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl.htm?articleId=24418 https:...
by mkrob
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: First time model loco buyer, any tips/advice please.
Replies: 17
Views: 630

Re: First time model loco buyer, any tips/advice please.

Just to put my 2 penny's worth in, I got back into this hobby about six year ago and found it to be a bit daunting as far as the number of models available & dcc. In retrospect, I think identifying models which are up to a decent standard & dcc ready is advisable. I found "Britain's Mod...
by mkrob
Sun Jun 02, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Lidl are selling various DIY tools and accessories from Thursday 6th June. Anyone doing any layout wiring may find the scotch lock type connectors & croc clips useful. The 8 brush pack for £2.99 could be useful for painting,cleaning or ballasting. https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/MiddleofLidl.htm?artic...
by mkrob
Wed May 29, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Some good bargains at Model Railways Direct.
https://www.modelrailwaysdirect.co.uk/s ... alOffersOO

The weathered Bachmann Ivatt 4mt is tempting at £69.99.
https://www.modelrailwaysdirect.co.uk/l ... weathered/
by mkrob
Mon May 20, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Kernow have some good bargains with their Mid May Madness sale,such as Presflo Wagon Triple Pack for£29.99 (rrp£79.99) & Queen Mary brake vans for £12.49 (rrp £24.95).

http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/c/ ... ay-Madness
by mkrob
Mon May 20, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Rails have another lot of Dapol class 22's in stock,from £79.50.

https://mailchi.mp/railsofsheffield/rai ... 1ca040424a
by mkrob
Fri May 17, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

More Dapol class 22's cheap at Kernow for £79.99. http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/55509/4D-012-005-Dapol-Class-22-Diesel-Locomotive-number-D6331 http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/55510/4D-012-006-Dapol-Class-22-Diesel-Locomotive-number-D6327 http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/55512/4...
by mkrob
Sun May 12, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Rails of Sheffield still have Standard class 4mt tank engines in stock for £79.50, which is cheaper than some second hand models I've seen advertised.Got mine yesterday & well pleased with it! https://railsofsheffield.com/products/27629/bachmann-32-359a-oo-gauge-br-standard-class-4mt-tank-80092-...
by mkrob
Sat May 04, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

For anyone starting new in this hobby,here are two bargains which a probably cheaper than second hand. A Bachmann V3 tank engine either early or late crest for £73.50 (rrp£129.95) from Model Railways Direct. Rails of Sheffield do it for £74.50. They both sell the Bachmann 36-567 Next 18pin decoder ...
by mkrob
Fri Apr 26, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

For anyone starting new in this hobby,here are two bargains which a probably cheaper than second hand. A Bachmann V3 tank engine either early or late crest for £73.50 (rrp£129.95) from Model Railways Direct. Rails of Sheffield do it for £74.50. They both sell the Bachmann 36-567 Next 18pin decoder f...
by mkrob
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Model Railways Direct have Bachmann weathered cattle wagons triple pack for £35.25 (rrp £64.95).

https://www.modelrailwaysdirect.co.uk/r ... weathered/
by mkrob
Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

Lidl's currently have a range of DIY tools on sale, sanders, jig saws, soldering irons etc etc. Having resisted the temptation to buy anything more expensive, I treated myself to a "Precision Tool Holder with Magnifying Glass", useful for fine detailed work whether soldering or painting. ...
by mkrob
Fri Oct 26, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Re: BARGAINS!
Replies: 371
Views: 141833

Re: BARGAINS!

It's been posted before I believe, but a NEW Bachmann slightly weathered class 66 for £75 IS a bargain. OK it hasn't got a cardboard sleeve. Big deal!!! Got one at the Great Electric Train Show in Milton Keynes and it runs as smooth as silk. http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/59810/32-976Z-Bachm...
by mkrob
Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Brake Tenders from Hornby Magazine
Replies: 0
Views: 214

Brake Tenders from Hornby Magazine

Hornby Magazine are selling brake tenders again,if anyone is interested,for £34.99.

https://keypublishing.net/4JU-5XOA4-A4BYZCBX2D/cr.aspx
by mkrob
Mon Sep 17, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Class 20
Replies: 9
Views: 601

Re: Class 20

I have ordered two sugar cube speakers 7mm high, with a bit of juggling I can fit one in the top of the cab where it wont be seen. Don’t forget Forfarthian, if you connect your sugar cube speakers in parallel, it must have an impedance of 8 ohms or more, otherwise your tts decoder will blow i.e. tw...

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