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by mjb1961
Tue Dec 18, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: HORNBY 2013 RANGE RELEASED
Replies: 53
Views: 3571

Re: HORNBY 2013 RANGE RELEASED

What are your thoughts on this new e link system,I can't work out the real benefits of it compared to what is available now,at the minute you can run your layout from your pc with the railmaster !.
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 14, 2012 8:58 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Merchant Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Merchant Navy

Hello Steve,gumtree,yes I've seen some real good bargains on there,thanks,martin
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Model Railway Shop
Topic: Model shop in Shropshire
Replies: 1
Views: 789

Model shop in Shropshire

I live in Telford and the nearest model shop is Shrewsbury,Shrewsbury model centre,although when they were in the town centre it was a great place to go,model trains,rc cars ,boats etc and dolls houses for the wife ,but since moving to an industrial estate they really have gone down the pan,they don...
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Real World Railways
Topic: Gwr minehead somerset.
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Gwr minehead somerset.

Hi meant to post this earlier but forgot,if you are ever in the area or fancy a day out ,pop over to minehead and you will find a lovely gwr railway station and there is a beautiful turntable and you can get refreshments,also they also sell bachmann and hornby locos but are a bit pricey!
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:08 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: long overdue news !!
Replies: 45
Views: 2047

Re: long overdue news !!

I placed a post in the general discussion section called MADE IN GB HORNBY and the first reply was,The wheel profile is much cruder on the old margate models,and a lot of them rather bad compromises,now I haven't got a clue as to what he is on about ,but I'm sure when you opened the box you didn't f...
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:45 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: are we killing model railways future ourselves ??
Replies: 61
Views: 3203

Re: are we killing model railways future ourselves ??

I think that model railways is more for the adult,children are not into playing with toys anymore they just want computer games etc.
by mjb1961
Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: NRM 9F Owners Club.
Replies: 49
Views: 2901

Re: NRM 9F Owners Club.

Just checked the Internet,comes out early next year by the looks of things ,r3155 is the number and average price £75.
by mjb1961
Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:44 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: NRM 9F Owners Club.
Replies: 49
Views: 2901

Re: NRM 9F Owners Club.

Hi,I also have a 9f,it is the railroad evening star and a lovely loco it is,I would like the black railroad version as well some day,also I might be wrong but have hornby brought out this year a loco called **** of the North as a 9f !
by mjb1961
Fri Dec 07, 2012 8:48 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: Merchant Navy
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Merchant Navy

Come on then share the info what site is it!
by mjb1961
Tue Dec 04, 2012 8:05 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: help with ID of this please
Replies: 18
Views: 1324

Re: help with ID of this please

It might be a bit late but I am sure that it would be from a 1960s blue Pullman,I have a blue Pullman and it looks like one of those but has others have said it could fit others ?
by mjb1961
Mon Dec 03, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: What's on your xmas list?
Replies: 56
Views: 1860

Re: What's on your xmas list?

Well just purchased tonight a hornby CORONATION in blue from tri-ang man For £55,another present to go under the tree.
by mjb1961
Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:39 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: What's on your xmas list?
Replies: 56
Views: 1860

Re: What's on your xmas list?

Well I have been a bit greedy this year and although I have bought these in the last couple of months my wife has taken them away and wrapped them up for Xmas,I have a r2987x hornby Brighton belle,a bachmann 32-051 zenith,a bachmann class 25 dcc fitted and a hornby coronation class r072 city of Bris...
by mjb1961
Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:09 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: quick advice needed please
Replies: 4
Views: 325

Re: quick advice needed please

Well I would do some research,look on eBay and google the part number to find out what they go for etc,but really I believe that some thing is only worth what you are happy to pay for it!
by mjb1961
Fri Nov 23, 2012 9:01 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: moving house and being in the dog house
Replies: 14
Views: 758

Re: moving house and being in the dog house

Treat yourself to a new loco,I've been trying to get my other half to spend her money on trains for a while but I can't get her to give up her expensive hobby of collecting steiff teddy bears!
by mjb1961
Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:59 pm
Forum: General Model Railway Discussion / News
Topic: layout design app ?
Replies: 8
Views: 838

Re: layout design app ?

Hi,I don't know about any apps,but I have got hornbys track aster r8145 and that is alright,I run it on windows 7 ,I don't know if it will run on apple products,the only thing about it is you can't share it with anyone because you have to activate it via the Internet.

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