While Everyone was Watching Hornby......

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While Everyone was Watching Hornby......

Postby luckymucklebackit » Tue May 08, 2018 8:20 pm

...Its Hattons that pull the really big one


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Re: While Everyone was Watching Hornby......

Postby D605Eagle » Wed May 09, 2018 12:28 am

I got an email about that this morning. I had to check the date to make sure it wasn't April 1st........

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Re: While Everyone was Watching Hornby......

Postby Bigmet » Wed May 09, 2018 8:47 am

That's Hattons truly throwing down the gauntlet to the manufacturers. You are not supplying the goods in the volume we require to sustain our retail business, so we'll take charge of our own destiny. Having had a practice or two, we'll go for a key item on the current railway.

Good timing too, as Dapol's 59 should raise the bar significantly over the Bachmann class 66; and that would have further stimulated the calls that have already been heard for some time for a better 66.

Is there a significant gap in current wagon provision that Hattons might choose to accompany this model?

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Re: While Everyone was Watching Hornby......

Postby Bufferstop » Wed May 09, 2018 10:48 am

You can have a 66 from Hatton's right now, for only £12, unmotored of course.
http://www.hattons.co.uk/357081/Atlas_E ... etail.aspx
I bet Hattton's don't get the aggro from Atlas that other people report.
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