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Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Bufferstop » Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:43 am

Hattons have just emailed out a newsletter promoting their sale of overstocked items. I'd say they are raising funds to pay for the next shipments of their "own brand" specials. Normal business practise but all the better for us. It's a long time since I saw a coach for under a tenner and a wagon at £3.50. Those might be Railroad items but some of the locos are in the order of 30% off the original listed price. Smokey Joes and Calley Pugs for less than the price of the chassis should be welcome in the 0/16.5 world.
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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Lysander » Tue Oct 30, 2018 11:25 am

Blimey! Heljan Metropolitan Bo-Bo locos for £64!

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby mahoganydog » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:00 pm

Hattons, quit trying to seduce my wallet with ya shiny new things. The poor thing has only just got out of rehab!!!!!!
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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Dad-1 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:33 pm

I am so depressed ..............
I went through the list and really only 1 item was of interest to me - Why ?
I suppose I must have almost everything I want.
Can you understand why I feel depressed .............

This must be why I'm not exactly my old self. I need help !!

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby yelrow » Tue Oct 30, 2018 3:25 pm

This looks more like the annual Hornby clearout, where they use hattons to dispose of unsold stock. Same thing happened last year, many, same items. I went through hoping to spot a bargain, but with no success

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby alex3410 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:18 pm

Hornby used to have really good sales on their site but it undercut model shops who didn’t appreciate it which put an end to it

I’ve not ordered anything from them since :roll:

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Mountain » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:51 pm

Those of you with 00 gauge terminus stations take a look at the hydraulic buffer stops. :)

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Mike Parkes » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:31 pm

yelrow wrote:This looks more like the annual Hornby clearout, where they use hattons to dispose of unsold stock. Same thing happened last year, many, same items. I went through hoping to spot a bargain, but with no success
Many have been on sale for some time, not so much as a Hornby clearout than a Hattons warehouse clearout with the amount of Bachmann, Dapol and Heljan included. Some items reduced which certainly have not been reduced significantly before like Heljan 07s. These things tend to spread so well worth keeping an eye on the likes of Rails and Kernow as quite often Hattons prices are not the cheapest. Interesting number of their 14/48/58xx's included so maybe they have not sold well.

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby alex3410 » Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:37 pm

I wondered if it was certain livery’s that didn’t sell so well, I am into weathering but the heavy weathered 14xx looked a bit much even for me

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Postby End2end » Tue Oct 30, 2018 10:20 pm

Dad-1 wrote:I went through the list and really only 1 item was of interest to me

I wouldn't worry too much Dad-1. There was all of sod for me there too. :arrow: Moving along...nothing to see. :lol:
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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Dad-1 » Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:32 am

Hi Mike Parkes,

I had one of their 48XX and it didn't run well at all.
Sent back and received full credit. I would still like one, but I'm
not prepared to take the chance.
Just look at the 96 pages on RMW !

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby glencairn » Wed Oct 31, 2018 10:21 am

Nothing there to tempt me; not even any Commercial Vehicles.

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby D605Eagle » Wed Oct 31, 2018 1:56 pm

Dad-1 wrote:Hi Mike Parkes,

I had one of their 48XX and it didn't run well at all.
Sent back and received full credit. I would still like one, but I'm
not prepared to take the chance.
Just look at the 96 pages on RMW !

Geoff T.

Seems to be a recurring theme djm. I've a austerity and a 71, both are poor.

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Byegad » Wed Oct 31, 2018 2:54 pm

I picked up an 03 shunter for less than I'd been prepared to pay on eBay. Well pleased, although HSBC might not be so chuffed.

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Re: Hattons Raising Funds

Postby Hymirl » Sat Nov 03, 2018 5:01 pm

The hornby railroad wagons and coaches are pretty well priced (providing one avoids the 4 wheel coach chassis!)

The bachmann triple wagon packs aren't heavily discounted but do look good.


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