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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GunnerBill » Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:36 am

I'll have to watch those mould seams on the crews in future


Or you could just congratulate your staff for their high standard of turnout and their sharply pressed uniforms? :wink:

Seriously though what camera are you using on the pictures? It turns out great closeups and a real sense of depth on the wider shots, sharp foreground & middle ground blurring smoothly into the distance!

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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GeoFF03 » Thu Apr 08, 2010 2:05 am

Seriously though what camera are you using on the pictures?

My still camera is an Olympus FE-120 6.0 megapixel compact. According to what's written, the lens is an AF zoom 6.3-18.9mm, 1:2.8-4.9, no idea what that all means, I'm strictly a point and shoot guy when it comes to photography. I usually have the camera mounted on a tripod or placed on the layout and use the self-timer to avoid any camera shake. It does have close-up and macro capability, and various other settings but it's usually just set to auto. Videos are shot with a Panasonic SDR-S7 digi-cam, again I try to avoid using it hand-held.

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Newest additions

Postby GeoFF03 » Wed Apr 21, 2010 5:07 pm

New stock on Sumware, virtually straight out of the box

Bachmann 08, a weathered limited edition produced for Hattons.
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Hornby Class 121
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and last but not least, a Bachmann Ivatt 2MT
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And being put through their paces
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CoZFJhngJsE
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Archive discovery

Postby GeoFF03 » Mon Aug 30, 2010 7:46 pm

Some captured WW2 Luftwaffe reconnaissance photos of Sumware have recently been discovered in some till now forgotten archives. They show troop movements during the build-up to D Day. It's belived that the Ju 88 that took the photos was intercepted and shot down. The cameras were later recovered from the wreckage.

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Old meets new

Postby GeoFF03 » Sat Sep 11, 2010 2:07 pm

The old meets the new, Gresley V2 60964 "The Durham Light Infantry" along side its Class 55 Deltic namesake D9017.

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And a new video featuring the new addition plus most of my small diesel fleet, I overlooked my Bachmann 04 and Hornby 06.
https://youtu.be/t5XzgwKerwc
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GeoFF03 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 1:57 am

A couple of recent stock additions I'd not posted till now

A Hornby railroad GWR County Class "County of Cornwall" with my rake of Bachmann Collets, which has also been added to.
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Plus an addition to the diesel fleet, the Bachmann Class 105 DMU
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I've also posted an new video to YouTube featuring my GWR stock
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJUd1tLDf0U

Update: I've also added a new video from the BR(WR) era.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd_xwV0SzmU
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby siquelme » Fri Feb 18, 2011 2:14 pm

That county class looks great

Did you do any modifications to it or is that how it appeared straight out of the box
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GeoFF03 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 3:58 pm

Did you do any modifications to it or is that how it appeared straight out of the box


That's just how it came. Runs pretty well, though I have noticed some slipping when pulling away with the 5 Colletts behind. The rake is a little long for my layout, so some is usually on a curve which probably doesn't help.

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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby Bufferstop » Fri Feb 18, 2011 7:51 pm

Your two track workers seem to be taking a chance. Even back then there would have been a flag man and they'd have leant on their shovels as the train went past. There was an old joke that almost every comedian used "It's no wonder BR's broke! I travel by train all the time and whenever we pass a group of workers they're just standing there watching the trains."
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby siquelme » Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:08 pm

Those photos convinced me to buy one now!

Cant wait :)
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby trainsandco » Fri Feb 18, 2011 8:18 pm

There were some people that said that the Livery application on the RR County wasn't very good? could you vouch for this? is was it just theirs? or an old problem?

Judging by the pics it looks smashing!

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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GeoFF03 » Fri Feb 18, 2011 9:16 pm

It seems to be OK, but I don't have enough knowledge to say whether it's accurate or not. When I looked up "County of Cornwall" on the web, I found it didn't recieve its name untill shortly after nationalisation. If that's so and it has BR style lining, then it seems to be missing the black center on the cab and tender, but as its "Railroad" I guess you have to expect some corner cutting for the lower price.

Your two track workers seem to be taking a chance.


They were originally placed there to mark the position of an uncoupler, though a telegraph pole that was installed later serves as a better marker. I've just never got around to replacing Charlie & Fred.

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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby siquelme » Sat Feb 19, 2011 8:38 pm

The only thing i can notice is wrong is the lining around the cab

Would one of the old HMRS sheets change that and which one
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby GeoFF03 » Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:28 pm

Yet another addition to my diesel fleet, the Bachmann Class 24

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plus a video of it in action
https://youtu.be/d9tcvhJJrDg
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Re: New stock on Sumware

Postby Foo » Mon Mar 14, 2011 12:39 am

am loving cornwall, might have to get one to add to my GWR fleet, keep Pendennis Castle and King Charles I (altho the king is currently BR) company :)


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