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Vespa

Signature: Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Bio: Railway enthusiast from the 50's. Mainly interested in the period 1948-1968 but interested in other periods also. A complete Britannia buff/enthusiast.

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Vespa

2894 posts

@walkingthedog

This forum is slowly becoming ridiculous. Hardly any point posting because no matter what you say certain people turn it into a circus. 

That was why I left it a while back and I am afraid I may be going again.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

No diesel brake tenders then???

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

The lunatics have taken over the asylum with this thread now.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Bought today, Bachmann ROD number 3023 new @ £59.00 from Hattons (RRP £129.00), Brighton Belle 5 car set new, Hornby J36 "Haig" New and a Peco catalogue @ £4.95 with loads of "How to" tips plus all the brands they supply. This was a great purchase and ideal for starters to the hobby with lots of basic start up hints from track laying to landscaping, to kit building.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Just whe I thought I was getting back to the site and problems again.!!!!

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

I cannot reply with a link as this comes up. Is it yet another website glitch???

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Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Fun, Yes, But are you aware of those tender trials that took place in 1948 loco exchanges and the number of different tenders fitted to the Britannia class. Hornby did Bude (WC Class) with a black Stanier tender some years back from the trials.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Well I am glad I set this topic rolling as it has been fun. I also use a power washer for stubborn dust.

(joking)

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Fox do make a metal board and numbers as I have them. The only trouble is that their website is a nightmare so I cannot at present find them again.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

Vespa

2894 posts

Having just looked at some photos it was apparent that there was a lot of dust on the models. This can easily be removed with gentle brushing with a blusher brush from the ladies cosmetics section of Boots. It will remove all dust from the most awkward areas. They are very soft and about 2"-3" in size and have a bigger bristle area that a fine paint brush also more gentle than a household paint brush. I hope this is of use to everyone as a tip.

Toys for big boys. A fully fledged member of the Hornby signed out before you are finished club

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