Jump to content

Legend

Members
  • Posts

    5,585
  • Joined

  • Last visited

2 Followers

Profile Information

  • Location
    Erskine

Recent Profile Visitors

The recent visitors block is disabled and is not being shown to other users.

Legend's Achievements

6.7k

Reputation

  1. Really? You seldom see anything detrimental in the modelling press , which is why I prefer these YouTube reviews . But back to subject matter . My 42xx has completed a fair few miles now trundling round with heavy freight trains and is a lovely smooth runner .I dare say there will be wear but it’s certainly not noticeable after 5 or 6 years of use
  2. If you are referring to who I think you are , it had a D and a J in it , he had absolutely no idea of the concept of working capital .
  3. Many of us actually do it as part of the day job sometimes on a much bigger scale . I did read Jasons article . He is describing the basics of investments and working capital management .
  4. Which may well cost you the price of a 4th Deltic
  5. Isn't there a Swiss Class Re6/6 , which despite the name actually has a Bo-Bo-Bo configuration . I think they are now class 620 and are with SBB Cargo . Quite a big class I think
  6. Sorry just edited post . I was questioning whether it was Waverley as the Waverley I knew was on the Clyde . But you are correct P&A Campbell transferred their operations south with their Waverley which means their must have been two paddle steamers with the same name pre 1914, the P&A Campbell one and the NBSP one on the Clyde ! Didn't know that could happen
  7. The thing is at £35 its not cheap , so I think people want to know that its not the same material in a different format . I know in the past I've been caught out buying books where the cover had changed but the content inside is exactly the same . Of course if you cant browse , you cant tell .
  8. My preorders are all there . They did take a wee while to show though . Well done Rails
  9. Looks like Sam was right on this one then ! Generally I find Sam doesn't know to much about prototypes , he admits as much , but he does know his mechanisms . In previous years he did repairs and he has fixed a few of my locos , so I wouldn't be quite as dismissive about his abilities.
  10. Legend

    Hornby APT 2020

    Maybe 10% jollier?
  11. Legend

    Hornby APT 2020

    Think you are grasping at straws here.
  12. ahh that would make sense Jason , probably with mk4s intended to be around then
  13. yep been doing it since my Father’s Day . It is an impressive optical illusion
  14. Similar to Hilux . I bought a GWR 42XX when it was heavily discounted by Hornby . Never had an issue with it . Superb hauling power and good low speed performance . Just right for long mineral train . Must be now 5 years old . I'd give it a go .
  15. Link to the competition rules Yeah looks like Hornby model due out before real trains enter service , so it may simply be a repaint . Or given that 197s already exist and the TfW Stadler units must be close by , maybe Hornby have been working closely with manufacturer . However it’s also likely Hornbys prediction of Dec 2021 will have slipped , for a whole host of understandable reasons
×
×
  • Create New...