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A Nod To Brent - Fun , friendly, frivolity and happy days in the South Hams 1947.

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I've really enjoyed catching up on a Nod to Brent Robin. I do like the cattle workings! 

 

You just need some ex LMS vans in that train!

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Best wishes,

 

Nick.

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10 hours ago, Brinkly said:

I've really enjoyed catching up on a Nod to Brent Robin. I do like the cattle workings! 

 

You just need some ex LMS vans in that train!

 

 

Very nice Nick, can you still get those David Geen kits.

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1 hour ago, gwrrob said:

 

Very nice Nick, can you still get those David Geen kits.

 

Cheers Robin, 

 

Not easily. These are the Parkside version of the same thing. The David Geen kit allows you to build different doors, but that is it. 

 

I feel we need a good GWR cattle van of some sorts, long overdue!

 

Kind regards,

 

Nick.

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15 minutes ago, Brinkly said:

 

Cheers Robin, 

 

Not easily. These are the Parkside version of the same thing. The David Geen kit allows you to build different doors, but that is it. 

 

I feel we need a good GWR cattle van of some sorts, long overdue!

 

Kind regards,

 

Nick.

Coppercraft? .......:tomato::tomato::tomato::tomato::blackeye:

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20 hours ago, Limpley Stoker said:

My friend Douglas, who asked for 1848 and I are very pleased to see that combination of engine and coaches !

 

Funnily enough I bumped into your friend Doug-less the other day, nice chap, I did offer to help find his mate though.....

 

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( Its a Devon thing - pronunciation n all that )

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57 minutes ago, bgman said:

 

Funnily enough I bumped into your friend Doug-less the other day, nice chap, I did offer to help find his mate though.....

 

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( Its a Devon thing - pronunciation n all that )

My late father was called Douglas.....my mum use to shout at him Dug-Less, so he did and let her do the garden.

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5 hours ago, Clive Mortimore said:

My late father was called Douglas.....my mum use to shout at him Dug-Less, so he did and let her do the garden.

All these bewildering changes to RMweb but still no 'groan' button!

 

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56 minutes ago, checkrail said:

All these bewildering changes to RMweb but still no 'groan' button!

 

John C.

But it is all true.

 

My dad was called Douglas.

My mum done the garden, she still does.

And when the poor old fellow had done something wrong (again) the cry of "DUG-LESS" could be heard two streets away.

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I once nearly knew a man nicknamed Doug the Thug. He was CEO, I think, of a major shopping centre owner and developer. I knew his wife rather better, having worked for her. She was also a senior sort of person with surveyor qualis. When his company car was due for replacement, he was offered it for a cash price. I was asked what an E-Class Merc estate might be worth. I divined from various adverts what it might go for, and, as good Scots, they bought it and sold it at a profit, making a couple of thousand pounds, I suspect.  

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I had an Uncle called Douglas - he had one of the first Porsche 928's in the country. 

 

In the meantime ANTB's First Nuclear Bomber is taking shape.

 

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Oh and these kits arrived ;)

 

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My father called me Douglas for the last two years of his life, dying at 99. Apparently his best friend at school in 1905- 1910 was called Douglas, so I guess I was flattered. William’s chums in the Outlaws were Ginger and Douglas, so that’s why I was wundrin’ ....

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You'd think that they would weather those rooves. White just doesn't look right.

 

Hat, coat, ...

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1947, what a year! Thanks for the mogul/Hawksworth extravaganza!

 

Hope you have a swift recovery 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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7 hours ago, gwrrob said:

I've not been well the last few days

 

What you need is a bit of bracing sea air !

 

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Oh ! I do like to be beside the seaside,

 

Oh ! I do like to be beside the sea.

 

I enjoyed my day out today !!!

 

Beachbum

 

 

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That third shot in your last post is a real winner Rob.  Even the loco looks good.

 

Hope you feel better soon.

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10 hours ago, bgman said:

 

What you need is a bit of bracing sea air !

 

No he doesn't! 

 

He needs a medium latte.

 

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2 hours ago, Siberian Snooper said:

It looks to be a bit choppy along the seawall at Dawlish!

 

 

Yep, and i even managed to get back on a Vomiter before the next one was cancelled ! 

 

Shear Luxury ?

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