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Something I found interesting

Discussion in 'Exhibition Lounge' started by Andrew Flannigan, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    We have one like that which was custom built to our requirements. It holds shit loads.
     
  2. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    And it helps government targets in going green.
     
  3. daft_biker

    daft_biker Action Man!

    Covert propaganda from you know who?;)
     
  4. EightBitTony

    EightBitTony Well-Known Member

    I know right? I mean, WHAT IS IN THE BOX?
     
  5. dream_police

    dream_police Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't want to dip mine in vinegar.

    willy.jpg
     
  6. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    deltic 1.jpg

    From a few years ago. This was the model of engine in the Hornby-Dublo train set I was given for my 12th birthday :)
     
  7. AlanW

    AlanW Well-Known Member

    Sandwiches :)
     
  8. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    As kids we used to watch a brace of Deltics hauling truckloads of stone for the construction of the M25 pass our house.
     
  9. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Was he on the way to the bank to let them know how he felt about their latest cock-up?
    Have you seen how much Hornby locos cost these days? :eek:
     
  10. Fishboy

    Fishboy Well-Known Member

    Good grief!

    I think I'd better hold on to my old Tri-ang TT Gauge train set to finance my retirement!

    Cheers, Jeff
     
  11. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    Way back when I was interested in modelling I actually thought the TT stuff was nicer than the OO models.
     
  12. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    I work with a toy train nutter, sorry, model railway enthusiast and he spends thousands of pounds on locos and rolling stock. He doesn't do much for dispelling the image that everyone has for these people either.
     
    Last edited: Jul 8, 2019
  13. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    I always fancied an N-guage layout, but that has always been a bit expensive. And as for Z-scale! Though with the latter, you don't need a lot of space.
     
  14. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    I saw one of those Z gauge briefcase layouts in a London shop window years ago. Very Tyrolean! :D
     
  15. saxacat

    saxacat Well-Known Member

    :eek::eek::eek:

    I'd better start saving, I've told my kids I'll get the grandkids a set each!
     
  16. steveandthedogs

    steveandthedogs Well-Known Member

  17. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    You weren't you know :) There was a programme around xmas on TV about Hornby and they were showing how the British company liased with their Chinese factory.
     
  18. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    Whereas he thinks you are the nutter for spending hundreds/thousands of pounds on camera gear when all 'normal' people know that a good camera phone can do everything your gear can do AND let you make phone calls...

    ;)
     
  19. MJB

    MJB Well-Known Member

    You could have left it at that. :D
     
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  20. SXH

    SXH Well-Known Member

    You might think that, I couldn't possibly comment... ;)
     
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