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Forum: The Real Thing 20-02-2018, 11:46 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Growler Please ignore my earlier post. No...

Hi Growler
Please ignore my earlier post.
No duplication I can understand but really it depends on how strict you're going to be. To be pedantic Duchess, Sheffield and Stanier are all the same...
Forum: The Real Thing 20-02-2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By Postman Prat
Yes, as I said in post 3 of this thread

Yes, as I said in post 3 of this thread
Forum: The Welcome Forum 19-02-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 292
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Michael, Looking at the list above, you've...

Hi Michael,
Looking at the list above, you've been chucked out of a lot of places haven't you?

Hi Tony - welcome to the madhouse. You'll have fun here
Forum: The Real Thing 19-02-2018, 11:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By Postman Prat
First of all, I don't understand the second...

First of all, I don't understand the second question Quote Also which Stanier was the superior names
Princess Elizabeth is a Princess Royal class loco - totally different to the Coronations
Forum: The Real Thing 18-02-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Mike Many thanks for posting while I was...

Hi Mike
Many thanks for posting while I was doing my reply! :D :D
Had you forgotten the original non-streamlined Duchesses 6230-6234?
Forum: The Real Thing 18-02-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 213
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Growler Sir William and City of Salfordwere...

Hi Growler
Sir William and City of Salfordwere the last two locos of the class known as Duchesses, or Cities. They were a re-design by HG Ivatt,, the most visible difference being the cabsides,...
Forum: General Chat 17-02-2018, 11:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 158
Posted By Postman Prat
Please say you don't ever come to Hampshire!

Please say you don't ever come to Hampshire!
Forum: The Real Thing 11-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 204
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Steve I'm glad the weather was better than I...

Hi Steve
I'm glad the weather was better than I forecast. Mind you it takes more than a bit of snow to put off a dedicated photographer!!
Lovely collection of photos - where did you take photo...
Forum: General Modelling 10-02-2018, 09:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi I spent most of my mis-spent youth (1959-64)...

Hi
I spent most of my mis-spent youth (1959-64) on the platforms of Newcastle Central. The few times I've been there since it's felt very strange - almost as if I'm looking for me and my pals.
Forum: General Modelling 10-02-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 260
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi 4MT No doubt the area where you live has...

Hi 4MT
No doubt the area where you live has lots of 'ghosts' for you
Forum: The Real Thing 09-02-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Postman Prat
There's always got to be one! :rolleyes:

There's always got to be one! :rolleyes:
Forum: The Real Thing 08-02-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Postman Prat
Silly people. You were obviously a plumber

Silly people. You were obviously a plumber
Forum: On The Workbench 06-02-2018, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 306
Posted By Postman Prat
No, oil!! OK Got my coat - I'm leaving. ...

No, oil!!

OK Got my coat - I'm leaving. It's rude to cheer :D
Forum: The Real Thing 06-02-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Postman Prat
Thanks, Steve - I didn't However, let's try ...

Thanks, Steve - I didn't
However, let's try "Major damage occurred when a loco came off the rollers on BR's rolling road. Unlikely to be the fault of the loco" :eek:
Is that better?
Forum: OO Scale 06-02-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 601
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi WTD As the Castles were only Class 7 (in BR...

Hi WTD
As the Castles were only Class 7 (in BR classification) they were weren't painted blue. It is possible that one was experimentally blue - I don't know. The only class 7s to be blue were the...
Forum: OO Scale 06-02-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 601
Posted By Postman Prat
The photo is not particularly good (it was taken...

The photo is not particularly good (it was taken in 1948 or thereabouts) but you can see if it's blue or green!
Forum: OO Scale 06-02-2018, 12:47 PM
Replies: 750
Views: 57,671
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Phil The one with two locos - in colour -...

Hi Phil
The one with two locos - in colour - absolutely brilliant. One of your best!
Forum: The Real Thing 05-02-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By Postman Prat
A loco did a lot of damage on the Rolling Road at...

A loco did a lot of damage on the Rolling Road at Swindon. I'm not sure which loco it was, possibly a V2
Forum: OO Scale 05-02-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 601
Posted By Postman Prat
You're welcome. Just realised that I didn't...

You're welcome.
Just realised that I didn't comment on the lining on the Castle. - can't tell what colour it was !!
Forum: OO Scale 05-02-2018, 10:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 601
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi WTD Sorry to take so long to get...

Hi WTD
Sorry to take so long to get back..............hospital etc.
Blue Kings....Blue would be BR Standard Blue. Most, if not all would have received this - Black and white lining. Early crest...
Forum: General Chat 04-02-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By Postman Prat
because you're insignificant? :p

because you're insignificant? :p
Forum: Model Railway Events 03-02-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Clare Enjoy your Scotsman - don't wear it out

Hi Clare
Enjoy your Scotsman - don't wear it out
Forum: Model Railway Events 03-02-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By Postman Prat
You're in a really argumentative mood today,...

You're in a really argumentative mood today, aren't you? :D
Forum: Model Railway Events 02-02-2018, 11:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 613
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi Clare Regret SWMBO is still in hospital so...

Hi Clare
Regret SWMBO is still in hospital so I'm only allowed out to go to the supermarket or visiting. Might see you next year!! (I'm far too old for you) :cool:
Forum: On The Workbench 31-01-2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 605
Posted By Postman Prat
Hi TWD Your final sentence is the one that...

Hi TWD
Your final sentence is the one that really matters.
I wouldn't do it but that's me. My post was really just a little 'mickey take' that's all.
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