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by Postman Prat
Mon Aug 31, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: The Real Thing
Topic: Short trains rule OK
Replies: 6
Views: 236

Re: Short trains rule OK

qu0te............

Just come across this photo on Facebook. Just goes to show what you can safely model and stay true to prototype.


Of course you'd never see the prototype on such a short train!!

:lol:
by Postman Prat
Mon Jun 29, 2020 9:53 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: That was a long shift......
Replies: 13
Views: 1518

Re: That was a long shift......

Glad you're still in one piece.
Remember they cannot replace you at a competitive price, if they want to.
New competition in the Medway area - see if they can bring you down

:shock:

Nils est desperandum carborundum - Don't let the ****ers grind you down!

Best wishes PP
by Postman Prat
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Magazines
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Magazines

Still available, free to good home, Railway Modeller 1961-2011, Model Railway Constructor 1961-1980 (ish). Free to good home - collect from Hampshire.
No takers and they go to 'the dump' Be a shame though.

:cry:
by Postman Prat
Sat Jun 20, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Painting and Weathering Service
Replies: 137
Views: 13710

Re: Painting and Weathering Service

Hi Steve,
Nice result , very well done. Tender still too clean but it is too easy to overdo it with 'dirt'

PP :!:
by Postman Prat
Tue Jun 16, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Your latest acquisition
Replies: 376
Views: 49994

Re: Your latest acquisition

Gresley P2 Cock o' the North was the second (at least)use of this name. Earlier use was on one of the Reid North British Atlantics - withdrawn 5/1937

:geek:
by Postman Prat
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: And another hobby.
Replies: 182
Views: 27095

Re: And another hobby.

Hi Puddles These Carnival ships have been around here (Southampton) for the last couple of weeks. Dock company site shows they will be returning here. Opinion here is it's at least 30 years since any Carnival ships called here. Try searching for Southampton VTS/Cruise Programme - you've the complete...
by Postman Prat
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:54 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Happy Birthday Brian
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Re: Happy Birthday Brian

Missed the advance notice - sorry

Hope you had a good one

PP
by Postman Prat
Fri May 29, 2020 9:50 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Weathering and renumbering service?
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: Weathering and renumbering service?

Hi Steve I've got a Maroon (well, they call it maroon) Duchess which I want as 46238 City of Carlisle. I've got the decals for the numbers and the name plates but not the lining transfers, the lining is rather less than straightforward. DO NOT BUY DECALS, etc UNTIL I SAY SO though it might be worthw...
by Postman Prat
Fri May 29, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Weathering and renumbering service?
Replies: 11
Views: 762

Re: Weathering and renumbering service?

I was trying to pre-empt people suggesting I got a discount. The next one will certainly not attract any discount as it will not be an easy job.
by Postman Prat
Fri May 29, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Lockdown haircuts
Replies: 36
Views: 2929

Re: Lockdown haircuts

If I smile at SWMBO will she do mine?