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Postby MilesB » Fri Sep 01, 2006 1:02 pm

Looks OK (remember, I'm not a big fan of the prototype)
Would be good to see with some wagons in attendance, in order to get a sense of size... although I notice you are currently 'coupling negative' :roll:

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Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Sep 01, 2006 1:28 pm

MilesB wrote:Looks OK (remember, I'm not a big fan of the prototype)
Would be good to see with some wagons in attendance, in order to get a sense of size... although I notice you are currently 'coupling negative' :roll:

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Now you can see why no coupling provision; builder didn't have the coach. Now I need to see what Steve thinks will suit from his range as I'll be using linkand pin and coach shown is only rolling stock Effie will pull (1 or 2)
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Postby Steve Bennett » Fri Sep 01, 2006 2:38 pm

They look good together, but I guess they should :) . I kinda wish I had done the coach the correct width now, rather than adding an extra 6 inches to better accomodate non-flexible passengers :)
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Postby Simon Moore » Fri Sep 01, 2006 4:00 pm

Looks really good Gerry. I like all the Heywoods and although Effie is not my favourite your paint job, quite apart from building the loco, has made this a beautiful little model. :D

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Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Sep 01, 2006 4:18 pm

Simon Moore wrote:Looks really good Gerry. I like all the Heywoods and although Effie is not my favourite your paint job, quite apart from building the loco, has made this a beautiful little model. :D

No Simon I'm Gnot the builder or painter, I know my limitations :!: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Simon Moore » Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:03 pm

Ah! :shock: , right who built and painted it then?

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Postby Peter » Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:19 pm

It's a real beaut Gerry.
I'm more then a little bit jealous. :cry: :roll: :wink:
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Fri Sep 01, 2006 6:45 pm

Simon Moore wrote:Ah! :shock: , right who built and painted it then?

Andrew Griffiths Gnown in 0-16.5 circles as Lamb Chop. He's quite happy to build others with kit as currently supplied. Understand it has been withdrawn in view of problems encountered by Andy. Next week Andy hopes to complete his critique of Kit so that Back2Bay6 can address issues with supplier.
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Postby chris stockdale » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:16 pm

Gerry,

Sat here thinking 'thorts' and suddenly wondered how goes with the lovely Effie?

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Postby Steve Bennett » Tue Feb 27, 2007 9:27 pm

Chris Stockdale wrote:Gerry,

Sat here thinking 'thorts' and suddenly wondered how goes with the lovely Effie?

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Better let you know that Gerry wont see this for a while, if at all, he is in Italy at the moment and this will probably be buried way down the page by the time he gets back :wink: .
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Sat Mar 03, 2007 7:46 am

Chris Stockdale wrote:Gerry,

Sat here thinking 'thorts' and suddenly wondered how goes with the lovely Effie?

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Returned at 1:00am this morning and am Gnow trying to catch up - it's darn cold here :(
Well Chris it's made the odd appearance on the Salt Pan; runs superbly in spite of the build issues. Not really the right setting for it however.
I now have a Gnew layout that remains under wraps for the present where Effie will regularly run, just have to construct a suitable passenger coach to suit.
If the esseXChailey(Salt Pan booked) doesn't clash with the Basildon MRC show over 7/8 July (Wimbledon Finals) both the Gnew layout and Effie will appear there.
There are still only two complete Effies (ex Back2Bay6) in circulation one here tuther in States although I understand another is to be started later this year.
Not sure if kit has been put back on market maybe Steve knows.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Sat Mar 03, 2007 7:19 pm

Gerry Bullock wrote:Not sure if kit has been put back on market maybe Steve knows. :?:


Not as far as I know, there are still a few problems to resolve, I believe.

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Postby steerngo » Sun Oct 26, 2008 5:51 pm

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After a long wait my Effie is finally ready as shown next to Gerry's own Effie. Seen at Swanley EXPO NG yesterday

Effie Number 3 in captivity

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Postby Gerry Bullock » Sun Oct 26, 2008 6:02 pm

steerngo wrote:
After a long wait my Effie is finally ready as shown next to Gerry's own Effie. Seen at Swanley EXPO NG yesterday

Effie Number 3 in captivity

Ken


I'd forgotten about this thread Ken. Yours is certainly finished better than mine - my builder doesn't do lining. :cry: I doubt I could see to do it either. :roll:
I'll post an unedited picture as I think I've over manipulated the image.
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Postby steerngo » Sun Oct 26, 2008 8:20 pm

Thanks Gerry,could just do with a pic of the other one now, to have a full set!

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