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Chris - do you know what trade (if any) is going to Perrygrove on 9th June?
demaine22 wrote:Hi Rog,
The Roy Wood locos are great and I'd recommend them over a Mamods any day. If your budget can stretch far enough I couldn't recommend the Roundhouse Millie enough if I tried, had one since release around 2000 and its still running fantastically!
My first loco was a meths fired IP Engineering Jane...and that was great fun...although I melted many, many sleepers
Tomo wrote:KEG wrote:
" ... Once at ground level, I am never sure, if I ever get up again.
You, me, and however many others that suffer this indignity!
Chris Stockdale wrote:Gauge decision: probably at least 80% of 16mm scale bods play on 32mm rather than 45, but naturally all G scalers are 45. As commented, any Regner and many (but not all) Roundhouse locos are gauge adjustable. Roy's VB loco is not gauge adjustable.
Shunting: something slow and geared like a Regner is fine for shunting without RC (I used my Vincent first time out of the box on Si Harris's (Modelearth's) 10' long exhibition layout without difficulty).
Something like a Regner Vincent or Willi is easily adaptable to give a nice 7/8ths or 1/12 scale look
RoGNer wrote:Thanks for the link Steph - also shows the reverser handle is missing from my loco.
It arrived today as hoped for and I am entering a whole new world of something "live" ! Brilliant!! Cant wait to steam up tomorrow. or is the term gas up?
I enjoyed your article on soldering a skippy in Garden Rail
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