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welshandy
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Re: 37558

Post by welshandy » Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:55 pm

Bachmann Branch Line. are producing a Avro Vulcan XH558 collectors set in oo gauge

http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/ ... ctors-Pack

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grumpy616
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Re: 37558

Post by grumpy616 » Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:31 pm

558 (424) has apparently been dragged back to Crewe after going u/s. Word on the wire is that it has suffered from quite a few problems since the refit and hasn't been the most reliable loco.

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The Phantom
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Re: 37558

Post by The Phantom » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:42 pm

Oh dear. What a shame as cosmetically it looked great.

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Re: 37558

Post by paddyboy » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:35 pm

Hope they don't replace the 37's with ugly 68's again :(
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Sylar
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Re: 37558

Post by Sylar » Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:41 pm

Needs new cylinder liners, apparently the power unit wasn't a refurbed one but taken from one of the soon to be disposed of locos.

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Re: 37558

Post by paddyboy » Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:34 pm

Hi Shane :P

Thanks for the gen, mate :thumb:

Usual story then, save a few too many pennies and end up spending a few too many pounds :lol:

Cheers ;)

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H.A.Bucken
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Re: 37558

Post by H.A.Bucken » Mon Jan 30, 2017 4:50 pm

68s ugly? Well. Not half as ugly as the old 67s. And they actually sound good double-headed with up to 40 Tescos on the draw-bar up the hills.
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Re: 37558

Post by Phoon » Tue Jan 31, 2017 3:38 pm

Sylar wrote:Needs new cylinder liners, apparently the power unit wasn't a refurbed one but taken from one of the soon to be disposed of locos.

Cheers

Shane
Power unit is ex 37682. Bogies are ex 37407 (itself currently undergoing major overhaul at RVEl).

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Re: 37558

Post by Sylar » Fri Mar 03, 2017 6:59 am

37558/424 was released from Loram, Derby yesterday following repairs. Failed on the trip north however.

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Shane
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Re: 37558

Post by paddyboy » Fri Mar 03, 2017 3:31 pm

Doh :blush:
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Re: 37558

Post by Sylar » Fri Mar 03, 2017 5:33 pm

I'm sure it was nothing major!
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Re: 37558

Post by Lholt2470 » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:24 pm

welshandy wrote:Bachmann Branch Line. are producing a Avro Vulcan XH558 collectors set in oo gauge

http://www.kernowmodelrailcentre.com/p/ ... ctors-Pack
Shame they are not doing an N gauge version.

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