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by Ben Lyons
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Re: Shildon 2020

Many of us are in look up and staying away from others As a thought it just gone 4-30 and at this time last year we where all shaking hand and say wow Great event Loads of work but by goodness we have all enjoyed ourselves and with every one all loaded we where ready to head home. Let remember this ...
by Ben Lyons
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:26 am
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Gilling Events
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Gilling Events

Many thanks for the update Richard let hope the later events can take place.
by Ben Lyons
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

I intend to do a least one as a tea van I will stretch the truth and letter it return to lyons tea given I a lyons that would seem only fair.
by Ben Lyons
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

Hello David, yes to tab and slot, yes and No to solder, Dave silver soldered his almost entirely then in filled with soft solder but had some distortion which he manager to get out, I'm sure Dave will add something on this. I then built the one in the picture and I limited the silver soldering by st...
by Ben Lyons
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

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by Ben Lyons
Mon Feb 17, 2020 11:11 am
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: Mica B
Replies: 14
Views: 1075

Re: Mica B

A few of you must have been wondering what's happened about the Mica. Well Dave and I have been busy with it over the last few months. We are now able to supply a laser cut chassis and a CNC routered body The chassis will come as a complete kit just leaving you to sort buffer heads and some rodding ...
by Ben Lyons
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Re: Shildon 2020

Thanks Eddie didn't know about the Ryedale night rally will drop Alan a line and see what's what
by Ben Lyons
Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Cinberbarrow
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: Cinberbarrow

Just had news crooklands accommodation is almost full. Still lots of room for you to join the Saturday night dinner .
Let me know if you would like to come so that I can send you a menu.
by Ben Lyons
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Cinberbarrow
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Re: Cinberbarrow

Hello I thought a note on accommodation might be helpful a few of us have booking in at crooklands hotel it's about 4 miles from the track and a nice hotel with good food. If you fancy joining us the hotel are holding their winter deal over to GL5 members. Just give the a call and mention my name. F...
by Ben Lyons
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 772

Shildon 2020

Hello all I know you are all hoping for an update on this. As I said in turnout things have changed some what at NRM However Pam has now confirmed her earlier offer of a date later in the year. The first weekend in November has been offered and I have asked Pam to provisionally book this. NOW before...
by Ben Lyons
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Cinberbarrow
Replies: 4
Views: 446

Cinberbarrow

I hope many of us will be at the Cinderbarrow track, dates are on the events page and in your turnout. If you are coming along PLEASE let me or Stan Know or better still use the attendance form on the forum, This is for your benefit as then Stan can see how many might require a midday sandwich ect. ...
by Ben Lyons
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 334

Shildon 2020

See new 2020 events page for latest news about Shildon.
by Ben Lyons
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: Bath and west
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Bath and west

Just a note to remind you about Bath and West, dates 26 - 28 July This is a long circle of track with two yards so plenty of running and shunting available, there are passing loops in the station area as well. Last year was wet but we still ran but hopefully the weather will be better this time. Als...
by Ben Lyons
Sun Apr 14, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 452

Re: Wanted

I have a few lengths will drop them off Sunday
by Ben Lyons
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: SHILDON 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: SHILDON 2019

First a big thank to all who took part. I know from feed back that both the public and NRM they very pleased with the event , and NRM are already looking to book us for next year. I believe most if not all who took part enjoyed there time both at the museum and at the evening natters. NOW a request ...
by Ben Lyons
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: Re: Cinderbarrow GL5 rally
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Re: Cinderbarrow GL5 rally

Just out of interest
Those that I know are going are Myself Dave Noble Liz Graham Peter Layfield Alan Wardon Brent Bill Sharp Dave Kinseller
Possible Steve Wittaker, Eddie and Joe Gibbons
by Ben Lyons
Tue Apr 02, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: Re: Cinderbarrow GL5 rally
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Re: Cinderbarrow GL5 rally

All those wishing to attend must contact Stan on Stanj.872@gmail.com beforehand. You can now use the online entry form. If you cannot get hold of Stan drop me an e-mail, use the one in the front of turnout. It would be good if you can advise on loco, and stock you might take. Also which hopefully da...
by Ben Lyons
Sun Mar 17, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: SHILDON 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Re: SHILDON 2019

Dave we have spoken but I will have my 2 two arm brackets and the 3 arm
by Ben Lyons
Thu Jan 31, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: 2019 events
Topic: SHILDON 2019
Replies: 7
Views: 1101

Shildon update

Im sure a few of you will have heard or seen on the NRM museum web page that they have been reorganizing the main exhibits. Dave, Bill and myself made a visit earlier this month to see how if this might effect us. The three of us sent some time there as whilst at first glance thing looked OK by care...
by Ben Lyons
Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Rivet tool
Replies: 4
Views: 650

Re: Rivet tool

Hi Kieth thanks for the offer, I've been able to use Dave, I'm on the look out for get a permanent one Dave is going to get a set of casting for the jaws when he gets time.
I will be needing one then as Dave and I are working on a new van kit .
Watch out at Shildon for first example, maybe two.