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by Ben Lyons
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:31 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: 17D Wagons.
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: 17D Wagons.

Great nice one just 20 more to fill the vans we have, Oh and they need to be a more natural colour, how well does your resin take paint? yes 3d wagons might be ok let get some on the track to evaluate, they will still need some refining all printers print in layers so there will always be some finis...
by Ben Lyons
Fri Jul 10, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: 17D Wagons.
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: 17D Wagons.

Elizabeth and Graham picked some up at a local cheap shop I know they are still looking to see if they can get some more.
I purchased a bull in tavistock market he's a bit big, how ever being cast he adds some weight to the wagon.
by Ben Lyons
Thu Jul 09, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Freight Rolling Stock
Topic: 17D Wagons.
Replies: 7
Views: 90

Re: 17D Wagons.

Hello David at Saracens last time we had 10 cattle wagons mostly NE so could do with some midland /LMS ones
We also had a cattle dock with cow's ready to load.
by Ben Lyons
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: News letter from southern fed
Replies: 0
Views: 64

News letter from southern fed

Hopefully you all are well.
I've added the latest Southern Fed news letter, it's a good read, the section on how the clubs are coping makes interesting reading.

https://www.sfmes.co.uk/ydrRoot/newsLet ... 202006.pdf
by Ben Lyons
Sat May 30, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: AGM and Saracens head
Replies: 1
Views: 229

AGM and Saracens head

You will have spotted that the AGM and the September meeting at Saracens head have been cancelled there's a full explanation regarding this in your next copy of turnout. As we are all aware the no going restrictions are placing all clubs in a difficult position. With this in mind , Saracens being on...
by Ben Lyons
Sun Apr 26, 2020 12:39 pm
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Rivet tool
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: Rivet tool

A finished unit on loan
by Ben Lyons
Sun Apr 26, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: For Sale and Wanted
Topic: Rivet tool
Replies: 6
Views: 1201

Re: Rivet tool

I asked a while ago about rivet tools . I've just had from Dave Noble a kit of parts it requires some machining but looks good Dave says he has 3 more kits in had so if you want one give Dave a call. If attached my kit which I have part machined . Thanks Dave great asset. 9F9110C3-C9F4-4F1C-ACE2-36E...
by Ben Lyons
Sun Mar 29, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: 2020 events
Topic: Shildon 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 1477

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: 2
Views: 445

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: 15
Views: 2343

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: 15
Views: 2343

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: 15
Views: 2343

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: 15
Views: 2343

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: 1477

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: 1043

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: 1043

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: 1477

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: 1043

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: 894

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: 859

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...