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J15 R3232 Red Box Review

One of the latest items released by Hornby is the Great Eastern Wordsell designed Y14. The type first entered service in 1883 and was reclassified to arguably its more common designation of J15 after Grouping by the London & North … Continue reading

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New! 1st Hornby King image online!

Link to first royalty free image of Hornby King! http://norvenmunky.wordpress.com/2014/09/08/hornby-king/

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Shock, Horror! Internet proved wrong …

In a shock development today, a fault was found in the internet! A factual error was discovered on a posting made yesterday …. Yup I’ve had a better opportunity to look at Hornby’s Sentinel and realised that the outside frames … Continue reading

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Hornby 2015 predictions and Sentinel maintenance 101

Well with Christmas day out of the way, it was time to give one of Santa’s presents a little run. I’d been fortunate enough to receive one of the new Sentinel shunters from Hornby and with a little time on … Continue reading

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Hornby 42xx Chassis modifications

This is a view of the new guard irons that I’ve made for Hornby’s 42xx, which has given an immediate improvement in the locos appearance both from the side and rear view. Its an easy mod to do and I’ll … Continue reading

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Is 42 really the answer to everything? …

Hornby in shock horror steam engine fiasco…. Hornby today released pictures of the ‘new’ 42xx which they claimed was all their own design. We can prove this is a lie and we the ‘foamati’ demand to know why at £119 … Continue reading

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Letters (and Numbers) from America

Many of us will be familiar with iconic American F series diesels, the streamlined nose, Santa Fe ‘Warbonnet’, Union Pacific, or Canadian National ‘Pacman’ or ‘Wet Noodle’ color schemes, as UK modellers we may not know what they are, but … Continue reading

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