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  1. Warbonnet

    IRM Fert Wagon

    Exactly as Patrick says. We also said from the outset with the bubbles that we would do it in all liveries, so it was hardly that much of a surprise surely? Much like the bauxite Tara’s are first, but we have said blue Tara’s are going to follow. Orange bubbles remain on sale for anyone who wants to buy them and prove to us that CIE sells as strong as more modern liveries! 😊
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    IRM Fert Wagon

    I get you now Kevin, that’s for clearing that up. As I said before we find in our market research and in sales that the older CIE stuff does not sell as well as the more modern scene. The Orange bubbles for instance, while selling okay and IMHO are nicer looking that the white bubbles (most of which are labeled CIE too) haven’t sold anywhere near as fast. We’re certainly glad we only done two packs in the end. Until stuff likes them starts flying off the shelves at a similar rate it’s hard to see that experience changing. Thankfully the Fert wagons carried roundels for a long time so I could see some ending up in the rake we do. It’s also fairly easy to add a transfer to the sides of them if you want an all CIE rake too. cheers, Fran
  3. Warbonnet

    IRM Fert Wagon

    Hi Kevin, Earlier liveries or styles than the orange bubbles? Sorry, not sure what you mean by that. Cheers, Fran
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    IRM Fert Wagon

    Model Railway manufacturing and design never sleeps!
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    Preorders of IRM Tara Mines Wagon begin this weekend

    Our DPD man has a big van and his own parking space with us at this stage! 😂
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    Preorders of IRM Tara Mines Wagon begin this weekend

    Hi Noel, The factory are currently putting them together, I would imagine they will be here in early August. Cheers, Fran
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    IRM Fert Wagon

    Hi everyone, Here's a look at the Fert with the centre beams. @Glenderg has done a stunning job on this, along with all the other project 42 bits! We will have news on the Ferts such as liveries, running numbers and price very soon, and will throw open the order books. Cheers, Fran
  8. Warbonnet

    Irish railway books for sale

    Hi AMDaley, You sent this as a status update which is displayed on the right hand side of the forum index page, rather than a PM. Cheers, Fran
  9. Warbonnet

    World Cup

    Nah, they haven’t played a decent side yet!
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    HAG Series Re 460 locomotives for sale

    Hi Connollystn, many thanks for posting an ad on the forum. One of the rules of advertising on the forum is to list prices with the items you are listing for sale. cheers! Fran
  11. Warbonnet

    IRM Cement Bubble Latest News

    We saw the lovely 'Carrowbeg' at the recent Perth show which along with 'Old Blarney' was flying the flag for Irish outline modelling. We managed to get this shot of our bubbles, featuring some beautiful weathering, in action on the layout. The owner saw our stand and decided to add to his rake too! If you are thinking of doing the same and want to add ivory liveried bubbles to your rake, we suggest you do it soon, as we are down to our last few packs. Order now to avoid disappointment as it will be likely the last white bubbles we do for a long, long time. We have a few pack D left, and that's it, with A, B and C all sold out. https://irishrailwaymodels.com/collections/cement-bubbles
  12. I know a few of you dont like Facebook, but for those of you that do, we're running a competition! We're getting closer to the 1,000 'likes' mark on our page. We really want to get past that figure, so we are going to give away a pack of our HUOs to one lucky person. All you have to do to be in with a chance to win is simply like our page. We will then pick the winner at random from everyone who 'likes' our page, so if you have already liked it, then you are in with a chance of winning too! The sooner we get there, the sooner you can win, so make sure you tell all your buddies in your local club, in your local shop, share in relevant groups and on forums or even tell the spotters at the platform end of your nearest station. https://www.facebook.../AccurascaleUK/ Good luck!
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    IRM Weedsprayer

    Hi Noel, By the time the weedspray goes on pre-order I'm sure we will have a concrete answer on the van. Taking time to see if another model follows can be a risky game though, as we have some punters who decided to not buy ballast hoppers as we hadn't announced plough vans, and when we announced plough vans the first run of ballast wagons had sold out, meaning they missed out. We would hate to see the same happen to people with the weedsprayer. The plan this time is to let people know the van will be done by the time the weedsprayer goes on sale and we will do our best to do so. Cheers, Fran
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    IRM Weedsprayer

    We'll try our best Graham, honest. We have a couple of ideas to make it viable, but it has to have a solid business case too as I'm sure you can appreciate.
  15. Warbonnet

    IRM Weedsprayer

    Not yet Noel, it's even more niche than the plough van to be honest. We will let you all know when we decide!
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