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I have heard that a retro fit fix will be available to fix the wobbling coaches

I will post further details when available

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Hi

Due to some requests from newer members who have not seen the original pics in this thread I am in the process of replacing all the Photobucket pics 

I have not been able to access Photobucket today so I took some new pics of the items in question

I will be starting at the beginning and doing one or two pics a day so bear with me 

I might do more when I can access Photoemptybucket!

Enjoy

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48 minutes ago, WRENNEIRE said:

Due to some requests from newer members who have not seen the original pics in this thread I am in the process of replacing all the Photobucket pics.

That's great news.  Dave, your thread has been one of the best resources on the forum and it would have been a great shame to loose it.  Well done and thanks for taking the time to reinstate the lost photo treasure trove from "Middle Brackenville". :) 

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While slowly restoring the first few pages I came across this set which I previously did not catalogue

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One of the odd sets with 2 Mk 111's and a Mk 11

One of the Mk 111's is a Restaurant # 7411

Mk 11 is #5201 & other Mk 11 is #7115

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Troops 

I have been beavering away at restoring the pics on the thread

Last 7 days spending a couple of hours a day at it

Unfortunately the pics are scattered all over the place (like madmans shite I hear you say)

So whereas the fix itself is easy, thanks in no part to the new uploader on the site, finding them is a chore

So bear with me and hopefully a few more weeks should see it rstored

First 10 pages are fixed with the exception of most of the cravens which I still cannot find

Might have to take them out of their boxes t be re photoed Jasus!!!!!

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Just finished the next 10 pages and also found the craven pics

Couple of bits still missing but hopefully will be reinstated as soon as they are located

Enjoy

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Missed this kit when I was doing them

Backwoods Miniatures County Donegal Articulated Railbus 

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Should look something like this when assembled

 

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Bray Wheelers yesterday

Jouef Mk 3 coaches, made in 1980 so nearly 40 years old

Made in Ireland boxes, 4 of which were still wrapped in original Cellophane 

You  never know what will turn up at these small events, always worth a visit

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Congrats and thanks Dave on completing the image restoration of this "wunder" thread.  It's right up there for the best thread on the forum. 

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Ran a few of the new Orange Bubbles yesterday

Still cant sort out the video on my camera, my phone takes better vids

Anyway sorry about the quality

 

 

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Holy moly thats 900 tons of dried cement, the year is 1875 when 45 wagons from 15 packs made history as one of the longest wagon formations in CIE history. Well done Dave. Enjoy.

PS: What sort of camera were you using?  Some autofocus when switched into video mode and don't refocus unless prompted to, hence the background image at the start of the vid remains in focus while the stock closer to the camera is blurred, especially after all that superb detail IRM added!!! :) More light in the room might also help increase the DOF making precise focus less vital.

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On 7/9/2012 at 4:54 PM, WRENNEIRE said:

The next 2 N Class's were issued in September 2000 with 640 of each being produced.

 

32-150W the Matt Black version

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32-150X the Cherry Black version.

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Thanks for this your very helpful I have the box and some paper work in it I must study

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This cherry black was bought by a chap in 2009 in dublin it's wrote on the card inside the box for €100

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Mistake sorry

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Sounds like a good price for the time
I have some old records of prices achieved for N Class's at the time

A Cherry Black mint in box one sold for £135 stg, not sure what the rate was at the time

A Green one with Lt Ed cert etc mint sold for €305! 

Good ones in any livery are making €100 + with the Green still commanding €120 +

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Just sticking these here to keep all the RTR stuff on this thread

 

 

 

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Set A

 

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Set B

 

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Set C

 

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Set D

 

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Picked this up over the festive period

Its the Lima 1979/1980 Catalogue

 

 

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The interesting thing about this catalogue is the Irish Collection of Lima Trains insert that accompanies the catalogue

A 12 page supplement that has some weird and wonderful non existent sets pictured

 

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Not a bit of Irish stock to be seen

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Now it starts to get interesting, Set 10 3723 which there is a pic of on page 10 of the thread

 

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Set 10 4422 which there is a pic of on page 24   but without the box lid

 

 

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A set that never hit the shelves 10 4223 C.I.E. Transport with a Unigate Milk Tanker

 

 

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Set 10 7022 C.I.E. Supertrain set, pic on Page 23 of this thread

 

 

 

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Some N Gauge 

 

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Set 12 1123, Pic on Page 15 of the thread

 

 

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Set 12 3122, C.I.E. Fowler Passenger set, I have never seen one but I imagine it does exist as I have picked up some loose coaches and locos over the years

 

 

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Rear page, Lexie Tynans Toys International address complete with 6 digit phone number

 

 

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Love it Dave, especially the Super train ploughing through continental Europe. Oh the nostalgia. 

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Brilliant as always Dave, I get more misty eyed over these old Lima catalogues and sets than anything else. I assume that Lexie Tynan is no longer with us? He would be a great man to talk to for an insight into those days. 

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