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Offline Jasonb

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Sandown MEX 2013
« on: December 13, 2013, 04:25:28 PM »
For those that won't be able to make it this year I have stuck about 50 photos in an album for your viewing delight, I have even included a few token locos ;)

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Slideshow of above

From the published list of exhibitors I thought things may be a bit sparse but there seemed to be as much to see as last year and trade on most of the stands looked brisk.

The Maker area looked to be getting quite a bit of attension,the wheel pattern and casting that was in ME recently was on show and the results looked good in the flesh.

Would have liked the light levels in the competition room to have been a bit higher and that was not helped by it being a rather grey damp day.

If you were thinking of going then its not too late to visit over the weekend

J

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2013, 04:36:06 PM »
Thanks for the pics of the Armstrong  :ThumbsUp:

That modern poly v drive belt on the R&B looked totally out of place  :ShakeHead:

And Locomotives  :facepalm: there is no hope for you if you feel the need to photograph those instead of traction engines .

Jo
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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #2 on: December 13, 2013, 04:43:36 PM »
Maybe you could rig up something similar with your R&B but rather than generate use the motor to turn the engine over :LittleDevil:

There are some detail shots of the R&B on their way to you and I may have a couple more of the Willy armstrong a swell

Did you guess what that cam grinding machine started life as?

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2013, 04:49:03 PM »
 I was planning on attracting someone to have a play with me with the R&B in the not too distant future I think I might just have the incentive to attract him  :embarassed:

Little does he know that I intend on playing R&B with him, I am sure he was hoping for something else, if I get my way we could do both :mischief: and maybe he might like to watch the S&P run whilst he is here :whoohoo:

Jo
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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #4 on: December 13, 2013, 05:12:12 PM »
Did you guess what that cam grinding machine started life as?

Sewing machine ??

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #5 on: December 13, 2013, 06:01:45 PM »
Yep :)

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #6 on: December 13, 2013, 06:26:44 PM »
Looks like a good show Jason.  And your pictures are very nice, all so crisp and clean!
Thanks for sharing,
Kim

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #7 on: December 13, 2013, 06:31:30 PM »
I was planning on attracting someone to have a play with me with the R&B in the not too distant future I think I might just have the incentive to attract him  :embarassed:

Would you like me to send you details of my alternative ignition system before you get someone to come and turn your handle  :stir:
Best regards

Roger

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #8 on: December 13, 2013, 06:36:07 PM »
I won't say not to any one who can come up with ideas or who can get help my R&B running.

I already have a back up plan if my intended  fails to perform  :mischief:

Jo
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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #9 on: December 13, 2013, 07:50:23 PM »
Posted on your R&B thread  :ThumbsUp:
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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #10 on: December 13, 2013, 08:17:40 PM »
Jason,

Thanks for the pics.  I've been in more than 2 minds whether to go or not.  The ME show is but a shadow of its former self but I think I'll pop along tomorrow.

Cheers,

Rod

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #11 on: December 13, 2013, 10:27:31 PM »
Thank You for the pics. I would have enjoyed it very much, but it is a bit of a journey from here in Canada. We may not pay to much attention to the distance of a wee journey, but England for a weekend may be just a tad excessive.

Thanks again,

Cheers,

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #12 on: December 13, 2013, 11:33:27 PM »
Jason thanks a bunch for sharing your photos, it's just like being there beautiful engines.

Don

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #13 on: December 14, 2013, 12:26:26 AM »
Many thanks Jason. I had watched the slideshow earlier today while doing a few other things, but didn't respond at the time. Nicely photographed too!

Bill

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #14 on: December 14, 2013, 01:03:25 AM »
Jason

Thanks for taking the time to put the pictures up for all of us to enjoy.

Dave

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Re: Sandown MEX 2013
« Reply #15 on: December 14, 2013, 07:14:19 AM »
Jason, also thanks from my side for getting an idea what is the  state of the art on the Island. It is impressive. Regards Achim
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