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Offline Jo

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #15 on: October 17, 2018, 07:10:23 AM »
Another reminder the Midlands Model Engineering show starts tomorrow and the weather is looking good for the models steaming up outside  :)


Jo

P.S. I plan to be there about 9:30 for the traditional pre show car park trading of castings :naughty:
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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #16 on: October 17, 2018, 02:35:36 PM »
Subaru fuelled up, tyres checked, oil level checked, washer bottle topped up.  :) Jaffa Cakes (40), Crimbo Slurp  :wine1:    and gash pot-plants ( plants in pots that is  >:D ) ready to load.

Looks like being a fine day. All we need is for the roads to stay clear of pillocks .. .  Probably shouldn't have mentioned that ...  :thinking:

Alas, no castings ...  :'(

Dave

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #17 on: October 17, 2018, 03:03:11 PM »
Well at least that caravan that went the wrong way along the M40 decided to do it yesterday :-[

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #18 on: October 17, 2018, 04:59:41 PM »
Jo,

I shall not be able to arrive until say around 11:00 on the Thursday and will there be any castings left to look at and haggle over.

Mike
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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #19 on: October 17, 2018, 05:02:14 PM »
.will there be any castings left to look at and haggle over.

 :noidea:

You might have to go and see Blackgates for yours Mike ;)

Jo
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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #20 on: October 17, 2018, 07:16:17 PM »
 :cartwheel: :whoohoo: :pinkelephant: :ThumbsUp: Got transport so will see some of you on Friday.  :old: :DrinkPint:

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #21 on: October 17, 2018, 08:17:21 PM »
Hi All

Julian and I will be going on Friday

Cheers

Rich

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #22 on: October 17, 2018, 08:19:17 PM »
Eric will be going Friday so you will have to be quick if you want to buy the last of the bargains  :)

Jo
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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #23 on: October 17, 2018, 08:33:27 PM »
I will be there on the I/C engines stand on Friday and Saturday, so please call by and say Hello.

Mike
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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #24 on: October 18, 2018, 05:22:30 PM »
Some pics from today's visit




















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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #25 on: October 18, 2018, 05:26:34 PM »
Jonathan (scalemodel) entered his 4" Foster













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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #27 on: October 18, 2018, 05:30:24 PM »
Spectacular - thanks for the photos!!!

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #28 on: October 18, 2018, 05:32:26 PM »
Mike Cole's engines ( one on gun carrage by Harry Williams)











I did also bump into a very happy little girl with rusty hands  who said she was going home with a lot more castings than expected ::)

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Re: Midlands Model Engineering Show 2018
« Reply #29 on: October 18, 2018, 06:33:40 PM »
And I took home a set of castings from said young lady.

Good day, found the bits I went for, AND a few I didn't. :cartwheel:  Best deal was a Excel 2 ton Arbor Press as near as brand new as can get, still with RS Components label on it.  RS 247 + VAT, Home and Workshop 54 +VAT. :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:

Loved all the engines on the IC Engine Builders stand and good to chat to Mike Cole again.

Appeared to be very well attended with lots of people there.

Colin