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Offline Chipmaster

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Model Engine Grotto
« on: December 06, 2021, 05:46:41 PM »
Merry Christmas


Andy  :cheers:

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2021, 06:00:49 PM »
All my Christmas presents are in that grotto andy

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2021, 06:23:14 PM »
so far I have two books on the way, two mag mount led work lights and some much needed soldering supplies!!! still shopping..
what the @#&% over

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2021, 06:36:12 PM »
I'm not so sure about sitting on Graham's Knee :thinking:

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2021, 06:44:05 PM »
I'm not so sure about sitting on Graham's Knee :thinking:

I am sure neither he or us will tell anyone when you do :-X

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #5 on: December 06, 2021, 07:56:19 PM »
Merry Christmas Andy.

Im flattered, but the photo represents your efforts. A selection of great model engineering expertise and attention to detail.

Kind regards, Graham.

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« Reply #6 on: December 06, 2021, 07:58:45 PM »
All my Christmas presents are in that grotto andy

Are you sure? Or is this a Christmas wish?

Cheers Graham.

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2021, 08:06:43 PM »
Graham. I just hope you have got a big chimney so Santa can fit those Brayton castings down it.

Luckily lengths of barstock drop straight down mine ;)

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« Reply #8 on: December 07, 2021, 10:57:03 AM »
Graham. I just hope you have got a big chimney so Santa can fit those Brayton castings down it.

Luckily lengths of barstock drop straight down mine ;)

I think the Brayton castings will be a little late for Father Christmas this year Jason but I received an early Christmas delivery yesterday.

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #9 on: December 07, 2021, 12:07:04 PM »
My friend wants to know: Are those his the presents to go under the tree  :pinkelephant:

Jo
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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #10 on: December 07, 2021, 12:12:16 PM »
I thought your friend already had an X-type or are some of those "top secret" castings that Graham mentioned elsewhere last week destined for you?


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« Reply #11 on: December 07, 2021, 01:23:12 PM »
I can confirm there is a little something in there for us  :embarassed:

Jo
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« Reply #12 on: December 07, 2021, 03:41:08 PM »
My friend wants to know: Are those his the presents to go under the tree  :pinkelephant:

Jo

Despite a slight mixup in communication Jo theres 5 sets available for Christmas tree ballast, 4 flywheels to come in the new year.  ;)

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #13 on: December 07, 2021, 04:12:18 PM »
I'm afraid I'm totally not up to speed with the situation - is Alyn Foundry a functioning business again, or is this just a few casting sets being made for a few people? I understood that Alyn Foundry had stopped trading. Apologies if I have that completely wrong, I've only observed in a casual manner, just wondered what the situation is. All this talk of more castings coming is just very interesting.
Stuart

Forging ahead regardless.

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« Reply #14 on: December 07, 2021, 05:53:36 PM »
I'm afraid I'm totally not up to speed with the situation - is Alyn Foundry a functioning business again, or is this just a few casting sets being made for a few people? I understood that Alyn Foundry had stopped trading. Apologies if I have that completely wrong, I've only observed in a casual manner, just wondered what the situation is. All this talk of more castings coming is just very interesting.

Hi Stuart.

This has been my passion for 30+ years, whilst we effectively ceased trading in 2007/8 Ive been pottering off and on ever since.

A new and definitely adept foundry has been found so Ive been busy getting some decent replacement parts for the workshop.

I think the Brayton Ready-Motor might be the last in my series of pioneer engines but the pottering will definitely continue.

Cheers Graham.

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #15 on: December 07, 2021, 06:52:08 PM »
OK, thanks much. Good luck and all the best! Long may we all potter.
Stuart

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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #16 on: December 07, 2021, 09:43:19 PM »
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Long may we all potter.
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Re: Model Engine Grotto
« Reply #17 on: January 09, 2022, 10:01:45 PM »
just had a stroke learning to walk again not letting my toys go even tho the wife wants them gone took years to get them

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« Reply #18 on: January 10, 2022, 11:28:37 AM »
Best wishes, for a fast and good recovery - though I'm aware that these things take time and fustration sometimes are hard to avoid.

Per