Thomas the Tank Engine

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Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by maxnod » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:17 pm

Got my Bachmann TTE set today !! :D

Will try to get pics up soon !!




If I can grow up enough to do it !! :P :P
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Post by George » Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:41 pm

oooo take plenty of pics :P im planning to get a thomas and percy, if they run ok will get a second to paint up etc :)
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Post by plewsy2105 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:19 pm

this better not be another Bl"'$DY thread about why hit entertainment are evil ;)

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Post by pauly » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:48 pm

theres 1 thing I dont like about this new thomas model...

...its face is modelled off the bloody mutated brother of the original thomas, the CGI thomas!

HIT, how about a KICK? in the groin!
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Post by Mr. Bond of the DVLR » Mon Feb 08, 2010 5:57 pm

Hmm annie and clarabel look quite good value for 45mm gauge carriages....
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Post by 90733 » Mon Feb 08, 2010 6:45 pm

Do you think the Annine and Clarable would be esy to convert to 32mm?

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Post by Mr. Bond of the DVLR » Mon Feb 08, 2010 7:23 pm

for 34 pounds they cant be bad price wize, just depends on what size they are and how nicely they are made...
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Post by Sir haydn » Mon Feb 15, 2010 12:30 pm

Tony's thomas is really nice. looks the part and runs so smoothly. Im seriously thinking of getting a percy to battery power!

Put some snaps up Tony!

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Post by Narrow Minded » Mon Feb 15, 2010 8:31 pm

Tony's thomas is really nice.
Seconded :D

I saw it "in the box" so didn't get to see the eyes moving :cry:

The set certainly gives "plenty of bang for the buck" - great value :D
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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by Sleeper Agent » Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:06 pm

On the back of Garden Rail magazine a GRS advert stated that Bachmann were discontinuing the G range (UK only?). Quite surprised by this as Hornby have only just given up it's OO licence but looking elsewhere online I can't seem to find anything on this rude surprise. I know the G Diesel announcement a few months back seems to have been retracted but has anyone heard anything about the whole range going belly up?

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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by Big Jim » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:19 pm

I wonder if the cost of the licence has got a bit high
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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by IanC » Wed Aug 22, 2018 8:34 pm

Big Jim wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:19 pm
I wonder if the cost of the licence has got a bit high
That wouldn't surprise me.
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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by Sleeper Agent » Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:02 am

Big Jim wrote:
Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:19 pm
I wonder if the cost of the licence has got a bit high
That's pretty much what the GRS said at their Llanfair stand when I was trying to enquire further. Still haven't read anything on this from any other source so i'm not entirely sure if such a licence hiatus would apply to the G range only, the UK as a whole or if it's all just renewal posturing. Has anyone else heard anything?

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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by Big Jim » Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:55 pm

I think the HO range that they sell is also finishing.
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Re: Thomas the Tank Engine

Post by practical_phil » Fri Sep 14, 2018 9:14 am

There seems to be a little confusion about this - I'm talking to Bachmann UK and GRS at the moment. Hope to have some answers in the November issue of Garden Rail.
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