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Re: Roundhouse Jennie

Post by dougrail » Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:27 pm

Thank you Tomtom, I was not certainly having a go. Jennie looks an ace little engine and something unique in the RH stable. When lined out [I have seen Tallyho green, BR Black, maroon and straw] they look stunning. Whoever buys one will be proud owners indeed.

As for Accucraft, it's a coin toss. Yes they may have detailed gear but they're Chinese built and they don't supply spares like RH do. Unless this policy has changed?

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Re: Roundhouse Jennie

Post by IrishPeter » Wed Oct 24, 2018 1:36 am

I am decidedly tempted by one for the 32mm side of my operations, especially if the boys in Donny would humour a request for red frames. It is the first thing of Roundhouse's for a while that I have been seriously tempted by that was not a tram engine. One thing that counts very heavily in its favour is that it looks like a NG tender locomotive. Little 0-4-2s were not uncommon at the end of the 19th century, so one could easily see it with a lamp, and a few other bits and pieces doing its bit for the Queen and Empire in some colonial backwater railway system, or somewhere in Britain's extensive export markets. Jennie without a tender could be adapted into a nice little well tank. Nice little model all around.

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Traffic Pattern? What pattern? Spuds out; grain in, but cattle, sheep and passengers are a lot less predictable.

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Re: Roundhouse Jennie

Post by FWLR » Wed Oct 24, 2018 7:47 am

dougrail wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:45 am
FWLR wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:23 am
I think she is a beauty….Why do people have to be rivet counters. So what if she looks to some like she has just been cobbled together. RH do excellent in my opinion.
I've spoken some reservations about the cab height, but I do not for one moment believe it looks "cobbled together". It's still a good looking engine and as I have stated, it will run like a charm being RH Basic chassis. I was very nearly tempted by one myself to be fair [not seen one in blue yet].
Excuse me, where did I say you are a rivet counter and you said “it looked cobbled together"…..

Please get your facts right before mis-quoting what I have said or put.
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Re: Roundhouse Jennie

Post by FWLR » Wed Oct 24, 2018 8:23 am

tom_tom_go wrote:
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:01 pm
Let's not forget we are just discussing this and it's not a rant at we don't like the Jennie.
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