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by mjenderby
19 Jun 2019, 15:12
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: MTC X70
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: MTC X70

… and a photo of the coupler fixing … https://nihao87.files.wordpress.com/2019/06/20190619_123531.jpg The screw hold 2 pieces of a plastic sandwich which provides a pivot for the metal coupler – the coupler does not pivot around the screw. The lack of a movable jaw makes coupling to Kadee scale head...
by mjenderby
18 Jun 2019, 16:34
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: MTC X70
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: MTC X70

***WARNING*** Finally got around to looking in detail and give them a run out. Just one real issue (and it's big)… fixed couplings. While they are detailed and to scale (and can be removed) they do not have a standard box which allows replacement Kadees. The only solution is to have them in fixed fo...
by mjenderby
17 Jun 2019, 12:56
Forum: Network
Topic: CHINA PHOTOS
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: CHINA PHOTOS

And another moody one! An unidentified QJ on an eastbound freight at Yanenmiao, east of Lindong on the Ji-Tong Line. 2nd Feb 2005

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Cheers

Mark
by mjenderby
17 Jun 2019, 12:15
Forum: Network
Topic: CHINA PHOTOS
Replies: 9
Views: 305

Re: CHINA PHOTOS

Good idea! I'll start with an atmospheric one from the Huludao Limestone line. As the sun sets JS 8207 thrashes up the bank from the quarry with a loaded train … the sheep seem used to it! 4th Feb 2005.

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by mjenderby
14 Jun 2019, 18:52
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: MTC X70
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: MTC X70

Bill,

They're at the wagon ends

https://www.ebay.com/itm/MTC-China-Rail ... SwRjxc3Q7V

The Aurora model is the same.

Cheers

Mark
by mjenderby
13 Jun 2019, 12:55
Forum: Miniature layouts
Topic: Ni-Hao Line
Replies: 41
Views: 14194

Re: Ni-Hao Line

The joys of the British weather :-( We’ve had persistent rain for 2 weeks now and Sunday’s forecast is not good. Therefore we’ve decided to leave the conservatory available for shelter and not show NiHao. It also hasn’t helped that I’ve knackered a toe so am not particularly mobile. Apologies to any...
by mjenderby
06 Jun 2019, 08:39
Forum: Miniature layouts
Topic: BEIJIAO : A CHINESE EXHIBITION LAYOUT
Replies: 34
Views: 7292

Re: BEIJIAO : A CHINESE EXHIBITION LAYOUT

Paul

Thanks - now worked out what I have to do :-) Will put some pics of NiHao up after the open day nest week.

Cheers

Mark
by mjenderby
05 Jun 2019, 10:57
Forum: Miniature layouts
Topic: BEIJIAO : A CHINESE EXHIBITION LAYOUT
Replies: 34
Views: 7292

Re: BEIJIAO : A CHINESE EXHIBITION LAYOUT

How have you managed to get your photos on? I still get a quote exceeded message :-(

Cheers

Mark
by mjenderby
31 May 2019, 15:40
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: MTC X70
Replies: 5
Views: 288

Re: MTC X70

PS The wagon doesn't take 20ft or 30ft Bachmann containers since there are pins on the wagon and location holes on the MTC containers.

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Cheers

Mark
by mjenderby
31 May 2019, 10:58
Forum: Rolling stock
Topic: MTC X70
Replies: 5
Views: 288

MTC X70

At last a proper container wagon! Very nice detailing - shame I can't afford a whole rake!

https://nihao87.wordpress.com/2019/05/31/new-arrival-2/

Cheers

Mark