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1  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Narrow Gauge on: October 26, 2014, 06:47:56 PM
We don't know yet, but when the Bachmann rep. said in the video that we'll be "pleased and surprised" by next year's announcement, did he perhaps mean narrow gauge? It's a really vague speculation, but there is hope  Wink
2  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Layout Thread on: May 21, 2014, 11:45:08 AM
Well, to me the buffer looks like being made of ties from the tracks, and the fence maybe just some wooden sticks  Huh?
3  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: How about Hiro on: June 06, 2013, 11:36:10 PM
Hiro would be great, however all of the Bachmann models had real model counterparts, and not just CGI-models. I read in an interview once that HIT sends Bachmann the dimensions of their model if they decide to make one.




It's funny you mention Murdoch...he'd be worse than Hiro if he was on a 18'' radius curve. Tongue



But you have to bear in mind that Murdoch as well as all of the 9F class engines have their middle driving wheel without a flange, which equals to four wheels.
4  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: UK Trip Thomas Destinations? on: May 15, 2013, 09:58:16 PM
Maybe the National Railway Museum in York, it isn't Thomas-related but there are many great engines, some of them are prototypes of the "Thomas"-engines:
City of Truro
Flying Scotsman
Stephenson's Rocket
Mallard (Spencer)
Stirling Single (Emily)
Aerolite (Whiff)
BR Class 9F (Murdoch)
BR Class 08 (Diesel)
Boxhill (Stepney)
North Staffordshire Railway No. 1 (Stafford)
SR Bulleid Q1 (Neville)
LMS Stanier "Black 5" (Henry)
5  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Season 17 on: April 10, 2013, 02:54:10 AM
Yeah, Kellsthorpe Station is back! Sometimes the pictures are a little bit blurry, but the track bed looks better than in Season 16!
6  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Knapford to Tidmouth on: April 04, 2013, 12:19:14 AM
Converting Knapford to Tidmouth looks easier than it is: you'd need at least 2 kits!

-> I made a model of the station with Google Sketchup
http://www.flickr.com/photos/94645638@N07/8618654866/in/photostream/
7  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Bachmann HO James on: March 03, 2013, 11:30:25 PM
That happened with my Edward some time ago, I changed motors with Emily and than it worked - Emily still doesn't work. So I assume the motor is the problem.
8  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Projects & Works In Progress Thread on: November 14, 2012, 02:40:56 PM
Maybe the best thing is to remove the body shell from the gear box and push the face from inside out, that should work. From my Thomas and James the faces went off easily  Grin.
9  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Could this be the next special? on: October 29, 2012, 10:43:50 AM
Hi, on the front cover I'm 100% sure the engine behind Thomas is the Rocket, but I found this video on youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJgwzYa0Ogs
Seems like the engine in the video is the Planet which was built by Robert Stephenson too.
10  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Could this be the next special? on: October 29, 2012, 06:00:09 AM
O_O  i thought BMM was the last for Nitrogen Studios?

This might be the first for Arc,  and what makes me happy is thomas looks exactly the same!  

I see 4 new characters on the front,  It seems this is a norm for the last 4 specials (including this,  Day of the diesels is debatable)

They ALL look american.  I wondered if that was Jack in the back,  but it has a square face.  Maybe its a more real life-ey jack? (!)

Looks very interesting.   Weird how this has made an appearance so soon after BMM  maybe we will see some toys of the new characters to confirm further.

I had my hopes up for the WW2 story that was suppose to be like Thomas and the magic railroad... Sad

*goes back to the corner of a room and waits patently again*

This is not that movie.  The description says that it IS another direct to DVD(/BlueRay) release.

I think with 3 engines you are right- they are american;
but the engine behind Thomas looks like to be the Rocket.
11  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Your collection on: September 24, 2012, 09:46:38 AM
My Collection:

Engines
Thomas
Edward
Gordon
Salty
Spencer

Rolling Stock
Clarabel
Mail Vans (old style)
Fuel Tanker
Henrietta
Gordon's Express Coaches
Spencer's Special Coach
Emily's Coach

Non-Rail Characters
Cranky
12  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Bachmann HO Tar Wagon - Has it been discontinued? on: March 03, 2012, 06:00:14 AM
Dear All,
The Tar Wagon is not in the 2012 catalog, so get one where/ while you can.
Have fun!
the Bach-man

Okay, that means the Tar Tanker has been discontinued Cry
13  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: The Bachmann Duck Thread on: February 17, 2012, 04:10:47 PM
But I think it's better if Bachmann makes less models- but this models detailed and TV-Series looking.
But it would be even better if they make much models detailed and TV-Series looking. Wink
14  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: I Need Some Help on: September 01, 2011, 06:30:29 AM
What problem does Oliver have? Have you tried to repair him?
15  Discussion Boards / Thomas & Friends / Re: Can Anyone Help? on: August 29, 2011, 08:42:26 AM
On the Hornby Dart is a Dieselworks Logo: http://www.hornby.com/shop/locomotives/thomas-and-friends-locomotives/r9683-dart/
You can see the logo when Percy rolls into the Dieselworks.
I would make it H0.
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