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Re: Stirling & Sunderland, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3165 on: October 15, 2020, 06:25:02 am »
I have memories of being dive bombed by an Airfix Sunderland.

It was one of those kits I had suspended from the ceiling above my bed and the fixings weren't strong enough  :-\ Got no sympathy from my mum at all  :angry: ;)
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Re: Stirling & Sunderland, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3166 on: October 15, 2020, 10:17:56 am »
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lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3167 on: October 16, 2020, 12:53:06 pm »

some steam for the week-end









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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3168 on: October 16, 2020, 01:39:26 pm »
Hehehehehe, VERY good indeed!  :thumbsup:

Which loco chassis is it?

It's a 2-8-2, which makes it a Mountain, and the SNCF had some very powerful Mountains in the steam days.
Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3169 on: October 16, 2020, 02:37:23 pm »
That fits so perfectly! Another “Why didn’t I think of that!” build!
I wonder how a B-17 would look? Could become another form of whiff, Combining aircraft and railroad equipment.
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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3170 on: October 16, 2020, 02:39:46 pm »
Yes it does work  :thumbsup:

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3171 on: October 16, 2020, 02:44:15 pm »
A fascinating juxtaposition!!   It's the last thing I'd expected of a BR-41 loco    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/DRB_Class_41 but it looks absolutely right!!
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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3172 on: October 16, 2020, 03:33:32 pm »
Ahah, now I understand what the BR41 meant, thanks.  :thumbsup:

I know NOTHING about German Railways of course, UK and American railways are the limit of my area of expertise, such as it is.

IIRC there was only one British 2-8-2 design actually produced, and that was Gresley's P2 of the 30s. Riddle actually proposed a 2-8-2 freight engine but the 2-10-0 9F was the preferred design. For some reason Mountains were called Mikados in the UK.  :-\
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Any aircraft can be improved by fitting longer wings, and/or a longer fuselage

...and I'm not a closeted 'Take That' fan, I'm a REAL fan! :)

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3173 on: October 16, 2020, 10:41:55 pm »
some steam for the week-end
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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3174 on: October 16, 2020, 11:41:17 pm »

thanks  ;)

the fit, in length as well as in width, went just nearly surprisingly fine indeed

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3175 on: October 17, 2020, 02:34:52 am »
Nice! I tried something similar but with a Stirling and some Deltic bits but didn't have your skill to pull it off.  :thumbsup:

IIRC there was only one British 2-8-2 design actually produced, and that was Gresley's P2 of the 30s. Riddle actually proposed a 2-8-2 freight engine but the 2-10-0 9F was the preferred design.

Gresley also had the P1 produced prior to the P2. Just two built and they were relatively quickly disposed of as if used to anywhere near their full potential, their trains would be too long for the passing loops/sidings. Fowler proposed a 2-8-2 for the LMS in 1926 alongside his Pacific. I can send a pic of the drawing if you are interested? Sorry for the threadjacking!  :angel:

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3176 on: October 17, 2020, 04:30:28 am »
A version of this which retained the guns in the nose turret would have been usefull back in my time at Railtrack in order to deal with the line side rabbit infestation problem.
Fred

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3177 on: October 17, 2020, 06:15:24 am »
Carrot canons?

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3178 on: October 17, 2020, 06:36:35 am »
Carrot canons?

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Re: lancaster & BR41, blue : hybrid aircraft/animals e.a.
« Reply #3179 on: October 17, 2020, 12:28:20 pm »
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