Wanted HO Live Steam

Rob1962

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Live Steam HO wanted Loco ETC..
 
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Paul M

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Hornby do a live steam OO Mallard
 
Rob1962

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I should have mention I have a new Hornby that was purchased from Fleabay.But never worked.Thsnk for your speedy Reply.
 
dunnyrail

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There are people in Grmany that do HO live Steam then there is Brian Caton in UK, not sure if he is still on the go but worth a net search.
 
Madman

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Live steam that small ? !
 
Rhinochugger

Rhinochugger

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Yep the Hornby one was actually very good
The problem was with the instructions, about the way to operate the throttle. There was an error in the instruction manual, with the result that many locos went off the end of a siding, or too fast round a bend. Usually, the locos were undamaged, but the operators were rather fearful and the locos went back in their boxes. I think it may have been Brian and that group who have avidly hoovered up as many as they can buy.

I drove one (under tuition) at one of the model fairs and it was huge fun, and a steep learning curve ;);)
 
PhilP

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Paul M

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All that ingenuity, and still no cure for the common cold! Absolutely brilliant
 
Rhinochugger

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The beeg eessue is the control - Hornby used the two rail track for control, using a different voltage from normal 00/H0 and that also put some people off.

Our dinky little 009 steamer above, just puffs along without control :clap::clap:
 
Madman

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PhilP

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Not sure if it is in the commentary, or in the messages below the clip, but they were made by a British modeller, and he supposedly made about 40..
Makes a limited LGB run look profligate!

PhilP.