|Eric Cox||10/10/2018 10:56:37|
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Many moons ago ME reprinted LBSC's article on building Ayesha. As Curly designed many loco's how about another reprint of his articles .
|David Taylor||11/10/2018 11:43:59|
125 forum posts
The reason I stopped my subscription to ME some years ago was it seemed to be filled with 'out and about' type articles and reprints of some LBSC loco series.
I think it would be better to have those that ME has the copyright for reprinted in a book so those that want them can buy the book. I might even do so in that case.
But I was put off by them in the magazine for some reason.
|69 forum posts|
Too picture heavy, and text light for me, and the text that is there is often a bit boffin technical. More Model Engineering, and not just Engineering...
Off the topic a bit, how did a niche magazine writer with a dirt poor background who by his own admission didn't get out much, get a house in Purley Oaks?!!
|Bodger Brian||11/10/2018 18:45:48|
144 forum posts
Are you referring to the LBSC articles or ME in general?
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It's not the most desirable part of Purley and definately the opposite side to the Webb Estate, Though handy for the local council tip
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Edited By JasonB on 11/10/2018 18:52:39
|David Standing 1||12/10/2018 10:41:48|
|1076 forum posts|
I wonder if that is where many of the originals of the works Dean da Silva is attempting to recreate are buried
|69 forum posts|
Was referring to today's ME content. LBSC's articles are great! I do wonder where all his locos went to though, and lathes and so on. Somebody must have them? Enigmatic sort of chap wasn't he.
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Don't know about his lathes but many of his locos are in the hands of members of the North London MES. I think some are owned by members of the 2 1/2 gauge association who have I think updated the design of Ayesha. I was expecting John B to mention that so I may be wrong or he may not have been online for a few days.
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