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46115 Scots Guardsman

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by ajay9014, Aug 29, 2017.

  1. RalphW

    RalphW Nat Pres stalwart Staff Member Administrator Friend

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    I must say that looks better than the blue that's been used on the King....
     
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    Oh dear...you'll have the GWR Mafia after you now!
     
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    I don't care, I think the King looks garish, in my opinion there is only one class of loco that looks equally good in either blue or green.... and it's not a Thompson one either. :rolleyes:
     
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    Tornado, Claud Hamilton or S3/6?
     
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    Wainwright P...

    Tom
     
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    That looks fantastic...............JAMES.............have you seen this?:D
     
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    No sorry of those, I rate Tornado as slightly better that the King with Claud Hamilton as nearest to the A4 in looking right.
     
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    Probably not.
    Green is the only proper colour for a GWR loco!
     
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    Would that be Apple Green, Brunswick Green, Malachite Green or Stroudley's Improved Green - perchance even British Racing Green ? :)
     
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    You missed out Land Rover green, any of the 23 shades currently available..;)
     
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    ....or should that read retching.....
     
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    No fetching is the word....
     
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    Double Scot(ch)!
    Double Scotch 2V4.jpg The fine lines of 'Scots Guardsman', are reflected in a large puddle and contrast sharply with the rather brutalist design of the OHLE, as she heads for Lancaster and home with 'The Fellsman' of 01 August 2017.
    This was just a couple of weeks before her withdrawal for overhaul and, hopefully, it won't be too long before it's time to raise a glass or two on her return to main line action.
     
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    That time is not far away? Just bumping the thread back to life :)
     
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    5M50 test path on RTT for Thursday. Standard practice is to run this path up to Hellifield then return on 5M51.

    I imagine this may be her
     
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    I thought the 5M51 is Hellifield and back as 5M50 is the full loaded test circular route.
     
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    Has anyone seen it since she left
     
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    I guess we'll know soon enough!
     
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    Warning - Impending Paint froth.

    But whatever colour it is, i hope we do get double scotch and that the paths of our two scots cross, what is the status of 46100 at the moment ?
     

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