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Offline Stilldrillin

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Steam Toy Lincs.
« on: April 11, 2009, 03:14:10 AM »


On Saturday 25th April, members of the Mamod Steam Toy forum, 

http://modelsteam.myfreeforum.org/

are holding their first gathering, at the Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Lincoln....

It is to be called, "Steam Toy Lincs".

http://www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/eventDetails.asp?eventcode=46974


Approx 20 members, with some 500 toys available between them, are expected to display engines, locos, traction engines, cars, steam rollers, boats....... Anything steam powered!  :clap:

A bit like this......



(Who`s the old bloke, bottom left corner)?

 Many others, like me, will drop in for a few hours to meet other members, steam, chat & generally enjoy a get together with like minded enthusiasts.

............ALL OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO DROP IN.........


It`s a very interesting museum in it`s own right.

Free admission too!  :thumbup:

Looking forward to meeting any Madmodders who are interested.  :wave:

David D.
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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2009, 08:53:46 AM »
oooh free admission? Cool. Looks like a lot of fun. Take lots of pictures for those of us who can't go.

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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2009, 03:38:10 AM »
Hi David

How did the show go a great sucess I hope :- Have you any Picc  :worthless:

And how was the Rabit Pie my sister in law was at the Pie Shop last week and she raved about it.

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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2009, 04:23:39 AM »
Hi Stew!

What a crackin` day!  :clap:

I did not go to be an exhibitor..... I hoped to share the corner of someone`s table, with the triple.

A table appeared, then a chair in a corner, for the old man......



I was an exhibitor:bugeye:



The triple ran faultlessly for some 4hrs +.
The single spent most of the day plastic piston out, under discussion.



I spent all day talking to forum members & very interested members of the public. Mostly about 3 cylinders & plastic pistons.......  :thumbup:

Around 500 people came through the doors!

I asked Sandy about the pie shop, but he hadn`t found it, at that time.
He, and several "weekenders" had found a good pub just across the road......

The weekend`s individual write ups, (with STL in the titles), can be found on here.....

http://modelsteam.myfreeforum.org/forum2.php

David D
« Last Edit: April 27, 2009, 04:31:59 AM by Stilldrillin »
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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2009, 04:50:13 AM »
David

Thanks for posting pics and link to Mamod forum:- I'll have a read through that at lesure.

It certainly looked a very good show, I'm sorry that I missed it, I had no idea there was such a wide range of models, I noticed a Burnac there, I may have said already that I have a couple of them.

Sandy seemes to have a good collection of models as well.

Cheers have fun

Stew

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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2009, 05:17:14 AM »
Nice one David,

I always find you don't have time to even get around the show yourself when you display models.

I bet you are now flavour of the month with your 'plastic' pistons, and you will be the man to search out for all the info.

Notoriety at last.

John

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Re: Steam Toy Lincs.
« Reply #6 on: April 27, 2009, 05:22:48 AM »
Looks like you had a fun day out David  :)

Exhibiting can be very taxing, the voice, yes I know all about that......done some exhibiting myself at some very large shows, it's hard work but fun.... :ddb:

Yep, Dave is now known as the "plastic piston man"...  :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:

Good show by the look of it  :clap:
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