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  1. class8mikado replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    Theres lots of footage of Merchants back in the day , where the slip on starting is almost inevitable, what was it about their make up that made it so... ?

    Jun 20, 2018 at 9:51 AM
  2. class8mikado replied to the thread 35018 British India Line.

    By Virtue of the better starting TE then other factors aside obviously the A4. The useful point about the V2 is probably adhesion and the adhesion to cylinder thrust ratio suggest that a V2 would be a much surer starter, wheel diameter a bit of a...

    Jun 19, 2018 at 11:51 PM
  3. class8mikado replied to the thread Colne Valley Black 5s.

    They both seem to be making steady progress, still hoping I might snap up 45293 with my lottery win one day and convert it to caprotti ( wrong wheelbase, bearings, vandalism blahdiblah....)

    Jun 13, 2018