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Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Muppet, May 15, 2011.

  1. sycamore

    sycamore New Member

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    Forgiven!

    Will
     
  2. SE&CR_red_snow

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    [content moved to MIC "water levels" thread]
     
  3. Steve

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    No matter what we think are the causes of water level variation, experience tells us where it is going to end up and, as long as it covers the crown, we're OK. Phew!
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  4. Steve

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    Well he, at least, should be working! Mind you, you have to have sympathy when he supports that team......
     
  5. SE&CR_red_snow

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    Yes, but an individual's experience thus far doesn't seem to cover all the scenarios. If the degree of regulator lift really does vary from nothing at all to "$£#@ where did it go?" then there's potential for coming unstuck. Would be interesting to figure out what the critical factors are, and how they interact.
     
  6. Steve

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    I've responded to this in the MIC section as it's nothing really to do with the Black Pig (6619).
     
  7. SE&CR_red_snow

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    Thanks for that, Sherlock.

    I did point the very same thing out in post #189 but the conversation continued here anyway.
     
  8. martin butler

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    Black Pig? i can see some nameplates appearing on 6619 hehe:biggrin1:
     
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    Well you never Know Martin! However this will be the name of the 6619 brew!
     
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    I'm still wondering what 6619 has to do with Captain Pugwash!
     
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    6619 ran a special train this morning for the shareholders, and hopefully will be in regular service in the near future.
     
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    Is the Captain Pugwash name anything to do with the 56xx rocking motion inparted on a train. 6695 quite bad in the respect....
     
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    It's nickname on the NYMR. It's black and a pig to drive and fire. Not for anyone who is over 5'-5" tall and doesn't have long arms and a bent back. I can just about get comfortable when driving forwards but the only way I can get comfortable and look out when running in reverse is to wedge myself between the reverser and cab and have one leg dangling over the cab side!
     
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    I'm 5'11", have British Standard arms and a slightly bent back. I expect to drive 6619 on 09/12, I wonder how I'll get on?
     
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    You could try using the footsteps like the rest of us. If you really need a stairlift you've only got to ask!
     
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    Brilliant :clap2:
     
  18. Steve

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    That made me smile, too! I wonder how Howard will respond to that?
    Good on yer Pete!
     
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    Seagull is the Operating Manager and I am just the badly treated and part time Operating Assistant. I'm therefore in no position to make any comments about any clever dick remarks made by someone who should know better than to try to publicly humiliate his juniors, especially when they are older and much wiser that he is.
     
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    Delete as applicable, I think!
     

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