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West Somerset Railway General Discussion

Discussion in 'Heritage Railways & Centres in the UK' started by gwr4090, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. Ploughman

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    Is it still waiting to go to Crowcombe?
     
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    Looks like it has been re-roofed/repaired sometime as it has lost the pagoda roof profile between the two photos. The front sheets look like they have the right curve profile but the corners have lost their distinct curve.
     
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    Well I think it's pretty good, wide selection of produce of good quality and Hampers should be easy enough for them to do if they have notice.
     
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    A WSR speciality it seems, altering roof profiles. :D
     
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    Ha ha ha! It is actually for turning, or keeping it, pale pink.
     
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    7714 to be joined by 75014 for the Autumn gala :Updated:
     

  9. Only two visitors, not very enticing is it really, Short notice or not, its not really pushing the boat out and the changes to galas that were muted.
     
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    Don't forget 7820 & 7822 which will both be there with a prospect of black manors double heading. The home fleet of 6960, 53808, 53809 (if its back from NNR), 44422 and no-doubt the Peckett plus possibly Ryan Popes 0-4-0 that makes circa 9-10 engines in steam.
     
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    I must admit having enjoyed 75069 when she was down at the WSR, 75014 is quite a draw as is a Pannier

    Now the B12................
     
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    8 proper sized locos for the line & not an oversized 4-6-2 in sight..........what's not to like??
     
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    The pagoda was rescued from oblivion in the tines of considerableveconomic stringency on the WSR by IIRC Station Master John Green. Curved corrugated could not be found / afforded, so tge repairs you see were performed.

    Is curved corrugated now available?

    Robin
     
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    .... for a pagoda?
    .... from China, naturally.
     
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    Do you know of a supplier?

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    Google is your friend http://www.steelroofsheets.co.uk/products/curved-3-corrugated-steel-sheets/ for starters, also http://www.hadleygroup.com/corrugated-and-cladding/curved-corrugated-sheet.aspx http://www.hayescladding.co.uk/profiles/cladding_corr_curving.htm
     
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    Is that the latest one in Harry Potter and does it involve Class 66's going over to you know who's side?!
     
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    So, Scotsman has gone now , I didnt get to see her this time , but what is the overall feeling on the line , & of the company about the week?
     
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    There is a piece of kit with three adjustable rollers that can be used to put a curve into a straight sheet of corrugated iron. Here in Oz, the wrap-around verandas on colonial style houses often are roofed with 'bullnose' iron which curves down tightly to the guttering.

    One of the plumbing firms in my small town has one of these bits of kit, so there should be someone out there with the ability to do it.
     
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    Genuinely interesting. Could you contact your local specialists and take a snap of said apparatus / identify the manufacturer, please?
     

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