Welcome Matador

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  1. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    :hismiley: and a warm :welcome: to Matador from a cold, windy but sunny Dundee.

    Glad you decided to join us here at platform1mrc. Were a friendly bunch who love to blether about model railways, and have also be known to do a spot of modelling :avatar:.

    Settle, in, and when you are ready please introduce yourself, we'd love to hear about yourself and your modelling adventures.

    Once again welcome to the forum

    Paul
     
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    Matador Full Member

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    Thanks for letting me join from Sunny Arizona USA. Born in Rotherham S Yorkshire started my Model Building Custom painting business in the UK in 73 "Railfan Dave Cookes Loco Paint Shop" emigrated to the USA in 83 been a Pro Model Builder Custom painter DCC Sound installer ever since. www.dccsoundservicesplus.com. 72 years old living life to the full every day.
     
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    Ron Staff Member Moderator

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    :hismiley: and welcome to the forum :welcome:
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    :welcome: Matador. 72 years young eh. Great stuff. Hope you enjoy your stay with us. With your skills, I'm sure there will be a lot we can learn from you. Delighted you decided to join us.

    Where did you hear about us ?

    Toto
     
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    Matador Full Member

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    From Andy Sollis a Friend in the UK. not sure I can teach anything my business is 95% US, although at this time I am rebuilding a British Railways GT3 a BR Turbine a Midland 4-4-0 and a N Staffs 2-4-0 also building a LMS DJH Claughton and a LMS etched coach. looking forward to the site it looks really good.
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    Glad you like it. Don't keep it a secret, feel free to spread the word. :thumbs:
     
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    Andy_Sollis Full Member

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    We are doing...!

    Welcome @Matador. !! Martin should be with us soon also.
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    excellent ...... we must be doing something right then ..... :avatar:
     
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    Gary Will the real Gary please stand up... Staff Member Administrator

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    G'day Matador,

    Welcome aboard from Sydney. Get yourself settled in, have a good look around, read up and then get posting. Looking forward to reading about your modelling, painting, dcc installs or what you currently have on the workbench. Enjoy the camaraderie and banter that is P1MRC.

    Cheers, Gary.
     
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    jakesdad13 Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome Matador, its great to have you join us.

    Pete.
     
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    Let’s just have some photos of the NSR loco and the Claughton as a start... have a look through the threads and find a topic they suit.
     
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    York Paul Full Member

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    Yup ^ like wot 'e said :thumbs:
     
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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi Matador :welcome: from sunny Spain thanks for joining in already 'Matador' intersting name.. truck? bull fighter?

    Ian vt
     
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    :hismiley:and :welcome:to the forum.
     
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    Keith M Staff Member Moderator

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    Welcome to the forum. I see you have a GT3 model gas turbine loco, which I also have, mine built from a British "Golden Arrow" kit and using Chris Gibbons chassis. Is yours built from the same kit or scratch built.
    Keith.
     
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    Matador Full Member

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    My Avatar says it all.
     
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    It is one from a Customer so not sure, had to do a lot of work to get it to run right.
     

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