Man with a Case

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  1. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    Recently, I achieved the dubious honour of reaching 40 years service, and fortunately rather than getting a clock or watch, we got to choose our own gift, and Mine has arrived.




    Yep a box, but whats inside I hear you ask ......


    Is that muttering I hear as you try and read the upside down label :avatar:

    Inside the case is .........


    and under the foam pads are ........


    We have an Avonside Works (from Eileens Emporium) Chassis 2 Super Pro chassis jig (5 axles for O gauge with additional pin set for 1/8th & 2mm axles (OO / EM / P4).

    And an instruction CD that Toto has already told me I have to read then explain it to him - nae rest for the wicked.

    Paul
     
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  2. Toto

    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    Hurry up then ..... synchronised jinty builds. .:avatar:
     
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  3. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    Nellie's first, (which doesn't require the jig) then the Jinty's, see there is a plan
     
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    ianvolvo46 Staff Member Moderator

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    :scratchchin: It's a what? have I got one? do I need one?

    Ian vt
     
  5. Keith M

    Keith M Staff Member Moderator

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    When I managed 25 years service a few months before I took VR, I was given a cheque for £200 (in the same envelope as my redundancy cheque!).:avatar::avatar::avatar:

    Keith.
     
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    jakesdad13 Staff Member Moderator

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    Nice one :thumbup:. When I finished with voluntary redundancy I was escorted from the plant to make sure I didn't nick one of the fractionation towers.
    Mind you they didn't see what I liberated on the last few night shifts ;) :avatar:

    Cheer's, Pete.
     
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  7. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Staff Member Administrator Feature Contributor

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    Well done Paul,

    Sadly Austerity did away with any sort of long service awards in local government here in Wakefield.
     
  8. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    25 & 40 year long service award ceremony, 16 of us and partners flown down to Stoke for the combined event, then 5 weeks later we get told the factory is to close, now there is a kicker to round of the event..

    It was a great event, and I decided I wanted to get something that I will use regularly doing something I enjoy and remind me of the great guys (and gals) I've known and worked with over the years.

    Now I just have to do the jig justice - and learn how to use it :whatever: (yes I know - then show Toto :giggle:)

    Paul
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    Yes ..... so get practicing.
     
  10. paul_l

    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    I've a wagon then Nellie to finish first - patience grasshopper patience
     
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    paul_l Staff Member Administrator

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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    My mother could have given you a contact for these....... why didn't you ask :facepalm:
     
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    TimberSurf Full Member

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    Nice find, I have seen them used elsewhere on this forum, but before I take a punt with you, why DOUBLE prong?
     
  14. Rob Pulham

    Rob Pulham Staff Member Administrator Feature Contributor

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    I use them all the time and the double prong allows you to grip either side and solder in the middle if needed or in the case of steps on the end of a coach you can use one clip to act as a heat sink for two steps while you solder another on. The clip stops the bits previously soldered on from dropping off due to heat in the proximity. - Being an adherent of the microflame for as much soldering as I can, I make extensive use of heat sinks and this type of clip is ideal for that purpose.
     
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    Toto Staff Member Founder Administrator

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    As would be an RSU ....... feel the lure ........ ooooooohhhhhhhh
     

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