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PostPosted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 10:02 pm    Post subject: Need some coal Reply with quote

Does anyone up north have a coal fire I could pinch a lump of coal from??? Or even the smaller pieces from the bottom of the store. I want some for my roller but I ain't buying a full bag of coal when I won't use it lol. Just need two dozen small pieces. If all else fails I can make some fake coal but real is best.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Nip along to any live steam event a scrounge a lump, or a handful of slack, off one of the exhibitors.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Haven't got any coal Jon but got  some spare black aquarium gravel
that I used when I did the Mamod  showmans upgrade if that is of
any use,  happy to pop a bit in a large envelope and post it to you
unless it has to be coal of course


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 3:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I was really wanting coal, alternative was to cut some resin coal load up that I have.  
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'll try to remember to bring you a lump to Leeds this weekend. I emptied a load of slag from the mclarens tender last weekend and in reflection should have kept some as it would have saved having to break it up.
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

no problem Jon, was just a thought, seems like you might
be sorted anyway
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I appreciate the offer Martin
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:28 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Peco do small bags of crushed up coal (for 00 model railways etc) it might be a little small,  but one of their coarser grades might do the job
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