User login

New Comments

New arrivals

2 hours 3 min ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

2 hours 10 min ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

2 hours 44 min ago

New arrivals

4 hours 48 min ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

4 hours 54 min ago

New arrivals

5 hours 33 min ago

New arrivals

6 hours 40 min ago

New arrivals

8 hours 39 min ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

8 hours 43 min ago

New arrivals

9 hours 13 min ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

2 days 10 hours ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

3 days 18 hours ago

-263 Superior Criterion Ambulance (1962-68)

3 days 21 hours ago

-169 Studebaker Golden Hawk (1958-63)

4 days 23 hours ago

New arrivals

6 days 5 hours ago

--24a and 520 Chrysler New Yorker (1956-1960)

1 week 11 hours ago

--24a and 520 Chrysler New Yorker (1956-1960)

1 week 13 hours ago

-596 Arroseuse-balayeuse L.M.V. [L.M.V. Road Sweeper/Washer] (1960-1963)

1 week 14 hours ago

-596 Arroseuse-balayeuse L.M.V. [L.M.V. Road Sweeper/Washer] (1960-1963)

1 week 14 hours ago

--24a and 520 Chrysler New Yorker (1956-1960)

1 week 15 hours ago

--90a and 830 Richier rouleau compresseur [Richier Diesel Roller] (1958-1969)

1 week 1 day ago

New arrivals

1 week 3 days ago

New arrivals

1 week 5 days ago

--90a and 830 Richier rouleau compresseur [Richier Diesel Roller] (1958-1969)

2 weeks 6 hours ago

--90a and 830 Richier rouleau compresseur [Richier Diesel Roller] (1958-1969)

2 weeks 23 hours ago

--90a and 830 Richier rouleau compresseur [Richier Diesel Roller] (1958-1969)

2 weeks 1 day ago

--29h and 282 Duple Roadmaster Coach (1952-60)

2 weeks 2 days ago

--29h and 282 Duple Roadmaster Coach (1952-60)

2 weeks 2 days ago

--29h and 282 Duple Roadmaster Coach (1952-60)

2 weeks 2 days ago

Christmas 2018

2 weeks 3 days ago

New arrivals

2 weeks 4 days ago

Christmas 2018

3 weeks 1 day ago

Christmas 2018

3 weeks 2 days ago

-275 Brink's Armoured Car (1964-1970 / 1979-1980)

3 weeks 2 days ago

Christmas 2018

3 weeks 2 days ago

Visitors

  • Total Visitors: 1626539
  • Registered Users: 198
  • Published Nodes: 1413
  • Since: 01/16/2019 - 18:24
3 posts / 0 new
Last post
Richard's picture
Richard
Offline
DTCA MemberFrance
Joined: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 20:56
-276 Airport Fire Tender (1962-1970)

Since I had post in the "new arrival" topic, a photo of this fire-truck, I had time to compare with the one I already had in my cabinet.

And I found others small differences !

After the two base-plates and the two lights, we have :

- 2 different stickers :  cream letters and white thicker letters, 

- 2 bells : the base of the smaller one is 8 mm and the bigger 10 mm.

- A little shade in the colour : one is really red and the other is pink/red

Here under, the photos.

Kind regards

Richard

 

 

 


janwerner's picture
janwerner
Offline
DTCA MemberNetherlands
Joined: Tue, 07/15/2014 - 06:56

Re : -276 Airport Fire Tender (1962-1970)

Hi Richard, very observant of you to find these bell size differences! I do not have this one but all my later 250s and 955s of this period seem to have the same ca. 8-9 mm bells (the apparently universal job no. 10152 for all of them). Unfortunately no drawings for this Airport Fire Tender seem to be known, so we may never know what this diameter difference originates from. Kind regard, Jan 


dinkycollect's picture
dinkycollect
Offline
DTCA MemberFrance
Joined: Fri, 06/26/2015 - 22:49

Re : -276 Airport Fire Tender (1962-1970)

Salut Richard.

Once more you have spoted some unlisted variations. Congratulations.

I supose that the tool for the bell which had been made in 1936 was worn and that Meccano had to make a new tool.