Well no, those of us whose budget only allows the purchase of a UKP9.99
Britannia or a UKP99.99 Britannia miss out and those companies who might
produce said model within our budget range are discouraged due to the
I've got a better idea - you're in the trade and have the contacts and the
credibility - why don't you ask Hornby to contract their manufacturing to
Peco. Or ask Peco to offer a new range in competition with Hornby.
When you get a straight answer from either, you can inform us all, and we
can stop the endless futile speculation!
Dont forget in reality the jury is still out on if we (humans) are a serious
contributor to global warming and even if the globe is warming.
Just cos its fashionable it doesnt mean its right.
Nope, not going to duck or cover and its too warm in here for my coat.
"Steve W" wrote
Eh? You asked if there was an alternative to sourcing in China and all I
said was that Peco do so quite successfully, so don't try putting words into
There are other options than China, which is why India's economy is also
booming, and no doubt if someone can persuade the African continent to work
rather than believe the world owed it a living then there might be some
mileage in developing production there too.
I'm also of the opinion than the UK is slipping towards becoming a third
world economy and soon it might be economical to restart production here. I
believe Hornby are now doing just that with Airfix plastic construction
Read the above, I think it's straight enough.
LOL - I agree entirely with those sentiments, global warming is a fact, it's
been happening for millions of years. Bear in mind that the UK has been
totally covered in ice on at least two occasions, and has warmed up between
In my humble opinion global warming is another of those government ruses to
justify additional taxation. Anyone realise that all this recycling of
rubbish idealism actually uses considerable amounts of energy and adds to
If any government was REALLY serious about global warming, CO2 emissions
etc they would immediately close down all airports and ban flying except
by military aircraft.
It's a bit like deciding that an economic disaster is REALLY happening
when the bookies & pubs start to close down.
And as recently as 10000 years ago (= 1/2 life of tiddy-oggie) there
were sub-saharan conditions in what is now London.
And Termites generate more CO2 than all of mankind...
Doesn't look good for the Truthiness of Al Gore.