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by uptheclarets
24 Dec 2018, 16:33
Forum: Restoration
Topic: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED
Replies: 11
Views: 3710

Re: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED

That was not a joke my friend - Oven cleaner is indeed what is generally used to remove gloss paint from hand-painted figures - ask anyone .

English humour pal I do apologise but we often enjoy sarcasm in this country , nothing personal 😂
by uptheclarets
19 Dec 2018, 12:58
Forum: Restoration
Topic: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED
Replies: 11
Views: 3710

Re: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED

Grim kit in good condition .. has our Italian friend tried oven cleaner ?
by uptheclarets
18 Dec 2018, 16:25
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: WOMEN IN SUBBUTEO ARE INCREASING :)!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: WOMEN IN SUBBUTEO ARE INCREASING :)!!

You would think by rights that our female friends ought to be good at Subbuteo but in truth almost all of them have better things to do ... and they tend to grow up whereby most of us clearly never do 😉
by uptheclarets
17 Dec 2018, 17:43
Forum: Restoration
Topic: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED
Replies: 11
Views: 3710

Re: PARIS F.C. HANDPAINTED :( RUINED

certainly .. lightweights so put them in the bin and forget about them .
by uptheclarets
17 Dec 2018, 17:00
Forum: Club/Tournament/Player Announcements
Topic: WOMEN IN SUBBUTEO ARE INCREASING :)!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1192

Re: WOMEN IN SUBBUTEO ARE INCREASING :)!!

Sexist …

gender..age..religion .. ethnicity … etc etc

No relevance …


as long as they know where the kettle is ? :wink: :lol:
by uptheclarets
17 Dec 2018, 16:58
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Bargain!!
Replies: 3
Views: 943

Re: Bargain!!

ACTUALLY SUBBUTEO wrote:
17 Dec 2018, 09:42
bargain ?? you kidding
by uptheclarets
13 Dec 2018, 11:39
Forum: Playing: Rules/Techniques/Tactics Section
Topic: A very old rule.
Replies: 25
Views: 7135

Re: A very old rule.

Don't take any notice of Mike lads he likes to wind us up too ( I believe he won a game once ) , to be fair David I don't really follow half of what you have posted on this thread but if you enjoy it then that is indeed your business.
by uptheclarets
08 Dec 2018, 21:41
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Wimborne cellys
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Re: Wimborne cellys

I think they were part of a much bigger lot advertised on the saleroom a while back ? I recognised the boxes ..
by uptheclarets
08 Dec 2018, 11:53
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: Wimborne cellys
Replies: 2
Views: 543

Wimborne cellys

Good luck to whoever bought them ... you are going to need some fancy skills and a lot of patience ... got to be the worst celly selection I've ever seen ...
by uptheclarets
06 Dec 2018, 20:37
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Dickinson's Real Deal
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: Dickinson's Real Deal

Yes but these chaps are experts ... In their own minds :wink:
by uptheclarets
06 Dec 2018, 14:37
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Dickinson's Real Deal
Replies: 5
Views: 778

Re: Dickinson's Real Deal

Same with any niche collectable on telly Steve ..they are always miles out on sports stuff , model railways, dinky etc
by uptheclarets
05 Dec 2018, 14:54
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Swedish celluloid set
Replies: 14
Views: 1741

Re: Set with card figures and the rules in Swedish

I"ve never really taken to the squared shouldered figures so as a consequence I don't have any I'm afraid or I'd gladly let you have some but yes they can be removed as long as they haven't been stuck in with super glue .. use pliers grip the figure with the nose of the pliers as close to the base a...
by uptheclarets
05 Dec 2018, 10:13
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Swedish celluloid set
Replies: 14
Views: 1741

Re: Set with card figures and the rules in Swedish

Celluloid without a doubt .. the easiest way for an inexperienced flats buyer to spot the difference on a photo whatever the quality (and this one is fine) is to look at the outline of the figure , A card figure will generally display a much thicker black outline unless the original owner has the ey...

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