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by cityfan247
12 Mar 2019, 13:39
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

Stripped down some old Subbuteo figures.

1FC Magdeburg circa 1976-77
by cityfan247
08 Mar 2019, 17:06
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

I'm getting there fella. I was very lucky. It was a charity ride setting off from near London. The chap just behind was a heart doctor would you believe! He basically revived me and saved my life by the side of the road. I am back on the bike but not doing anywhere near the distances I was. Do 25-30...
by cityfan247
08 Mar 2019, 16:48
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

Well the deal this time was shopping time was limited to a couple of hours!! I can just about handle that. Had a nice Thai meal as well upstairs. Actually the main reason was to go and see the Heart of Steel . https://www.meadowhall.co.uk/news-events/heart-steel-meadowhall#Lv6dX8pPrOUwBKRL.97 The pl...
by cityfan247
08 Mar 2019, 16:27
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

Yeh actually I have Paul. Went on Valentines Day in fact with the missus. Now that's love for you!
by cityfan247
08 Mar 2019, 16:14
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

Thanks for the kind words Paul.

It's been a while since I have done any painting. I think that Leeds is probably the last one I did.

I do have some original figures left over that I have stripped down so may do some more teams before long. Just need to decide on which teams to do.
by cityfan247
06 Mar 2019, 17:27
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: New to Subbuteo - Where to begin with HeavyWeight Club Editions?
Replies: 4
Views: 403

Re: New to Subbuteo - Where to begin with HeavyWeight Club Editions?

That particular set did sometimes come with HW figures if it had the green card inner tray. The polyystyrene inners like the one shown are usually LW or Zombie figures. Zombie first started to appear around 1977-78 soon followed by LW figures (first hand painted then machine painted) HW figures were...
by cityfan247
03 Mar 2019, 16:15
Forum: Subbuteo on Ebay
Topic: eBay sidesplitters #6
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: eBay sidesplitters #6

TBF he has thrown in free postage and packing . :lol!:

Who said Yorkshiremen were tight! :lol!:
by cityfan247
03 Mar 2019, 12:04
Forum: Members Custom Paint Jobs
Topic: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs
Replies: 179
Views: 37122

Re: cityfan247 - Custom Paint Jobs

Hi G As you can see I paint exclusively classic heavyweight style teams so try to get close to the original HW subbuteo so I use Humbrol (matt) enamel paints (occasionally Revell enamels). Many other painters use these to keep faithful to the originals. You could use acrylics which are water based s...
by cityfan247
03 Mar 2019, 11:51
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: www.subbuteostadium.com
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Re: www.subbuteostadium.com

I have used this site to buy the LED's for the classic pylons. They are much brighter than the original subbuteo ones. Top drawer. I am delighted with them. The guy who has set it up is Ronald who is Hogron66 on this forum. There is a thread on the Members Stadiums topic http://www.subbuteoforum.org...
by cityfan247
26 Feb 2019, 21:06
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Alex Hymer-
Replies: 13
Views: 1266

Re: Alex Hymer-

Cheers Gary.

See if anyone else has come across him. Might be worth involving the police if he's doing this regularly.
by cityfan247
26 Feb 2019, 16:23
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Alex Hymer-
Replies: 13
Views: 1266

Re: Alex Hymer-

I also purchased a joblot from him10 days ago on Gumtree. I get the feeling now it was the same lot as you and we've been scammed. Like you paid through paypal but had no items or responses to my messages. He wanted to be paid via the 'friends and family ' option on paypal. I assumed to save the fee...
by cityfan247
03 Feb 2019, 15:21
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Adding to my collection
Replies: 12
Views: 1692

Re: Adding to my collection

Great find Jeff.

One of the best small joblots I have seen mate. Bet your'e delighted with that lot.
by cityfan247
08 Dec 2018, 10:11
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Dickinson's Real Deal
Replies: 5
Views: 798

Re: Dickinson's Real Deal

Yep I saw it. You didnt get a really good look at the Munich but it appeared complete and in good condition. Bit of damp on the lid but overall looked very tidy. I was more intrigued in the 'bag full' of teams we didnt get to see. There were a couple of boxed teams on show. A rather fine looking San...
by cityfan247
30 Nov 2018, 08:40
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: LED Display
Replies: 10
Views: 1226

Re: LED Display

That looks stunning mate. Any Subbuteo enthusiast would love to have something like that on display. Love it.

Looks like you just need a 94 Sampdoria and a 265 Philadelphia Atoms to complete the 1-324 HW collection. I wish I could help you with that but I can't...can anyone here help?
by cityfan247
02 Nov 2018, 16:53
Forum: General and Collecting Topics
Topic: Subbuteo Rugby Players
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: Subbuteo Rugby Players

PM Paul LLoyd mate. He is LLoydie on this forum. he will sort you out I am sure.

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