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Crowdfunding appeal for 6201

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by Sidmouth, Feb 7, 2017.

  1. huochemi

    huochemi Active Member Friend

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    Could you expand on that? Both the Talyllyn and Festiniog give generous travel benefits, but most of the funding appeals these days seem to consist of "give us your money", and not much else.
     
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    Several members of this committee, over the years have had a degree in this particular qualification
     
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    26D_M Part of the furniture

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    Add to that, competence in steam loco engineering becoming ever more confined within the "cottage industry", as Bob Meanley sagely describes it, greatly narrows the options for owners lacking the necessary self-sufficiency. Having the wisdom to recognise this and act accordingly is a priceless management attribute.
     
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    Well the 120 days are more or less up (showing one hour to go now) and just under 4 1/2% (£1750) of the £40,000 total raised. so still just over £10,000 short even just to get the boiler taken off the frames and a proper checking to see what needs to be done. Also their new web site went live 04/04/2017 and on there it stated in the near future they will tell us what the other £28,000 will be needed to be spent on to get the engine running and still nothing listed. https://6201.co.uk/index.php/fundraising-for-essential-repairs/. The other £20,000 they are wanting for the boiler tubes etc they have just got 32% with about 50% for the boiler tubes.
     

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