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by scotlands funfairs
Sat Aug 08, 2009 2:52 am
Forum: England
Topic: Black isle show
Replies: 1
Views: 1377

Black isle show

the black isle show is held every year at muir of ord wich is just north of inverness, scotland. this year main attraction and making its scottish debut was graham sedgwicks "ROCK RAGE" inversion. photos of the fair and the new ride now at http://www.scotlandscarnivals.fotopic.net/c1737424...
by scotlands funfairs
Fri Aug 07, 2009 2:13 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: hello all am back.
Replies: 2
Views: 882

hello all am back.

hi everyone trevor here, well i am finally back on the forum after a few problems and would love to share with you all whats been going on over here in scotland with our funfairs. ive added a link to let you all see our new rides and events and hope you all enjoy the photos. http://www.scotlandscarn...
by scotlands funfairs
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:52 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Gaff lads
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Re: Gaff lads

yeah he found out the kid was his lol the documentary was a good insight on not just the showmen but on how they really do rely on the gaff lads, and if not for the gaff lads they would not have a business.
by scotlands funfairs
Tue Dec 02, 2008 12:36 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Gaff lads
Replies: 2
Views: 902

Gaff lads

hi everyone hello from sunny scotland anyway ive uploaded a video on to you tube called gaff lads. its a documentary on the life of a gaff lad travelling with the fair in the u.k. ive had break up the video in to clips first 3 now on and will have the last clip uploaded tomorrow. http://uk.youtube.c...
by scotlands funfairs
Wed Nov 26, 2008 3:41 am
Forum: England
Topic: long eaton
Replies: 3
Views: 1894

Re: long eaton

I would love to have done this model show but other commitments meant i had to miss it this year, and in all honesty its a good 300 miles from my home to the show.
by scotlands funfairs
Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:50 am
Forum: England
Topic: long eaton
Replies: 3
Views: 1894

long eaton

The biggest funfair model show in the u.k took place on saturday in long eaton. Held in the town hall i have uploaded photos of the event on my funfair model site. as it was the shows 10th anniversary the theme was waltzers with over 50 model waltzers in one room and the awesome giant wild mouse coa...
by scotlands funfairs
Fri Nov 21, 2008 6:05 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: New Big Ride for Australia *exclusive*
Replies: 13
Views: 2602

Re: New Big Ride for Australia *exclusive*

we have on of those rides here in the u.k, although its owned and based in ireland, it attends a lot of the big fairs in the u.k such as leeds.
by scotlands funfairs
Thu Nov 20, 2008 11:47 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Spaceroller fans, click here!
Replies: 17
Views: 2219

Re: Spaceroller fans, click here!

thanks top gunner, in all ive got most of the faller models and 2 waltzers (1/24th) and a speedway (1/24th).
by scotlands funfairs
Thu Nov 20, 2008 4:54 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Spaceroller fans, click here!
Replies: 17
Views: 2219

Re: Spaceroller fans, click here!

these images are fantastic, i like you love the space-roller we have only 1 here in the u.k by james mellor.
i myself have a model space-roller based on the showman james mellor, ive put it up on you tube at

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=0eaXI0ESnGM
by scotlands funfairs
Mon Oct 27, 2008 4:33 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Feirground rides in movies
Replies: 13
Views: 1961

Feirground rides in movies

i appologise if this has been covered before but i was wondering off the top of your head how many films you can think off that have fairground rides in them. for me 2 come to mind first one is superman returns where the faller model lay-out was used and 2nd is supergirl where she is on a waltzer th...
by scotlands funfairs
Thu Oct 23, 2008 10:58 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: Perth autumn fair
Replies: 1
Views: 1368

Perth autumn fair

by scotlands funfairs
Thu Sep 11, 2008 9:38 am
Forum: Diversions
Topic: Bebo
Replies: 3
Views: 1906

Bebo

i was wondering if anyone here uses bebo at all ?
mines is www.bebo.com/rock_star_waltzer
by scotlands funfairs
Mon Sep 08, 2008 5:46 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: New From KMG
Replies: 49
Views: 5553

this ride is good i was on it at tilburg and its very dissoriontating, your not to sure where you are at times bit like the space roller, i believe another 4 have been put on order with 1 coming to the u.k
by scotlands funfairs
Wed Aug 27, 2008 6:29 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Model waltzer 1/24th scale
Replies: 13
Views: 3327

no videos of it operating yet, as am in scotland and hes in england its difficult to get to his to video it as i would like to video the complete uild up of the waltzer and also running.
by scotlands funfairs
Tue Aug 26, 2008 7:51 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Model waltzer 1/24th scale
Replies: 13
Views: 3327

a very good friend of mine decided a while back to build a 1/16th scale waltzer which is bigger than mine, infact its that big it build up and pulls down like the real waltzer. ive put a short video on you tube to show how it was built from scratch and is all hand painted. http://www.youtube.com/wat...
by scotlands funfairs
Sun Aug 24, 2008 3:29 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Ride Models
Replies: 10
Views: 2728

i wa having a look through you tube vids and seen this one from a guy in the u.k who has now built every faller fairground model available. he also makes some modifications to them and hussrainbow i think you will like this one if you not already seen it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yu0cTfumbMM
by scotlands funfairs
Sun Aug 24, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Music Festivals
Replies: 11
Views: 2160

we have a giant music festival in scotland called T-IN THE-PARK and attracts 100,000 revellers over a 3 day period. the fair that attends is quite big with rides like the power surge, giant wheel, dodgems, bomber mark2, adrenalin street fighter, waltzer. http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trev...
by scotlands funfairs
Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:46 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: Transport in the 1950s
Replies: 1
Views: 2192

Transport in the 1950s

hi all, well heres a few pics of the whites transport used to move the waltzer and dodgem. These photos are roughly 1958 http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/00260488.jpg http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/00260484.jpg http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/002...
by scotlands funfairs
Wed Aug 20, 2008 3:17 am
Forum: Travelling/Portable Rides
Topic: Racked Rides/Shed Dweller Pics
Replies: 69
Views: 25191

some from scotland over last winter. http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/P2050006.jpg http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/P2050012.jpg http://i534.photobucket.com/albums/ee348/trevor-c/P2050004.jpg a full collection of the rides can be found at my site. most of the rides ...
by scotlands funfairs
Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:37 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: m&ds
Replies: 10
Views: 3276

by scotlands funfairs
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:02 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: m&ds
Replies: 10
Views: 3276

hey top gunner as requested ive went through all my M&Ds photos and put togethar a collection of the rides that travel and the rides in the park, hope you enjoy them, link
http://scotlandscarnivals.fotopic.net/c1561077.html
by scotlands funfairs
Wed Aug 13, 2008 3:09 am
Forum: Europe
Topic: m&ds
Replies: 10
Views: 3276

i believe your speed is a kmg yes ive attached a photo of bomber details
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by scotlands funfairs
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:38 pm
Forum: Europe
Topic: m&ds
Replies: 10
Views: 3276

sorry top gunner will try again. the bomber mark 2 is one of those rides where in all honesty i was petrified to go on it. the sheer height and speed it was going at a thought NO WAY but after watching it for about an hour building up the courage, i seen this boy about 12 years old getting off the r...
by scotlands funfairs
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:31 pm
Forum: Public Forum
Topic: Model waltzer 1/24th scale
Replies: 13
Views: 3327

hi everyone thank you so much for all your comments i do appreciate it, i believe their was a waltzer years ago in australia and it was a u.k showman david taylor who brought it over. I have nothing against tilt a whirls as they have the same job to do as a waltzer simply cars on a platform that spi...

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