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Discounts are back!

Orders over £20 will automatically attract a 20% discount on items purchased from the Lots List

Order over £30 from the Fixings section and you will save 30%!

For a limited time, all items listed on the Lots List section will be discounted by 20% at the checkout, automatically, so long as the order exceeds £20. All items listed on the Fixings section will be discounted by 30% at the checkout, automatically, so long as the order exceeds £30.

The discount does not apply to the shipping cost, which for the UK will remain at a maximum of £3.00!

We have done all the hard work for you, just put as many (or as few!) products into your shopping basket and the discount will be applied automatically so you will be able to see what discount you are getting and the cost of shipping before you pay.

So, don't hang about, grab a bargain today!

Ralph.

Update...

Hi Folks,

A quick update for you... All the problems of yesterday are now behind us and I have just started to add a few things to the shop. So far, a few new bits and pieces have been added to the Lots List and I have topped up the Specials section. More to be added over the next few days!

Ralph.

Having a little trouble today...

Several of you have asked what happened to the new listings for today, well...

Today started off with my e-mail not working. After a lot of mucking about and transatlantic phone calls (call centre is in the USA) I managed to sort that out. No sooner had I got that working, than my photographic software decided to throw a tantrum and kept asking for a disc. As it is all cloud-based these days, that is a nonsense. After much key-tapping, more phone calls and a lot of blue air, I think I have it is working again. 

The upshot of all this is I am a bit later than I planned with the shop update. It may now run over to tomorrow but I will let you know when it has finished. So far I have been able to set up the new section, but unfortunately I have only been able to add one new item so far.

In the meantime, the Lots list is looking a bit thinner, thanks to last weekend's discount special, but there is still a lot left if you fancy a ponder. I have cleaned off all the shelves to make way for the new lots I am in the middle of processing. They will be uploaded over the next 24 hours, again I will let you know when it has been done, cyber problems permitting.

Why does it all go wrong when there are very few people around to help? Never mind, although most of the day has now gone, it seems to be woking now... Fingers crossed! 

Ralph.

Discounts end at Midnight tomorrow!

Last chance to get discounts on Ralph's Lots, Motors and Fixings.

ALL CURRENT DISCOUNTS WILL END AT MIDNIGHT TOMORROW!

(At midnight BST)

Time to get your orders in before the discounts end.

It is not all bad news, on Sunday we will be cleaning out the dead stock and now we have room there will be lots of new lots added as well as a new section! You will have to wait until Sunday to find out what!

Any orders placed before the discount deadline will not be shipped until Tuesday (it is a bank holiday in England and Wales on Monday) so if you want to add to your order on Sunday and Monday, from the new items, we will combine the orders and refund any shipping difference.

Ralph.

40% sale - EXTENDED - for an extra 24 hours only!

Due to unprecedented demand, SALE EXTENDED!
 

40% off Ralph's Lots when you spend £100 or more!

Choose £100 worth of lots from the Lots list and pay only £60!

Yes for the next few hours You CAN STILL SAVE BIG when you spend big on the Lots List! Don't delay, this is a one time offer just to clear some of the lots that have been around for a while.

Offer must end at noon Monday 20th August 2018 BST.

Ralph

40% sale - 24 hours only!

40% off Ralph's Lots when you spend £100 or more!

Choose £100 worth of lots from the Lots list and pay only £60!

Yes for the next few hours you can save big when you spend big on the Lots List! Don't delay, this is a one time offer just to clear some of the lots that have been around for a while.

Offer ends at noon Sunday 19th August 2018 BST.

Also! More Evolution fixings now available!

Ralph

More black fixings and the discounts continue!

I have just added some more fixing to the limited number of Evolution fixings (black) we have in stock. Once these packs are gone I will not be able to make up any more. I will have some of the more common fixing left and I will be making those up as individual lots over the weekend.

In the meantime, don't forget that the discounts are still being applied to the Lots List, Motors and Fixings sections as detailed in the section headers and the News page

Ralph.

Even more discounts and new section

The clear-out continues, we are making a real effort to shift the remaining stock. Yes, we will continue to list new lots over the coming days and weeks but we need to make space. the more we can shift the less we have to pack up ready to move!

Today I have slashed the price of the Power Supplies by half. These are compact and mostly plug straight in to the mains. All will be P.A. Tested before shipping and are ideal for running models at meetings, exhibitions, shows or even just at home.

New Section

Five or six years ago, just before the Spin Master buy-out of Meccano. The French factory developed a whole new evolution in Meccano building. The most obvious feature of this series was the ¼ inch hole spacing. The other thing that made these sets attractive to us at the time was the fact that a good number of the fixing were black.

Now for the first time, there was a whole range of black, hex-head, fixings that included Nuts as well as Pivot Bolts and Long Bolts. There were also standard bolts in black, although these were available in the long defunct Motion/Multikits, these new fixings have the more desirable cheese-head profile as opposed to the dome-head of the original bolts.

You will find the new listing HERE, Tomorrow. These are not very common and availability is limited. Sue and I managed to buy a good selection of the sets before they disappeared, but even so there is not a huge stock of fixings to show for it. 

Prices are slightly higher than for the standard fixings, but that is due to the fact that we have very limited stocks. Nuts will not be available without bolts (otherwise we will be left with all bolts and no nuts - and we can't have that!) Evolution Fixings will be listed tomorrow, so, don't delay, the listings will be all the stock we have.

In the meantime, take a look at the bargains to be had on the Lots List. There are still plenty of gears and brassware - there is even a Gear Ring or two to be had at a bargain price, once the discount has been applied. The discount will be applied at the check out and, on the sections that discount applies, it will be calculated automatically. You will only pay 80% of the stated price, so long as you buy at least £10 worth of parts at list price! 

Ralph

 

The discounts continue!

Not only is there a 20% discount on all orders from the Lots List, Motors and Fixings if you spend £10 or more, there is now a larger discount of 40% on fixings when you spend £100 or more before the discount is applied. That means if you order £100 worth of fixings, the shop will automatically apply a £40 discount meaning you will only pay £60! How is that for a bargain?

If you find that the shop is showing inefficient stock of a particular fixing, please e-mail us as we probably have stock that is not yet packeted.

I am still adding new lots to the Lots List. Pricing is following the same structure it has always done and for now, the 20% discount applies to new lots, as well as the existing lots. See the Lots List from the other end!

Ralph.

20% Discount on Ralphs Lots, Motors and Fixings!

Orders over £10 will automatically attract a 20% discount on items purchased from any of these three sections!

Yes, It is time to thin down our stock, and the best way to do that is to offer it to you at a cheaper price. For a limited time, all items listed on the Lots List, the Motors and Fixing sections will be discounted by 20% at the checkout, automatically, so long as the order exceeds £10. The discount does not apply to the shipping cost, which for the UK will remain at a maximum of £3.00!

We have done all the hard work for you, just put as many (or as few!) products into your shopping basket and the discount will be applied automatically so you will be able to see what discount you are getting and the cost of shipping before you pay.

So, don't hang about, grab a bargain today!

Ralph.