EasiChas kit consists of fold-up etches to convert the locomotive to either EM or P4 including new coupling rods,
rear guard irons, new balance weights, ashpan and replacement loco brake
gear plus a Detailing Etch including dummy front frames, reverser lever,
brake shaft brackets, replacement cab back details, improved sand box
detail and bunker fender.
EasiChas kit, which includes the detailing parts costs
£45 (ref H221). Click to
Download the instructions and view
the etches and to view
pictures of the assembly of the chassis.
Detailing Etch is available separately
(ref H223) at £10 for those not converting the locomotive to EM or P4.
Easichas is designed around wheels with 3mm dia axles and retains the
Hornby gearwheel. Suitable wheels are available from Alan Gibson and Ultrascale.
These are their standard replacement packs with 3mm axles for the
driving wheels and 2mm axles for the pony truck.