usual, the basic EasiChas principle is used to produce a
fully sprung EM or P4 locomotive that can be built up without soldering,
except for replacing the pick-ups. It is designed for use with wheels
having ⅛” diameter axles. Please ensure this is made known to your
wheels supplier, as replacement wheel packs may have a different size
the locomotive, the kit has fold-up frames and keeper plate with
separate firebox and ashpan, and guard irons. The original plastic brake
hangers can be re-used, but accurate brake rigging is provided. For
those that prefer them, etched brake blocks and hangers are included.
There are replacement coupling rods for those who do not wish to re-use
the Bachmann originals. Additional detail in the form of weight shaft,
weight shaft lever and rod is also provided, plus a pattern and material
to enable the correct shape sandboxes to be fitted.
the tender, a fold-up sprung frame is included with replacement guard
irons. Replacement brake blocks and hangers, together with correct
double rod brake rigging is provided to enable the inaccurate
brake gear that is moulded on the frame to be replaced. Additional
detail in the form of the hand brake lever mechanism, vacuum tanks
and framework is also provided.
Ref B216 EasiChas
including detailing etch £45 -
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separate detail etch for those who are keeping the model in 00, but
who want to improve the detail is available separately. This has
brake pull rods for the locomotive and for the tender, plus a pattern
and material to enable the correct shape sandboxes to be fitted a dummy tank
frame, replacement brake blocks, hangers and correct double rod brake
rigging, hand brake lever mechanism, vacuum tanks and framework and
replacement 00 guard irons.
Ref B217 Detailing
etch £10 - click to view