Building the EasiChas

 

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We have put together a Guide to building the EasiChas which is based on the instructions included with the kit. We recommend that you read this before starting on construction. There are also brief notes on the prototype variations and the different Hornby models. Numbered parts list

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The Guide is arranged in sections covering the five main stages of the work:

Preparing the Hornby model

Basic conversion of the locomotive

Replacing the coupling rods and brakes

Converting the tender

Finishing touches

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