I picked this kit up at with the intention of producing a severely distressed wagon for loco coal on Summat Colliery.
The basic construction went ahead with no problems following the instructions in the kit. I fitted...
Back in August 2009 I set myself the challenge of building a Dave Alexander class 15 kit before we went on holiday over the Bank Holiday. So with the kit in hand and a Mashima 1020 motor on order I got out my temperature...
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A fictitious 1958 East Midlands Colliery in OO gauge
Summat Colliery is my first real attempt at a scenic layout, all my previous layouts have been very much of the train set...
I’ve done quite a few of these little beasts so thought I’d share my final solution.
Easy to strip down as there’s no valve gear/cylinders etc, just remove the tiny screw that holds on the linkage off the...
When the Vicar of St Peter’s Church Mansfield asked me about a Crosti boliered 9F I leapt at the chance to build one for him. Golden Arrow Productions offers a resin body kit as well as the matching tender body.
"DCC fitting, servicing and repairs from a fellow railway modeller"
From a simple drop-in of a chip through to installation of a sound chip of your choice. Triang, Hornby, Bachmann, Fia Trains, loco drive, tender drive, lighting, smoke.
Bachmann split chassis installation a speciality. “Stay Alive” capacitors can be fitted to most decoders to improve slow running of locos with limited wheel pickups or when running over insulfrog points.
Servicing and Repairs
I will always do my level best to get your old friend running again. A basic service costs £6.00 plus the cost of any parts used and postage & packing. Repairs are quoted on a case by case basis, it all depends on the problem, the availability of parts and the amount of time involved.
Motors (X04, X03)
You know your loco deserves it! – Only £16.00 inclusive of parts.
A fully refurbished X.04 (or X.03) motor for your classic Triang/Hornby loco!. You can’t buy new – these motors offer a cost effective solution!.
Simply send in your broken motor, complete with the payment and I will post out a fully working replacement as soon as possible.