Re: [7mm NGA] Rail Truck Mechanism
- All the bits now together except for some very small LEDS.
--- In email@example.com, "charles schuster" <chasschuster@...> wrote: In comparison with those of my youth the Hornby wheel flanges seem to have shrunk. Unfortunately the price of the MOW has risen to $85.
I think I'll have to extend the chassis so it sits better under a VW Crew Cab, also adding a decoder. Lok Sound has a VW listed as downloadable.
> Thanks for the photos and information, it is most useful.
> No, I haven't seen the Paul Berenstein's aricle in the latest NG&IR.
> I'll try to get a copy from ARHS in Sydney.
> -- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Frank Savery" <fatcontroller2@o...>
> > For anyone interested I've put some photos in the FILES section in
> a folder
> > named "Bachmann HO MOW Vehicle"
> > These show the HO model as it comes ~ I get mine from John Weigel
> in the US
> > for about $40US.
> > and it stripped down to it's bare minimum.
> > Another photo shows the basic chassis as fitted with larger spoked
> > (Hornby Wagon Wheels) this was done by Allen Littlefield of NY,
> USA. To fit
> > these bigger wheels the chassis needs to be cut away, but is
> probably what
> > Charles would want to do for his Crewe tractor.
> > Finally 2 photos of the chassis in use on my 0n30 King Island
> > Powering a Model T Inspection Car (using vintage Matchbox
> Yesteryear Body
> > Parts) and powering an Express Freight "Tin Chicken" kitbased from
> > Boulder Valley Models kit.
> > Go to :
> > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/7mmnga/files/Bachmann%20HO%20MOW%
> > To DCC the chassi is simply a matter of unwrapping the wires (about
> 3" long)
> > cutting them and attaching the appropriate decoder wires to the 4
> leads, 2
> > to the pick-ups and 2 to the motor.
> > BTW ~ This powered model was originally done by Liliput about 28
> years ago
> > (when I did my Model T) but the 1980's technology was not up to the
> > and the tiny motor bunt out VERY quickly, with the result that the
> > vrsion was only in the Liliput catalogue for one year. The Bachmann
> motor is
> > a bit bigger and seem much more robust and reliable.
> > BTW - Charles. I presume you will have seen the article by Paul
> > (in NZ) on scratch-building a Crewe Tractor in 132 scale in the
> > NG&IR Review.
> > Hope this helps,
> > Cheers,
> > Frank Savery
> > # 177 .
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "charles schuster" <chasschuster@h...>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Thursday, November 17, 2005 11:24 AM
> > Subject: Re: [7mm NGA] Rail Truck Mechanism
> > >
> > >
> > > Frank,
> > > Yes , Please.
> > > Could you put them on the this Group?
> > > TYIA.
> > > Charles
> > --
> > No virus found in this outgoing message.
> > Checked by AVG Free Edition.
> > Version: 7.1.362 / Virus Database: 267.13.3/173 - Release Date: