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kevsmith
post 19 Jul 2020, 19:37
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Hi all

At the urging of myself and Graham Jones we persuade Ivan to do a WD 2-10-0 designed to fit the Marklin BR50 chassis. Initially avaiable in FUD on Shapeways with a view to getting it in 3D brass when shapeays decide to start that production line back up again.

First impressions was that it was a very nice print, at least as good as the rebuilt Merchant Navy.

Seen with the donor loco



With the body cleaned up, it just needed some layer lines under the boiler sanding out and a few of the vertical surfaces on the tender and cabsides. The chassis has had the leading truck removed and the tender chassis came form another loco as my BR 50 tender had a Wannen tender



Butchered



Front end removed, motion brackets also removed. The motor is thinned slightly where the steel magnet lugs stick out to get it into the cab

trial fit



more in a minute

Kev
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