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Guys, I picked up the Hornby Briannia "Firth of Tay" yesterday,. and a West Country "Plymouth and a Bachmann blue A-1 "North British", anyway back to the brit. I decided today to try out the flanged rear wheels but I couldn't get them to fit. I found that the flanges interfere with the rear of the truck frame and I had to perform some minor surgery with the aid of my Dremel and router bit. See the attached pictures.
http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p18/Ozz...iareartruck.jpg
This is the rear truck after modification. you can just see the shiny patches where I took away some metal.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p18/Ozz...ilingwheels.jpg
This is the flanged wheels sitting in place to make sure they don't rub on the chassis casting at the front.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p18/Ozz...uckmodified.jpg
This is the trailing truck frame after modification. You can see where I removed the metal on the bottom of the frame halves.

http://i124.photobucket.com/albums/p18/Ozz...thKadeeNo19.jpg
This is the tender fitted with a number 19 Kadee coupler. I chop the trip pins off, supposed to be a fake airhose, as I don't use magnetic uncoupling. Pity they don't make these with the Number 58 scale coupler knuckle as it's a lot less visable.

I hope the pics make sense as I only thought of pictures after I had done it.

Ozzie21
 
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