Ruston 48DS N scale. About 6" (1mm) wider than acc

Ruston 48DS N scale. About 6" (1mm) wider than acc 3d printed Model trains Miniatures

Ruston 48DS

This is 3D printed shell for an N scale version of the ubiquitous Ruston 48DS shunting locomotive. It is designed to fit the TU-7T chassis from Japan which is about the only decent chassis small enough. You will also need some lead or tungsten weight to put over the chassis and to do a spot of filing to make it all fit as it's not quite possible to print it to fit as is.

Note that the TU-7T is a 4.5v chassis so you should also fit either a resistor or limit the voltage.

cm: 2.68 w x 1.76 d x 1.6 h
in: 1.055 w x 0.693 d x 0.63 h

Comments

 
I probably could but the equivalent Ruston below 3' gauge is actually a quite different beast. The frame width is also determined by the gauge so its slightyl more complicated than rescalig and fixing the thicknesses.
October 19, 2012, 9:58 am
Cute. Are you able to scale it to 009 or HOe?
October 19, 2012, 1:55 am
 
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