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00 Gauge, 1:76, 4mm/Foot
This bogie. It is based on GWR Dean 10' bogie without running boards as many appeared in later years and is designed to be a direct replacement for the bogie supplied with the Hornby long corridor clerestory coach.
However it will fit the short non corridore coaches made by Traiang and Hornby though I would recommend one of my shorter bogies for these, unless you are carrying out one of the many conversions suggested on the internet.
The bogie is easily fitted to the Hornby coaches as this and the original bogies are a simple push fit. Though care needs to be taken not to break the spigot.
In designing this bogie I have included NEM pockets to allow a choice of couplings* (something not possible with the original). These will have to be obtained separately.
To complete the bogie you will need four 2mm "top hat" brass bearings per bogie. This should enable the original 12mm pinpoint wheels to be reused (Note I have only tried the new Hornby Metal wheels and the old Hornby "Silver Seal" versions).
Just one word of caution, on some prints he NEM pockets and bearing holes are a very tight fit so some scraping and cleaning may be required.
* This product was designed for use with the Hornby R8268 and R8276, large and medium width couplings and will also work with the R8219 Hornby NEM coupling. However it will not work with the R8220 Hornby NEM pocket close coupling. This bogie has not been tested using Kadee or any other type of coupling.