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00 Scale Coppernob Tender (motorised) scratch-aid 3d printed

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00 Scale Coppernob Tender (motorised) scratch-aid 3d printed
00 Scale Coppernob Tender (motorised) scratch-aid 3d printed

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00 Scale Coppernob Tender (motorised) scratch-aid

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3D printed in white nylon plastic with a matte finish and slight grainy feel.
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Product Description
This is a 00 Scale model of 1846 Furness Railway locomotive Coppernob, now preserved in the National Railway Museum.  Combined with the Coppernob Loco (separately available), this scratch aid enables a complete motorised model engine.   

This model originated as a jumbo-ised N Gauge engine, suitably altered to 00 operative tolerances and to fit proprietary parts (notably the tender wheelbase for motorising), enabling simple construction.  Many details not included in the original N Gauge version have been added in this 00 scratch aid to provide a ‘complete’ ready-to-paint model for beginners, capturing the charm of the prototype.  These can be replaced by more expert scratch-builders if desired.   

IMPORTANT: while most models available here have been pre-tested and known to work, this scratch-aid has not been printed/tested by myself, so while the measurements appear correct it is considered strictly experimental.   

(Note: various materials are provided, however, WSF and BSF will require more preparation for smooth painting that FUD and FED.) 

While most of the engine is provided, the following parts have been omitted due to fragility, clearances or the need to sand the printed model: 
• Buffers (locating holes provided)
• Loco-tender coupling
• Tender brakes
• Wire handrails (NB no locating points are provided as it depended on the thickness of wire used)
• Coal and crew 

NB the tender has space for lead to be added (necessary for traction); more ought to be added under the coal load where space permits.   

The following additional parts need to be sourced separately to complete (web links given as examples only): 
• Screw-fit coupling (best to just glue/pin – mounting point included on the tender): 
Hornby Spares - Coupling Unit and Screws - A1X Terrier - Pack of 1http://www.newmodellersshop.co.uk/hornby_spares_couplings.htm 

• Tenshodo aka Hanazono motor bogie, 24.5mm wheelbase, 10.5 diameter spoked wheels:
http://motorbogies.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=1_22&products_id=240&zenid=altif4dnkrvi8rob03nulftj47 

I hope you enjoy this unusual and eye-catching model
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00 Scale Coppernob Tender (motorised)
Dimensions:
5.11 x 2.8 x 2.85 cm
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2.01 x 1.1 x 1.12 inches
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Mature audiences only.
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