This model is identical to the other hopper I sell on my shapeways store, except that it's legs are 1cm taller in order to comfortably accomodate trackmaster / tomy engines and rolling stock. It can still be used with OO / HO engines, though keep in mind that the images you see are of the slightly shorter OO / HO scale version.
To complete this model you will need to paint it in whichever colours you like. It comes with an included 'slider' which you can use to block or release the chute to release the load into waiting trucks. I suggest using smaller stones rather than larger ones in the hopper, as the larger they are, the easier it is for them to get stuck.
If you have any comments, questions, or queries, leave them on my social media links below or as a comment here on Shapeways! Until next time, I wish you dry rails, smooth running, and happy shopping!
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