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Author Topic: Redland PGA in N?  (Read 1911 times)

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2018, 01:30:56 pm »
They spent time on the Peak Forest - Northwich service from around 2000 till 2003  IIRC taking over from the 1930s ICI wagons which were withdrawn when the 60s took over due to the older wagons been Vacuum braked which the 60s are compatible with.

The ones used were mostly former Tarmac and Yeoman wagons but IIRC there was a few former Redland wagons mixed in.

Since then I know that VTG own a few so they could be anywhere, although it would not surprise me if they were spotted around Peak Forest mixed in with other wagons like the HOA

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #16 on: July 21, 2018, 05:11:39 pm »
CADs of the N gauge PGAs planned by Cavalex Models are now showing on RMWeb. Post #8.

http://www.rmweb.co.uk/community/index.php?/topic/134760-all-new-rtr-pga-wagon-in-2mm-scale/?p=3238501
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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #17 on: July 21, 2018, 05:48:07 pm »
Oh yes! They are looking nice. :thumbsup:
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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #18 on: July 22, 2018, 03:05:57 pm »
£400+ for a decent rake though. it's just too much.

a decent block rake of any of the newly produced wagons is going to cost around £300 - £450 now days. i just think that modelling non block-freights or shorter prototype formations is the only feasible option for most modelers - which takes away much of the advantage of n gauge. 



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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #19 on: July 22, 2018, 03:56:30 pm »
PGAs are often still mixed with JGAs (Farish and NGS) and HOAs (Revolution), so a wagon that has always operated in mixed rakes, unusually for anything modern!

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #20 on: July 22, 2018, 04:31:31 pm »
£400+ for a decent rake though. it's just too much.

a decent block rake of any of the newly produced wagons is going to cost around £300 - £450 now days. i just think that modelling non block-freights or shorter prototype formations is the only feasible option for most modelers - which takes away much of the advantage of n gauge. 



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Hi Tim,

There are photos on the previous page showing these wagons mixed with others.

These wagons are not just mixed with the JGAs offered by Farish, but the JGAs represented by the NGS kit and the older Farish PGAs which can be picked up second hand.

So there are options for making up a lower cost train. 

But I also think it's too sweeping a comment to simply say £400 is too much.  Different people have different requirements and priorities.

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #21 on: July 22, 2018, 05:15:42 pm »
£400+ for a decent rake though. it's just too much.

How do you know that?  I haven't seen any prices quoted anywhere.
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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #22 on: July 22, 2018, 08:11:46 pm »
These will no doubt come available for sale six weeks after I finish detailing the rake of them that I already have ! Murphy's third law states that categorically ..............

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #23 on: September 27, 2018, 10:12:07 pm »
Hi,

Are these available to order and if so where?

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #24 on: September 27, 2018, 10:55:30 pm »
Not open for orders yet.

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #25 on: September 28, 2018, 07:27:33 pm »
Not open for orders yet.

I am a bit confused here, I've had a look on the Cavalex website and that says the point for expressing an interest and pre-orders has passed?  Id be interested in some of these in the original Redland liveries for my 'East Midlands' layout as I think they headed northwards from Mountsorrel as well as south/east?

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #26 on: September 28, 2018, 07:34:35 pm »
Not open for orders yet.

I am a bit confused here, I've had a look on the Cavalex website and that says the point for expressing an interest and pre-orders has passed?  Id be interested in some of these in the original Redland liveries for my 'East Midlands' layout as I think they headed northwards from Mountsorrel as well as south/east?

Richard

That refers to the OO version. On their home page it says “Cavalex Models are pleased to announce that we have started the design stage of the process for the N gauge version of our PGA wagon. We will provide an update for how to submit expressions of interest in due course.”

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Re: Redland PGA in N?
« Reply #27 on: September 28, 2018, 10:02:42 pm »
That refers to the OO version. On their home page it says “Cavalex Models are pleased to announce that we have started the design stage of the process for the N gauge version of our PGA wagon. We will provide an update for how to submit expressions of interest in due course.”


Ah! I'd missed that they did OO gauge models too.  I went to the home page, then saw Pre Orders across the top!

Thanks @Western Exile

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