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Author Topic: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76  (Read 222 times)

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Offline BramptonBranch

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Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« on: July 10, 2018, 11:59:07 am »
Hi All

Just seen that shapeways do a kit for this,but needs a chassis and pantographs.


Anyone bought one built one? If so what chassis/pantograhs fit?
Aways wanted a couple but never been able to satisfy the longing!

Spent many an hour on the platforms at Sheffield Victoria in its dying years!

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Re: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2018, 12:12:26 pm »
Hi

I've not seen the Shapeways model but for my Masterclass Models 76s I used the Brawa 242 or E42 chassis and Sommerfeldt pantographs (766)




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Paul
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Re: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2018, 12:32:53 pm »
I used a much butchered Dapol Hymek chassis and Kato 11-420 pantographs ,just finished putting on the final details.

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Re: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2018, 12:39:36 pm »
I used a much butchered Dapol Hymek chassis and Kato 11-420 pantographs ,just finished putting on the final details.

Hi

I'd be interested to see pictures especially of the chassis.

Cheers

Paul

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Re: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2018, 12:50:02 pm »
There are photo's on the forum Facebook page,as for the chassis it requires the removal of the PCB board and direct wiring from the pick ups to the motor ,some work with the file on the inside of the bodyshell and motor housing. the bogie frames,both Dapol and EM1 were thinned down and glued together,I scratch built the buffer beam.

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Re: Shapeways Class EM1/2 Class 76
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2018, 12:54:23 pm »
There are photo's on the forum Facebook page,as for the chassis it requires the removal of the PCB board and direct wiring from the pick ups to the motor ,some work with the file on the inside of the bodyshell and motor housing. the bogie frames,both Dapol and EM1 were thinned down and glued together,I scratch built the buffer beam.

Hi

Thanks but unfortunately I don't do Facebook.

Cheers

Paul

 

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