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P8 Hopper - 1904-1910 Pre-Grouping: NER Grey - Triple Pack

SKU ACC2820
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Original price $129.00 - Original price $129.00
Original price
$129.00
$129.00 - $129.00
Current price $129.00

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This item is on Pre Order, with an expected delivery date of Quarter 4, 2024

P8 Hopper - 1904-1910 Pre-Grouping: NER Grey - Triple Pack

8 plank, 23 ton Diagram P8.
  • Two types of end stanchion tooled: NER wooden or LNER metal ‘T’ bar type from 1925 onwards. After 1926, the bottom sections of any remaining wooden stanchions were removed.
  • Side chains were fitted to NER Northern Division examples until 1916 and have been catered for.
  • Tooling for anti-friction gear, with double axle-guards, as fitted to new wagons between 1904 until circa 1916 and retained when anti-friction gear removed.
  • Differing brake arrangements tooled: Morton single shoe per wheel pattern brakes and Morton Cam pattern (diagonally opposed), as well as 4-shoe clasp on one side of wagon.
  • Handbrakes can be end, or side fitted, with two types of side handbrake arrangement catered for.
  • Body ends will feature the removed central section of bottom plank for Northern and Central Division incline hauled hoppers, as well as the Southern Division solid end.
  • Two types of axle-box tooled: S4 double axleguard (10" x 5") and No.3 (10" x 5") when ant-friction gear removed.
OVERALL DESIGN SPECIFICATION
  • Die-cast metal chassis with plastic body.
  • Scale length of 80mm over headstocks for all four types, 30.67 wide for P6 and 32mm for P7, P8 and Q3.
  • Wheelbase of 42mm, allowing operation over a minimum radius of 371mm (1st radius set-track).
  • Tooling covers three different body designs, with regional and era variations for each.
  • Brake blocks fitted and aligned with wheels.
  • RP25.110 chemically blackened OO gauge split spoke wheels, set into blackened brass bearings and conforming to accurascale standards of 14.4mm back-to-back on 2mm axles over 26mm pinpoints.
  • Eroded metal, plastic and wire detail parts, including (but not limited to) handrails, grab handles, side-door handles, lamp brackets, brake gear, draw gear and anti-friction gear.
  • Representation of internal body detail
  • Turned metal sprung buffers.
  • Small tension locks fitted, set into small, self-centring NEM housings.
  • Authentic livery, markings and numbers, accurate to time period modelled.

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