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5 inch gauge LMS "Jubilee" - stock code 9379

A well-advanced 5 inch gauge LMS "Jubilee". Built to the highly-detailed Allcock design, it's the work of an experienced model engineer with Britannias in 3 1/2 and 5 inch gauge, an Allchin traction engine and fine triple expansion steam plant to his credit.

Work to date is to a high standard, fit and finish of motionwork and valve gear is good, the chassis turns over freely.

Tender is well-advanced, with chassis and part-assembled bodywork.

Parts and castings are available from Blackgates Engineering, Model Engineers Laser list many parts, including detailed profiled platework in brass for the cab.

Complete with several sheets of well-thumbed drawings.

gauge 5 inch
length/inches 42+ 27
width/inches 10
height/inches 15
wheel material cast iron
cylinder material 3 x cast iron
valve type piston
valve gear Walschaerts
reverser type screw
lubricator type mechanical, triple ram
boiler number RC958
boiler maker R.Chambers
CE mark n/a pre-2002
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered
superheater(s) 3
superheater type stainless steel, radiant
fusible plug no
safety valve(s) 2
safety valve type spring