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5 inch gauge unsteamed "Chub" 0-4-0T - stock code 5239

A new, unsteamed Chub, by the same builder as the Tich currently in stock. The engine has been built to a good standard and is complete boiler has had a twice pressure hydraulic test and is sound, the engine has been run on air.

Silver soldered copper boiler with three element superheater, 80psi working pressure, feed by twin axle and hand pumps.Gunmetal cylinders with slide valves actuated by Walschaerts gear, pole reverser in cab. Mechanical lubricator.

The engine requires some work to finish, including making front buffers, painting and packing glands on cylinders and fittngs.

Hydraulic test 3-3-2011 @160psi for 80psi working pressure

gauge 5 inch