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7 1/4 inch gauge Hunslet 0-4-0ST with commercial boiler - stock code 9333

A well-advanced 7 1/4 inch gauge Hunslet to Alan Ruston's 3 inch scale "Elidir" design.

Work to date comprises a rolling chassis complete with cylinders, motionwork, valve gear and brakes; a smokebox assembly complete with chimney base, tube and cap and a commercially-built CE-marked silver soldered copper boiler, complete with manufacturer's documentation along with the builder's club hydraulic test certificate.

Parts and castings for the design are available from Reeves, Model Engineers Laser can supply profiled parts for the cab.

Complete with a set of drawings, there are pictures of a particularly well-finished "Elidir" in the archive here.

scale 3 inch
length/inches 38
width/inches 18
height/inches 28
wheel material cast iron
axlebox type plain bearing
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
boiler number GB734
year built 2016
boiler maker GB Boiler Services
CE mark yes
working pressure/psi 90
boiler type locomotive
boiler material copper
boiler construction silver soldered