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Part-built rolling chassis and castings for 5 inch gauge "Pansy" - stock code 2618

Early stage build of a Great Western Pannier tank to LBSC's "Pansy" design.

Work to date comprises:

Rolling chassis with wheels, crank axle, eccentric sheaves, straps and eccentric rods fitted
Cylinder block machined and fitted
Pair part-machined connecting rods
Bunker sides flanged, complete with formers
Wheels splasher assemblies
Valve chest and cover machined
Pair expansion links
Part-machined reversing quadrant fitted
Smokebox, complete with door, locking bar and chimney
Motion bracket
Part-built side tanks in stainless steel and brass
Part-machined reversing lever
Guide bars

In addition there are unmachined castings for:

Slide valves
Safety valve bonnet

There is a set of drawings. Build standard is basically grim, although in places almost makes it up to mediocre. Castings still available from Reeves.

gauge 5 inch