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Old 01-04-2018, 04:31 PM   #1
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I went to my first car boot sale for a very long time this afternoon.
I went with the intention of finding some bargain model railway stuff, be it track, locos, or rolling stock.

I managed to find neither of the first two but I did find some absolute gems of rolling stock.

20180401_161802 by Alex Hill, on Flickr
20180401_161807 by Alex Hill, on Flickr
20180401_161832 by Alex Hill, on Flickr

Two Maroon 156-60's coaches, only bodies but this can be solved easily I think (I hope) they only cost me 50p each.
I checked for the model number and they are R433 and R434
I believe a standard coach and breakcoach respectivly

20180401_161610 by Alex Hill, on Flickr

A selection of very random wagons, some using different couplings than I have seen before, some without couplings, one looks like its made of wood thrown on a set of wheels haha.
they cost me £4 for 5 and then the guy threw in the horrid dark brown wooden one for nothing.

If you have any good places for parts for the coach repairs I would greatly appreciate it. Even if you can just give me an idea of what I am looking for part wise.

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Old 01-04-2018, 04:53 PM   #2
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Ends of the coaches look very strange to me.

They are missing their ends as well as the chassis.
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Ends of the coaches look very strange to me.
Haha I know, think that something is missing.....

I'll have to replace them too

the part I need is R339.

Its got the ends attached to it.



Edit: ok I am struggling to find any parts for this, any advice?
If I can kitbash it I don't mind that.

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Thatís OK then.
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Looks an exciting project. I have one of those coaches, but just the one.
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It will be, finding the chassis will be a challenge, even if I find an absolutely destroyed coach someone is selling for cheap I will Frankenstein it onto these beauties.
There is one on ebay finishing soon, but its too much for just a chassis, £3.99 with £3.99 postage.
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Price is pretty good. P&P is £399-99
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Price is pretty good. P&P is £399-99
I know haha, its so funny he listed the postage way too high haha

no wonder he has got no bidders.
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You could make chassis from wood, and copy parts that are missing from a complete coach by casting new parts in resin. I showed how to do this on Mountain Goats Wagon Works thread. It is somewhere near the beginning of the thread on this "On the workbench" section.
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I know haha, its so funny he listed the postage way too high haha

no wonder he has got no bidders.
Maybe he will personally walk the distance to take it to a customer, so to him he needs that money to deliver it?
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