Converting a Hornby Edward 4-4-0

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Converting a Hornby Edward 4-4-0


Post by godiva1107 » Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:22 pm

Thanks to Rails of Sheffield's current generous offer, I have acquired an Edward with a view to converting it to a freelance 4-4-0 of the Wessex & South Midlands Railway.

I need to replace the "face" smokebox door with a "real" smokebox door.
I'm keen to know which (Hornby?) smokebox doors will fit. I'd like to add smoke deflectors too.
Suggestions as to where I might find suitable parts would be much appreciated.

Sadie in Gourock.

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Re: Converting a Hornby Edward 4-4-0


Post by Mountain Goat » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:17 pm

Check Smallbrook Studio to see if they make anything. Also check Peters Spares.
Enjoying freelance modelling in 7mm narrow gauge Feel free to ask questions relating to the Mountain Goats Waggon & Carriage Works thread.

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Re: Converting a Hornby Edward 4-4-0


Post by Walkingthedog » Wed Mar 13, 2019 6:26 pm

There are a few on eBay for Hornby 4-4-0's.
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