Re: FNA Flask wagons

In message , Mick Bryan
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>> Anyone any idea who makes the Resin cast FNA Flask wagons in 'OO'? >>
>> Replies to Ian at Birchenough dot demon dot co dot uk
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>> Ian Birchenough
>
>It was Appleby Model Engineering. An excellent kit, but no longer produced -
>an unbuilt kit went for £50 at the recent DEMU show.
>
>IIRC, S Kits now do one in resin and Genesis do one in pewter/whitemetal. >
>They were both reviewed in a recent DEMU magazine and I can't remember
>which one was rated better - and I can't find my mag either to tell you :-( >
>Cheers,
>Mick
>
>
What worries me about these pewter/whitemetal kits is how much do the
final models weigh? With a plastic kit weighing in at about 30 grams,
your average loco can pull a reasonable length train of them, but with
heavier items that's not going to be the case. (Yes, I know that trains
containing flask wagons were/are fairly short so the above doesn't
apply, but there are other metal wagon kits for which I'd have thought
it was a consideration.)
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John Sullivan
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The S kits one was rated better, i have 2 Genesis kits to build for a freind but i have to sorce the correct buffers from A1 railmatch. With the aid of the kit and photo's im scaling it up to 7mm its a lot cheaper to scratch build in 7mm
Ian Gearing
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Herman613B

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