Re: Need a replacement 'Step' for Hornby Loco, any scource of engine 'bits'?


I have just bought a very old Hornby tank loco R.455 which has a missing
>step. I would like to replace this and wondered if anyone knew of a source
>of loco 'bits' perhaps white metal castings etc.
> Another solution would be to make a mould of the good one and perhaps make
> a replacement using Polymorph, a plastic that can be moulded after heating
> in hot water. Can anyone suggest a way to make a mould?
> Thanks.
>
very complicated for a step. bit of brass from scrap, bend it, solder it,
glue it, file it - but not in that order.
Will make a better one than with white metal and poss than plastic.
cheers,
Simon
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