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Blogging the development and build of the 3D printed kits I design for myself, mostly SECR and industrial locos :)

 

Since I don't currently possess the money or skills to assemble 'proper' kits, the aim is to make cheap, simple-to-assemble kits, with a reasonable amount of detail, but not to be the last word in detail or accuracy. The kits are not currently available for sale, but this may change if people express an interest.

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Hunslet 22hp 4wDM kit - some available!

Models available!   In very limited numbers, mind. This is a bit of an experiment, to see what people's appetite for 3D printed kits is like - I'm quite nervous about it! I have a couple of kits for the Hunslet 4wDM 'Courage' available, for the princely sum of £25. This gets you a set of prints (body, chassis, roof and exhaust), to which you can then add wheels, a motor, gears, pickups, coupling hooks, plastic strip and handrail wire to make a working model (the cost of the additional

TurboSnail

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Hunslet 22hp 4wDM kit

Hunslet 22hp 4wDM kit

I've recently finished a model of the Middleton Railway's Hunslet 22hp 4wDM, nicknamed 'Sweet Pea'. Allegedly the smallest standard gauge diesel in the UK! Which made it somewhat of a challenge to motorise... see size comparison photo with the Terrier. The roof hasn't printed perfectly but the rest of the body has come out pretty well. It's got a micro motor driving both axles, and a tiny flywheel that I'm not sure does anything to help. Runs a bit quickly but considering the space I had to play

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TurboSnail

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