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short wheelbase

Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 1:27 pm
by Sallytrafic
Part of my layout uses fine track and I will only use the forthcoming Gronk 08 shunter on that bit. My question: is there any short wheelbase rolling stock available (less than 38mm long)?

Re: short wheelbase

Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 3:24 pm
by DanMacK
OzRail has a bunch on his Shapeways shop at https://www.shapeways.com/shops/everythingtgauge?li=pb - They're designed for tgauge.com's pinpoint wheels and Eishindo couplers.

Re: short wheelbase

Posted: Mon May 04, 2020 8:43 pm
by dkightley
I've been experimenting on and off with designs for 12T wagons.....first cut in 2013:
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Then a refined design in 2015 that was easier to make, but they didn't run all that well....probably because they were too light!
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I've not got round to re-visiting the design ever since, unfortunately.