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OCWW  ALN007  N Scale Kit Bogie Iron Mink

OCWW ALN007 N Scale Kit Bogie Iron Mink


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Description
A craftsman mixed media kit made up from Micro-ply parts with 3D printed free running bogies, that take NEM style Rarido couplings (fitted). Also included is a spray paint mask for the lettering. Paint and PVA glue is required to finish the wagons. UNFORTUNATELY buffers are not provided at the moment but are obtainable for B&H Enterprises.
Prototype notes
Built from 1902 onwards to carry general merchandise they were the ultimate Iron Minks but they came about just as a debate started to whether large box vans were a good idea or not and only 8 were constructed. Although described as Iron Minks they were in fact all steel built except for the wooden folding doors. The last 6 built were fitted with vacuum brakes and usually worked the night express freights between Paddington, Bristol and S Wales. All the wagons survived into BR ownership with the last one condemned in 1954 (but 2 survived as Swindon stores vans until 1966.