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Offline Jon Nazareth

LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« on: Feb 15 2018 14:31 »
Thought folks may like to see my version of the LSWR open 'wooden wagon' supplied as a kit from Mike Williams.
I've tried to represent an earlier version with 5 link couplings, safety chains and wooden brake.  I've put it aside now until the warmer weather comes and I will be able to paint her.

Jon


Offline IanT

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #1 on: Feb 15 2018 14:46 »
Very nice Jon (and good photos) - thanks for posting.

Regards,

IanT
Nothing's ever Easy - At least the first time around.

Offline hornbeam

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #2 on: Feb 15 2018 18:07 »
Very nice. Did any survive into BR service?

Offline Jon Nazareth

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #3 on: Feb 15 2018 18:46 »
Sorry, don't know anything about survival rates but Mike Williams would know, I think  :)

Jon

Offline MikeWilliams

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #4 on: Feb 15 2018 20:43 »
Regret I don't know a great deal about the LSWR, but the OPC book on the subject suggests they did, but not by much.  Two of those illustrated in the book lasted until 1946 and 1948.

Mike

Offline MikeWilliams

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #5 on: Feb 15 2018 20:45 »
I should have added - very nice indeed Jon.

It amazes me how you have built up quite a stock of interesting and varied vehicles in the time it takes me to assemble a couple of straight kits!  You are a great ambassador for our scale.

Mike

Offline Jon Nazareth

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #6 on: Jul 19 2018 09:59 »
All finished

Jon

Offline AllWight

Re: LSWR open 'wooden wagon'.
« Reply #7 on: Jul 19 2018 11:19 »
very neat just needs weathering now.

Mark