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by richard payne
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Railmotors, Railcars and Multiple Units
Topic: Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4
Replies: 9
Views: 4283

Re: Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4

I would also like to add my thanks to Jeremy for his comprehensive guidance, and also to Flymo and all other contributors, I now feel able to proceed with confidence. Just for the record, my W&M railbus was pre-owned and appears to be unaltered. It is very similar to the one illustrated by Jerem...
by richard payne
Thu Mar 01, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Vehicle dynamics and trackholding
Topic: Flange thickness-effect of.
Replies: 56
Views: 13032

Re: Flange thickness-effect of.

Thanks to all for your comments thus far. I would just like to add that my intention was to stick steadfastly to the P4 standards in all cases. As a newcomer to P4 and having followed discussions both here and in the Scalefour Journal, it became obvious to me that there was much debate over measurem...
by richard payne
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Vehicle dynamics and trackholding
Topic: Flange thickness-effect of.
Replies: 56
Views: 13032

Re: Flange thickness-effect of.

I decided to build my first layout about 3 years ago in 00 gauge, and before reaching the track-laying stage I chose the P4 route but have not yet built or laid any P4 track. There is much excellent discussion regarding track and wheel standards, but as a novice I'm not confused by the technicalitie...
by richard payne
Wed Feb 28, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Railmotors, Railcars and Multiple Units
Topic: Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4
Replies: 9
Views: 4283

Re: Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4

I've just looked through the message list and have found other posts on the same subject which I will follow up; but I would still appreciate any further comments/suggestions that may be relevant,

Thanks..... Richard.
by richard payne
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Railmotors, Railcars and Multiple Units
Topic: Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4
Replies: 9
Views: 4283

Converting Heljan 00 railbus to P4

Having recently converted to P4 and joined the society, I would like advice as to where I can source correctly profiled wheels to allow me to convert my Waggon & Maschinenbau Railbus in 00 to P4. This will be my first attempt at re-gauging a locomotive so I will probably need all the help I can ...

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