hornby 08 to p4

chris58
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hornby 08 to p4

Postby chris58 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 12:26 pm

I intend to use an ultrascale conversion set to carry out the mod.Has anyone got any tips.
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grovenor-2685
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Re: hornby 08 to p4

Postby grovenor-2685 » Sat Oct 05, 2013 2:21 pm

Its pretty much the same as for a Bachmann, a bit of help here http://www.scalefour.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=2085&p=22371&hilit=Hornby#p22371
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Ian Everett
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Re: hornby 08 to p4

Postby Ian Everett » Sat Oct 05, 2013 5:06 pm

I think that the worst feature of both the H & B 08s is the lack of meat in the axleboxes and springs. Does anyone know of a source of improved versions?

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John McAleely
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Re: hornby 08 to p4

Postby John McAleely » Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:23 pm

I had a go at the Hornby 08 with ultrascales here.

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Re: hornby 08 to p4

Postby chris58 » Sun Oct 06, 2013 6:16 pm

Thanks for advice it,s just something for the future
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Chris


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