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5″ gauge ‘CHUB’ 0-4-0 tank locomotive.

This small 5″ gauge 0-4-0 tank locomotive is based on the Kennion’s design call ‘CHUB’  with cylinders and motion from their ‘BUTCH’ design the model is 5″ shorter than the 0-6-0 design and makes a compact yet quite powerful model. Relatively easily a one man lift this model will fit in the boot of almost any car.

The model has a copper boiler with current boiler certification and is fitted with a hand pump,axle pump and injector for water feed. Cylinder lubrication is from a mechanical pump. Unusually the boiler of this model has been fitted with a thermic syphon and this makes the model very free steaming. The main specification is as follows.

Two outside cylinders - Walschaerts valve gear - Slide valve  

Length 23″ - Height 12″ - Width 9.3/4″

Wheels 4″ Diameter - Boiler 4.1/2″ Diameter                                                                                                 £2695.00IMG_1662 IMG_1663 IMG_1664 IMG_1665 IMG_1666 IMG_1667 IMG_1668