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Roundhouse Live Steam Locomotive "Alco" - £1938 Manual / £2173 Radio Control with free P&P

Roundhouse Live Steam Locomotive "Alco" - £1938 Manual / £2173 Radio Control with free P&P
Roundhouse Live Steam Locomotive "Alco" - £1938 Manual / £2173 Radio Control with free P&P Roundhouse Live Steam Locomotive "Alco" - £1938 Manual / £2173 Radio Control with free P&P
Brand: Roundhouse Engineering
Product Code: Alco
Availability: Pre-Order
Price: £50.00
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'Alco' is a model is of works number 57148 which was built in the same year as 'Mountaineer' and depicts her as running in preservation on the Chemin de Fer Froissy-Cappy-Dompierre in northern France. It is available with either war department markings - WD and arrow on side tanks and loco number 1257 on front of tank (main picture) or as CFCD No9 with RL1257 on side tanks and CFCD No9 on buffer beams (second picture of full size loco). The full sized locomotive is currently on the Tacot des Lacs, a preserved railway at Grez sur Loing about 40 miles south east of Paris.

This locomotive is part of the Roundhouse Classic range and is available in manual (£1938) or radio control (£2173). This model has ajustable wheels for 32 or 45mm. Alco is available in any Roundhouse colour. Colours may vary on the model to those in the picture.

Please note - You will only be charged £50 deposit at this stage. After this is paid, if your order is a pre-order we will be in contact to confirm your deposit and your desired specifications, and then further contact you in relation to the payment of the balance around 2 weeks before delivery. If you are ordering an in-stock model, we will contact you immediately regarding balance payment and shipping. Please ensure a telephone number is provided for us to contact you.

Technical specifications for 'Alco'.

  • Internal gas firing using our ‘FG’ type burner.
  • Outside framed 2-6-2 chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear.
  • Water top-up system and water gauge.
  • Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
  • Glazed cab spectacles.
  • Dimensions (loading gauge) are, Length 370mm over buffers, Width 110mm, Height 145mm, Weight 3.9 Kg. (with Radio Control fitted).
  • Full radio control is available for both regulator and reversing valve gear using 2.4GHz R/C.
  • A gauge conversion kit is available separately to allow changing between 32mm and 45mm gauge. Please state gauge when ordering.
  • Fitted with insulated wheels as standard.
  • Supplied with etched brass works plates

**Free postage to UK postcodes only**

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