Fowler

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This is a model of works number 16255 built in 1924 by John Fowler & Co. Ltd. of Leeds for the Inisfail Tramway in Queensland, Australia.
The model features a wealth of detail, particularly rivet and pipework. On r/c models, miniature servo’s are used to keep the cab as uncluttered as possible. Batteries, receiver etc. are housed in the tender.

Technical specifications for ‘Fowler’.

  • 0-6-2 outside framed chassis with two double acting slide valve cylinders operated by simplified Walschaerts type valve gear.
  • Internal gas firing using the ROUNDHOUSE ‘FG’ gas system.
  • Controls fitted as standard are :- steam regulator, safety valve, pressure gauge, displacement lubricator, gas regulator and reversing gear.
  • Dimensions are :- length 530mm, width 120mm, height 160mm, weight 3.4 Kg – loco, 1.3 Kg – tender (with r/c).
  • Full radio control is available for both regulator and reversing valve gear.
  • Available in any standard ROUNDHOUSE colour.
  • A gauge conversion kit is available separately to allow changing between 32mm and 45mm gauge. Please state gauge when ordering.
  • Also available with insulated wheels.

 

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