Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Tue May 21, 2019 2:21 pm

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With the launch of our new webstore, Bowaters Models has seen new levels of profitability and a completely new way to get our products to you our customers. Combined with other signifcant improvements in the business, we can offer a wider range of products to you a lot faster than we have in the past. However, our new webstore does duplicate against our section of the Narrow Planet webstore we also maintain. Keeping both stores running requires a huge amount of work in the background effectively doubling our workload every time we release a new product.

Therefore, we have made the decision that we will be only supporting our own store as of the end of June. As such we will be removing everything from Narrow Planet on that date. We thank the team at Narrow Planet for their support over the time we’ve been there and we’re looking forward to the future operating our own store. We will be continuing to work with Narrow Planet on upcoming projects as appropriate and will continue to share a stand at the larger garden railway shows such as Peterborough.
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by philipy » Tue May 21, 2019 2:31 pm

Good luck with it Jon, glad the business is on the up. I now suspect that may have accounted for a certain recent delay ;)

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Tue May 21, 2019 3:44 pm

philipy wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 2:31 pm
Good luck with it Jon, glad the business is on the up. I now suspect that may have accounted for a certain recent delay ;)
Just a little bit. Currently working on sorting said delay out!!

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Post by tom_tom_go » Tue May 21, 2019 5:01 pm

Forum helping you promote your business :thumbup:

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:15 pm

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At Peterborough, we released our South African Railways Goods stock and brake vans. We’re not revealing our Passenger stock! We have 6 kits due for release on the 15th of June. Covered the L4 and L5 variants, these 6 kits are perfect for the Accucraft South African Railways locomotives as well as our own upcoming Class 91!

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All are available in both MDF and Plywood. They also come with Accucraft Chopper Couplings and HGLW bogies in the gauge of your choice (32mm or 45mm gauge) which are produced under license. They are also available without those items. Plus all kits come with UK postage and packing as standard. Postage to elsewhere in the world is at cost. Priced from £75 each, these coaches will look great on your Garden Railway!

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More information will be available on the product pages once we release them.

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The planned range is as follows:-

BMP-000A SAR Apple Express Train Pack (6 Coaches)
BMP-001 SAR L4 1st Class Coach
BMP-002 SAR L4 3rd Class Coach
BMP-003 SAR L4 1st Class Brake Coach
BMP-004 SAR L4 3rd Class Brake Coach
BMP-005 SAR L5 1st Class Coach
BMP-006 SAR L5 3rd Class Coach

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L4s - £75 each. L5s - £90 each. L4 Brake Coaches - £95 each. Add £15 per kit for plywood and take £15 off per kit for no bogies and Couplings.

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Turning a Second hand 'Superior' into Bowaters 'Superior'

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 8:09 pm

FORUMS FIRST LOOK

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Yes, that's right. We're doing a forum first look reveal on this one. And it's a big one. We regularly describe Bodysgallen as the Queen of our range. Unsurprising as she's one of the biggest models and also a Pullman. Well, now its time for her replacement to make its appearance! And appropriately, its another Welsh Highland Railway Coach. This time? GLASLYN

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The longest coach in the range (760mm long) and also the one we're most proud of! Using our tried and tested multimedia approach we use on complicated coaches, this coach is the perfect addition to your WHR set. Considering we also make its matching service coach 2010, the pair along with any two or more of our existing WHR range will be perfect for your garden railway. Minimum radius is 5ft although as with the rest of our range, it can go around tighter by moving the bogies towards the end of the coach. The coach will come complete with decals, couplings and bogies and with a little paint, glue and your time could be ready to go on your garden railway soon!

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Available in both Plywood and MDF, this coach is due to be released at Exeter and we can't wait to see it on other people's garden railways!

Disclaimer:- The model shown is the first prototype. We are aware there are issues with it and they are being addressed. However, if you do spot any, please let us know either on our facebook, on the forum or via our email. Our email is info@bowatersmodels.co.uk
Bowaters Models:- http://www.bowatersmodels.co.uk
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Rebuilding the Railway!
Turning a Second hand 'Superior' into Bowaters 'Superior'

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by JMORG » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:50 pm

Looks awesome Jon! Just got to see it painted now
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:15 pm

JMORG wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:50 pm
Looks awesome Jon! Just got to see it painted now
I’m aiming for Exeter for that one. It’s in progress shall we say!

Jon
Bowaters Models:- http://www.bowatersmodels.co.uk
Narrow Planet:- http://www.narrowplanet.co.uk

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Turning a Second hand 'Superior' into Bowaters 'Superior'

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sun Jun 16, 2019 12:04 pm

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Newly released today! Our South African Railways Passenger Coaches! Covering the major L4 and L5 variants, these kits follow the Bowaters Models philosophy of being easy to assemble yet providing a excellent model to the customer out of the box. We're releasing 2 L4s, 2 L4 brake vans and 2 L5s. All the kits have a laser cut construction with 3D printed parts used where appropiate. They also come complete with Accucraft Chopper Couplings and HGLW Bogies in either 32mm or 45mm gauges. We are also releasing a Apple Express multipack featuring 6 of the coaches. These coaches complete the range at present although we do have a addition multipack planned when Jon returns from a course at the end of next week covering T&P Operations on the Avontuur line.

The pricing is as follows:-
L4s - £75 each in MDF. £90 in Plywood.
L4 Brake Coaches - £95 each in MDF. £110 in Plywood.
L5s - £90 each in MDF. £105 in Plywood.

These fantastic coaches are available now so get them while they're hot!!!

https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk/colle ... n-railways
Bowaters Models:- http://www.bowatersmodels.co.uk
Narrow Planet:- http://www.narrowplanet.co.uk

Current Projects:-
Rebuilding the Railway!
Turning a Second hand 'Superior' into Bowaters 'Superior'

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