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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:17 pm

Time for the first reveal for 2020 from Bowaters Models! Our Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad Passenger Cars 14, 21/22 and 31!

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Covering three different car designs with an alternative roof for the combine, all of them feature: a new design of chassis (which is being rolled out across the entire Sandy River range and included in the Bridgton Designs from day one); platform handrails as standard; a suitably modifiable interior for those who want to take things to the next level, and a easy to build roof!

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As standard, they come in MDF with Accucraft Chopper couplings, 3D printed parts and bogies in either 32mm or 45mm gauge. All 3 passenger cars are based on the real life coaches that operated on the Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes (both it’s predecessors, the railroad itself and in preservation) and all have real world prototypes. We’ve covered Combine 14 (both as built and with its swayback roof), Passenger Car 21/22 and Excursion Car 31. This allows a prototypical 1-4 car plus train to be modelled with ease. Should these cars sell well, then others may follow as the design allows for changes with ease.

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And here’s the thing, you will notice something different about the window openings of 21 and 14 with swayback roof. Yes that’s right, windows!!! We’re still evaluating them, but so far we’re very happy with them! They either fit into the openings or behind them depending on the model. We will be adding them as an optional extra for those who want them for their models. Pricing to be confirmed and we plan to launch this option at Peterborough!

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Pricing of the Excursion Car 31 is £90 in MDF and the others is £120 in MDF. Plywood is also available and is an extra £15 per kit. At the start of our 5th year of continued and ever growing operation, these kits will be available as of the 1st of March and will be available for collection at Peterborough. If you want to take up this option, please either email us or message us on Facebook/Instagram by the 28th February 2020 to be able to do so! With plenty more in the works, like our Facebook page and or follow our Instagram as you won’t want to miss what comes next!

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:36 pm

Time for the second reveal for 2020 from Bowaters Models! Our Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad caboose 557/558!

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This kit covers the final cabooses built new for the SR&RL and is the most requested version since we released our first cabooses 2 years ago. Featuring the same proven design as our existing cabooses with an improved chassis, this is the smallest caboose in our range and possibly the most distinctive. Along with her fellow cabooses, they’re available on 32mm gauge and 45mm gauge as well as being available in Plywood on request. It also comes as standard with our new SR&RL handrails which is something we will be rolling out across the entire SR&RL caboose range. However, there is a price increase to cover the cost of these additions. Should this version sell well, then sister caboose 556 may follow….

Pricing of this latest caboose is £90 in MDF which is a £15 increase on the previous caboose price. We will be rolling this new price out across all the existing SR&RL cabooses in due course due to the increased production costs now involved. We do however feel this is worth it due to the higher specification now being offered. For those who prefer, Plywood is also available and is our standard extra £15 per kit. At the start of our 5th year of continued and ever growing operation, these kits will be available as of Peterborough and will be available for collection at Peterborough if you order in advance. If you want to take up this option, please either email us or message us on Facebook/Instagram by the 7th March 2020 to be able to do so! Our Standard Terms and Conditions apply which can be found on our website. With plenty more in the works, like our Facebook page and or follow our Instagram as you won’t want to miss what comes next!

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:43 pm

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Time for the third reveal for 2020 from Bowaters Models! Our Isle of Man Railway 1876 and 1881 Small Fs in 15mm scale!

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Covering three different coach designs, all of them feature: an easy to build roof; a representative interior; design specific features and for the first time, our own design of bogies. As standard, they come in MDF with Accucraft Chopper couplings, 3D printed parts and bogies in 45mm gauge. For those who operate on 32mm gauge, this can easily be achieved by moving the wheels inwards on their axles.

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All 3 passenger coaches are based on the real life coaches that operated on the Isle of Man Railway and all have real world prototypes. We’ve covered the 1876 Brown Marshall guards coaches (F.1 - F.6), the 1881 Ashbury guards coaches (F.7 - F.8) along with the 1881 Brown Marshall non guards coaches (F.9 - F.12). This allows a prototypical 1-4 coach plus train to be modelled with ease and they match the Accucraft Pairs Coaches with the correct height difference. Should these coaches sell well, then others may follow….

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Please note, although not shown in photographs, F.7/F.8 does come with a brake cover for the guards compartment. However at the time of writing, we are currently waiting for its delivery.

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Pricing of the Guards coaches is £110 in MDF and the Non-Guards coaches is £105 in MDF. Plywood is also available and is an extra £15 per kit. At the start of our 5th year of continued and ever growing operation, these kits will be available as of Peterborough and will be available for collection at Peterborough if you order in advance. If you want to take up this option, please either email us or message us on Facebook/Instagram by the 7th March 2020 to be able to do so! Our Standard Terms and Conditions apply which can be found on our website. With plenty more in the works, Like our Facebook page and/or follow our Instagram as you won’t want to miss what comes next!

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:39 pm

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So with our list of ideas always evolving and changing, we've got some very exciting projects coming up. From the highly anticipated Upnor Castle and Class 91 in 16mm scale to our redesigned and expanded 7/8ths offerings, it's safe to say we've got a 'few' things to do. The image might be or might not be a slight clue at something we're looking at to follow Upnor Castle especially considering the bottom end of both is very similar.......

However, we've got some gaps in our release plan for June this year onwards and that's where you come in! We are always looking for new projects and ideas. Is there anything you'd like to see done? It can be any larger scale (15mm, 16mm, Gauge one, 7/8ths or any scale above 1:32/10mm scale) and any prototype. We'd love to hear from you and find out your views! While we are rapidly becoming known for the 'larger stock' kits we produce (46ft long Sandy River and WHR coaches certainly aren't small in 16mm scale), we're ideally looking for something smaller although if we can fit it on our laser cutter, we'll give anything a go! Is there an engine you'd like to see, or a set of coaches you'd love to run with your engines? Now is the time to let us know! You never know, your suggestion could be out by the end of the year!

Naturally, we also take commission work for those rarer/more unusual projects that maybe only you'd like. We also accept modification work of our own existing products to produce something especially for you! Something we have already done with our brand new Sandy River Coaches at least three times now since they went public! If this is something that interests you, let us know!

Either way, let us know and we'll see what we can do! The more suggestions the better, no matter how weird and wonderful they may seem! As far as Jon's concerned, there is no idea or suggestion that's a bad idea/suggestion. However, there will be some people who want to know exactly what is on the way now we've fully moved over to Shopify. Well, join our new Facebook group and you'll always be able to find out! Jon is planning to make his 'active todo/actively being worked on' list available there. Also means you can give him feedback on what he's working on a lot faster!

Group Link - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bowatersmodels/

Real world prototype image by Max Brayne
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:43 pm

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Time for the fourth reveal for 2020 from Bowaters Models! Our latest Ffestiniog Railway Coaches in 16mm scale!

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Covering three different car designs, all of them feature: a new design of chassis; 3D printed dome ends as standard; a suitably modifiable interior for those who want to take things to the next level, and a easy to build roof!

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As standard, they come in MDF with Accucraft Chopper couplings, 3D printed parts and bogies in either 32mm or 45mm gauge. All 3 passenger cars are based on the real life coaches that operated on the Ffestiniog Railway and all have real world prototypes. We’ve covered Observation Coaches 101 (1970 - 1980s condition and post 1990s condition), 111 and Buffet coach 103 (1990s condition). These coaches allow for a range of different trains from the Ffestiniog’s post preservation history. We have plans for two last Ffestiniog Railway Coaches in the form of the original 'Barn' number 14 and 'Tin Car' number 120 after that we have no further plans for more FR/WHR coaches. For now anyway......

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Pricing of the Coach 103 is £75 in MDF, Coach 101 is £85 in MDF and Coach 111 is £95 in MDF. Plywood is also available and is an extra £15 per kit. At the start of our 5th year of continued and ever growing operation, these kits will be available as of the 1st of March and will be available for collection at Peterborough. If you want to take up this option, please either email us or message us on Facebook/Instagram by the 7th March 2020 to be able to do so! With plenty more in the works, Like our Facebook page and or follow our Instagram as you won’t want to miss what comes next!

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Now our new FR coaches are public knowledge, we're delighted to reveal our 2020 Catalogue and Price list! You might notice two projects on the price list that we haven't mentioned yet. Shall we say, all will be revealed nearer to or at Peterborough!!

Catalogue/Price List - https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk/pages/documentation

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by JMORG » Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:57 am

No. 111 is a good choice Jon, varied liveries and now a PW van allow a large varieties of trains to be assembled with it.
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:48 pm

JMORG wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:57 am
No. 111 is a good choice Jon, varied liveries and now a PW van allow a large varieties of trains to be assembled with it.
I hope it will be! Its been long requested as well as coach 14 (I'm looking at that for later this year) so its good to finally have given it a go.

For those wondering when you can see Bowaters Models over the next couple of months, here's where we'll be!

07/03/2020 - East Surrey 16mm Group All Day Steaming - St Bede's School, Redhill
04/04/2020 - National Garden Railway Show - East of England Showground, Peterborough
30/05/2020 - Llangollen Garden Railway Festival, Llangollen Pavilion, Llangollen

Regarding what we will have on display at each show, at both Redhill and Peterborough, we will have our new Ffestiniog, Isle of Man and Sandy River Coaches on Display along with our two work in progress motive power projects. We will also have a section of other models joining us at Peterborough including new Caboose 557. For those going to Llangollen, we hope to have a section of our larger coaches from all ranges along with our upcoming Bridgton and Saco River stock.

Plenty to see and we do have three more show appearances planned for August onwards!

We hope to see you there!
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Fri Mar 13, 2020 6:55 pm

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Well you wanted to know what the green loco was on the stand. Here’s your answer! Bowaters Models is proud to reveal (in its current work in progress state), BME-009 Hibbert Planet ‘Upnor Castle’!

Currently being worked on ready for Peterborough, it’s currently undergoing test Running while we wait for the final parts which do include the dashboard and gearbox! The model will be suitable for either 32mm or 45mm gauge, come with all required 3D prints; laser cut acrylic body; chassis; Accucraft Chopper couplings and etches grills/nameplates! Pricing is to be finalised but expected to be in the £230-£270 region once we have got finalised costs for everything.

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The expected release date is Peterborough and will be viewable at the show. We are also hoping to have a second motive power project released by then but again, we’re waiting on parts.....

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You may also notice something on the iPad! Yes we’re pleased to confirm that the new Loco Remote RC system will work very well with our range of motive power kits! The Maxi is recommended for everything except the freelance BEV (Mini recommended) and the Class 91 (for now). We’re very pleased with the system and do recommend it! The bonnets/battery boxes of all locos will fit the units in the recommended position by Loco Remote although on Emma due to the grills, you could put the unit side on under the bonnet.
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:04 pm

Sale - March/April 2020

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And we are live! We have now released Upnor Castle onto our site along with two train packs featuring the engine! Upnor Castle is priced at £250 in either 32mm or 45mm. The train packs are £475 for the engine and a set of 4 FR Corridor Coaches or £520 for the engine and a set of 4 Heritage FR Coaches. We may also offer a WHR set as well if the demand is there.

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Also, Our early spring sale is now also live from now until the 5th of April! Save 5% off all orders placed over the time period (excluding PDF Models Motive Power) and receive them on our normal delivery times! As standard with all orders regardless of when placed, UK postage is included and we will ship worldwide! Visit our website for more details - https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk

Covid 19 Update

A lot of people have been asking us what is going to happen regarding the current Covid 19 situation effecting the entire world at the moment. While material, manpower and UK government allows us too, we will be continuing with both production and sending out of kits while our material stocks allow us to do so. This is of course subject to any further changes the Government of the UK may make to make. However due to the current situation, we are pushing back our upcoming Bridgton and Saco River Railroad range until the country returns to normal (well, as normal as possible). For those wondering, design work is complete and is ready to go as soon as the time is right. However, Jon has managed to cut another SAR coach along with something else which has the potential to change everything for the way we supply our kits. But details will follow on this in due course.

As we are on a sort of lock down, work has started on some other projects that aren't material intensive to allow us to keep as much material as possible available for you our customers. Including a follow on for Upnor Castle! What is it? Well the image might be a slight clue but......... more details to follow soon! And yes, we will offer a suitable train pack to go with it! #pushpull

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:24 am

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Our early spring sale runs until midnight tomorrow! Need a project for being stuck inside, we can help! You can save 5% off all Bowaters Models products in our store including the brand new Upnor Castle! Sadly the Class 91 is not going to make it before the end of the sale BUT we will have a separate 5% off sale specially for it on its release. You never know, something FR based may join it especially since something keeps appearing in photos............. #pushpull

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:38 pm

Time for a pair of Motive Power announcements made very recently!

BME-010 Hibbert Planet 'Conway Castle'

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Time for the big reveal! The second of our two Hibbert Planets this time covering Ffestiniog Railway Conway Castle! Modelled in its best known form (before its current rebuild started) and the perfect addition to our push pull coaches, the loco is acrylic and 3D printer construction. As standard it comes with Accucraft Chopper Couplings (whilst our stocks last pending redelivery) and the new 4w drive chassis.

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We are hoping to include nameplates once supply starts agains. Price will be the same as Upnor Castle which is £250 in either gauge. We will put it on the website on Sunday with a 5% discount for it’s first week. For those wondering, during tests Conway ran with 8 AAs providing 12 volts using the Loco Remote Maxi. A very good RC and one we strongly recommend!

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Please note, while we have successfully tested the engine with 6 coaches/12kg, we strongly recommend running the engine with up-to 4 coaches/8kg for day to day running.

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BME-006 South African Railways Class 91-000

Well we did hint this was coming and few days later than planned, here it is! BME-006 South African Railways Class 91-000!

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Featuring a laser cut body, 3D printed sections and either laser cut or Etched Grills (awaiting suppliers to restart production), this loco is the one of if not the largest 16mm loco available today in kit form. Available on both 32 and 45mm gauges, the engine is one Jon has been wanting to complete for a long time and as such is very happy that it’s complete! Powered by two motors (one per bogie) for now using Pdf Models Gearboxes, it pulls a huge amount on very low settings. It also has been tested with the Loco Remote Mega and works fantastically! In fact, it’s using the very first Mega produced. It’s almost as if the Mega was designed for it......

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There is however, a catch. While we are very happy with the loco and as such are ready for release, due to a very low stock of the Accucraft couplings, we may not release the engine immediately. However, if you want IP Engineering Dumb buffers instead, let us know and we can make it available with them as a alternative while we wait for a further delivery of the choppers.

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You may also notice, a new coach has appeared! Along side the 91-000, we are happy to reveal BMP-007 South African Railways N-3! Using the same construction as the existing coach, this is the perfect coach for those who want to model a typical passenger train and the revived Apple Express! As with the rest of the range, it is available in both MDF and Plywood on either 32mm or 45mm gauge. It will also have Accucraft Chopper Couplings on release. Naturally both the coach and the 91 are available without these items.

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Prices on both will be confirmed once we are able to enter production but we can say the N3 will be the same as the L4 brake coaches already on sale which is £75 in MDF or £90 in Plywood. The 91-000 will be in the region of £350-£375 in MDF or £365-£390 in Plywood.
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 4:14 pm

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Thanks to everyone who has shown a huge amount of interest in both the Class 91 and Conway Castle. We are delighted to release both engines on our website! You can find them both under the latest releases section of the website. We are also having a 5% discount on both engines from today until midnight on Sunday to make up for them both missing the sale last week. For now, both engines will be available to order with Accucraft Chopper couplings while stocks last. If you would like them to have IP Engineering Dumb buffers instead, add a note on your order and we will make it happen! We have also released the South African Railways NG-N3 Brake coach as operated by the Apple Express in 16mm scale updating our Apple Express Multipack accordingly.

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The price of Conway Castle is £250 in Acrylic, the Class 91-000's is £350 in MDF or £365 in Plywood and the SAR NG-N3 is £85 in MDF or £100 in Plywood! Jon has also been able to slash the prices of the majority of our SAR range by upto £15 per kit! This affects our NG-L4 brake coaches, larger NG-L5 coaches and all our SAR brake vans.

Visit our site for details! - https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk/colle ... t-releases and https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk/colle ... n-railways
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Tue May 05, 2020 8:37 pm

Just to prove work has started on the first three of what I refer to as generation 2 of 7/8th scale design from Bowaters Models. The latest CAD images of our two SR&RL Flat Cars that along with a revised Bowaters Paper Railway/Sittingbourne and Kemsley Light Railway 8 Ton Pulp Wagon. Covering a 24ft and 28ft option. These are aimed at those who want a train of matching stock for their new forneys at a reasonable cost. As such, these are in a completely different league/Specification compared to the currently available absolutely fantastic/beautiful options. Featuring our own design of Bogies, these models are due to enter prototyping soon. These will be available with dual gauge options (you can choose either 32mm or 45mm gauge when building the bogies) and in a first for Bowaters Models, they are designed for Kadee Knuckle Couplings. A alternative set of coupling mounts aka prototype design will also be available for those who don't want the Kadees.

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24ft Flat Car

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28ft Flat Car

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The new underside layout compared to the older 16mm versions being signifcantly more accucrate!

Naturally, the specification includes the stake pockets and axle boxes as 3D prints. That said, we are open to hearing what you'd like to see on them so let us know! We will be looking at doing a box car (24ft SR&RL Car number 55 being the one we're looking at) with potentially a caboose as well but which one we haven't decided on.

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Also shown is the improved Bowaters Wagons including a revised chassis and improved headstocks. Couplings will be the Accucraft Chopper Couplings mainly because in 7/8ths scale they are literally the perfect size for Sittingbourne couplings in 7/8ths scale.

Feedback will be gratefully received and we hope to have the first ones appearing in prototype form in the end of May to the end of June time frame.

We are also looking at some other 7/8ths options but naturally if you have anything specific you would like, let me know! All prototypes will be considered and yes, the ones we're thinking about are a lot smaller length wise than the bigger SKLR/SR&RL stock.

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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Mon May 11, 2020 12:26 pm

Bridgton and Saco River Railroad Reveal - Phase 1

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As things progress, things start to grow. And Bowaters Models is no different! We've starting to look beyond our current range and starting to look at other Prototypes. As such, we've started work on the next range to follow on from our Ffestiniog, Sandy River & Rangeley Lakes, Chattenden & Upnor and Sittingbourne Ranges.

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As such, we're pleased to announce the release of our latest Maine two foot models in the form of the first phase of our Bridgton and Saco River Railroad rolling stock in 16mm scale! Our first Bridgton releases covers 4 different types of Box cars, 4 different types of flat cars, the caboose and two different passenger cars. These items are the first to our knowledge covering the B&SRR in 16mm scale but should look perfect with any American motive power especially since a large percentage of the Bridgton rolling stock formed the equipment of the Edaville Railroad of which a large percentage has survived today in Preservation. This does mean you can realistically combine certain elements of our Sandy River and Rangeley Lakes Railroad range with this range to create a prototypical train. The initial range consists of the following items:-

BMR-002 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad Coach 17
BMR-003 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad Combine 25 as built
BMR-101 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 26ft Box Car
BMR-102 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 28ft Box Car
BMR-103 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 30ft Box Car
BMR-104 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 34ft Box Car
BMR-201 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 26ft Flat Car
BMR-202 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 28ft Flat Car
BMR-203 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 30ft Flat Car
BMR-204 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad 34ft Flat Car
BMR-301 Bridgton and Saco River Railroad Caboose 301

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These kits are designed to operate on both 32mm and 45mm gauge track while retaining scale sizing and should look great on your garden railway/railroad. These are scale kits coming complete with bogies that can be built in the gauge of your choice (32mm or 45mm) and Accucraft couplings. It is also available without these options. The models are available at the end of May and will be priced at between £55 and £120 per kit in MDF or £75 and £140 in Plywood depending on which model is chosen.

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All kits include postage to mainland UK only with shipping to other countries being at cost. Please note, this is sold as advanced scratch aids and will require some details to complete them although they are designed to be run as is for those who wish to do so.

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We are currently working on phase two of both this and the Sandy River ranges adding an additional 5 Passenger cars across the ranges allowing an even greater number of prototypical trains to be formed including the Parlor Car ‘Rangeley’. Details on this will follow later in the year.
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Re: Bowaters Models - 16mm Rolling Stock Kits

Post by angr607 » Fri May 29, 2020 8:21 pm

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Its finally time, Bowaters Models is delighted to announce the release of our Bridgton and Saco River Railroad kits covering a wide range of rolling stock. Available in both MDF and Plywood, the range is the perfect addition to your garden railway. Plus with the arrival of the first Bridgton and Saco River coaches, finally a representative Edaville passenger train is available in kit form for you to buy! We know the well known excursion coaches are missing but with some time, I do plan to add them to the range in the coming months.

To view them, visit our website for more details - https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk/colle ... r-railroad

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However, joining these cars is something truly special as far as I'm concerned. Bowaters Models has finally designed its own bogies to the correct patterns of the many items of rolling stock we produce. Available now with every appropiate kit as well as separately, these bogies fulfil a long held wish and dream of mine to be able to have everything looking as it should. We've got 5 designs in 16mm scale and 2 in 15mm scale available now with our two indevelopment 7/8ths bogies following once the kits they are part of are released.

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Available with Binnie Engineering Wheels for now while work continues on another one of my projects involving steel wheelsets is developed and steadily brought upto speed. Material wise, the bogies are available in both MDF and Plywood for the customer to choose from. These new bogies and the design family they belong too wont completely replace the ones we have been using from HGLW as for a number of our kits, they are literally still the perfect choice.

To view our entire range, visit our website for full details and to view the instructions for yourself! - https://shop.bowatersmodels.co.uk
Bowaters Models:- http://www.bowatersmodels.co.uk

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

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