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Modell Ost


Midfield, Swyre Road,  West Bexington,  Dorchester, Dorset  DT2 9DD

Telephone: 01308 897 911
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1st July 2015



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Scales: 4mm, 7mm, 10mm, Narrow Gauge
Services offered by this Supplier: Loco Kit Building, Painting & Weathering,

Scratch and kit building service for 4mm, O, and 1 standard and narrow gauges, specialising on the smaller and more obscure prototypes.

My focus has always been to produce hand-build models that are robust enough for day-to-day operation, and that capture that all-elusive character of a particular class of locomotive or type. In the case of kits, this often means making replacement parts and re-engineering the drive train, to achieve the running qualities I feel that my clients deserve. Past commissions have included Beattie well tanks in 7mm, and some NLR Park-designed 0-6-0 tanks in 4mm. I have also recently been asked to produce a series of WW1 ROD locomotives in HO scale based upon DJH Model Loco kits, including an ex-NSWGR D50, a UK version of the 'Pershing' 2-8-0, and the NSB 'baltic' tank engines. Images and build stories for these models are posted upon the Modell Ost website. Rather more esoteric is a request for a 1/45 scale Decauville mallet, which at present is set to feature twin Faulhaber motors, one for each engine unit.

Current projects for 'stock' include some Deutz OMZ diesels in On16.5, and ongoing work in developing a small series of 15 inch Heywood locomotives in 1/24th scale/16.5mm gauge.

Each locomotive is individually numbered, and where practicable will feature keeper plate frames, with wiper current pick up on all driving wheels. Every build comes with a specification sheet giving key construction details, retaining screw/bolt thread sizes, painting systems used, and any special instructions needed when disassembling the model for servicing the motor, wheels or drivetrain.

If this all sounds like the model locomotive that you would like to commission, please contact me at Modell Ost. I can be reached by telephone between 10.00 am to 8.00 PM most weekdays, and from
10.00 am to 1.00 PM Saturdays, or else email me if this is more convenient.

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