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Links, Castings & other parts

A LION in hardwood.

Links to other websites that may have some interest for those wanting to find out more about LION.

                May be useful if one wants to buy (or sell) a secondhand 'LION'.

   Sarik Hobbies

   Reeves 2000

Castings and other parts

Laser Cut parts for a 5" Gauge 'Titfield Thunderbolt' are available from

Model Engineer's Laser

Harrye Frowen advised that wheel castings for a 7.25" 'Lion' were available through him.

"After searching the web site I failed to find any information on finding out where we can obtain wheel castings for 7.25 gauge Lion. As I now have the wheel patterns for the 7.25 gauge lion and have a foundry prepared to cast for us , you may wish to add this information to your site."

I understand the following items are available.
    Cylinder covers.
    Steam chest.
    Front boiler saddle.
    rear boiler brackets.
    Eccentric straps.
    Rocking shafts(lost wax castings).
    Rocking shafts(sand box castings).
    Gabs,steel,laser cut.
    spectacle plates.
    Cylinder blocks.
Please visit his website for details.

Blackgates Engineering

Castings for a 5" 'TF' & 31/2" 'TF' are available.



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