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Accucraft 13-2 A Class Shay

Accucraft 13-2 A Class Shay
Option: 13-2 A Class Shay BlackOption: 13-2 A Class Shay GreenOption: 13-2 A Class Shay Black KitOption: 13-2 A Class Shay Green Kit


Please call me on 01279 831641 to pre-order your Shay

Our Price:  £2,145.00(Inc. 20% VAT)

Brand:  Accucraft
Gauge:  Adjustable 32mm /45mm
Scale:  1:20.3

At long last, a gorgeous little Shay that is gauge-adjustable!  Perfect for the 16mm brigade!

The model will be gauge-adjustable for 32mm and 45mm and will come with two types of stack as typically supplied by Lima when built.  Supplied in either black or green, UK RRP £2145.00 RTR, £1995.00 Kit, due for release Autumn 2023.  

The 13-2 Class A straight boiler Shay locomotive was one of Lima’s industrial success stories, with virtually identical examples built for US and international industry and plantations lines. Orders were built for New York, Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Alabama, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Washington State, Minnesota and Hawaii. In addition, exports were built for Queensland Australia, Japan, Puerto Rico and more. Despite its small stature, the design was built for a wide variety of gauges including 50cm, 24”, 30” 36”, 42” and standard gauge. The 13-2 Class A is a 2 cylinder, 13 Ton conventional straight boiler design, and differs from other 13 Ton ‘T’ boiler and tapered boiler designs.  Today there is only one known survivor of this design of 13-2 Class A, as built for Queensland, Australia which is now preserved at the Nambour Museum in beautifully restored, non-operational condition.

1:20.3 Scale – 45 mm Gauge/32mm Gauge (adjustable)                                                 Butane fired
Brass, Copper & Stainless Steel Construction                                                                  Two truck, two cylinders
48 in. (1.2 M) Mini. Radius                                                                                                Simulated Stephenson valve gear
Length: 16.8 in. (427 mm)                                                                                                 Two Safety valves                  Width: 4.5 in. (116 mm)                                                                                                     Lubricator                                        Height: 6.6 in. (168mm)                                                                                                    Water level gauge                                                                                                                                                                      Blow down valve                                                                                                                                                                        Hand operated pump in bunker




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