Category Archives: lxd2

Narrow Gauge Midlands

On show at Narrow Gauge Midlands / the 009 Society AGM yesterday was a new ready-to-run chassis by N-Drive Productions designed specifically for 009 kits – intended to replace all those old N-gauge mechanisms that are so hard to buy … Continue reading

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Heath Robinson Engineering Ltd.

The Bullants are now back from their return visit to Australia with pivoting mounting bolsters fixed, so huge thanks to Geoff at Hollywood Foundry for all his help sorting them out. As I mentioned before, the power bogie runs very … Continue reading

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Slight setback

While the Bullant runs fantastically well it turns out I ordered the bogies with the wrong kind of bolster mounting (fixed not swivelling). Although this was entirely my fault, Geoff at the Hollywood Foundry has very kindly offered to modify … Continue reading

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Big Beast gets power

My Bullant power bogies arrived today – built to order and delivered from Australia in exactly a week, for a very reasonable price. Now how’s that for service? The Lxd2 kit is designed to use the bogies and motor from … Continue reading

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The Big Beast

A new arrival this weekend is the kit for a Polish Lxd2 diesel, from Poland, brokered through a kind fellow member of the 009 Society. It’s a frankly terrifying maze of nickel-silver etches with no instructions* and nothing to make … Continue reading

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