WRK014 GWR Siphon 'C'

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GWR Siphon 'C'


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WRK014 GWR Siphon 'C'

This Kit contains instructions that have yet to be rewritten. As such they will be very basic and MAY be difficult to understand.

We do not recommend this kit in its current state if you are a novice kitbuilder.

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GWR Siphon 'C'

The short 4 wheeled milk vans, Telegraph Code "Siphon 'C' ", were built in five separate lots from 1906 – 1910, there were a total fifty vehicles to Dia. O8 and O9.

Lot 1125 nos. 1515-18 and Lot 1133 nos. 1525 – 42  to Diagram O8.

Lot 1133 nos. 1519 – 24, Lot 1162 nos. 1503 – 24 and Lot 1183 nos. 1482 – 1501 to Diagram O9.

The difference between the two diagram numbers appears to be that Diagram O8 was 8 foot wide whilst Diagram O9 was 8 foot 6 inches wide.

More information can be obtained in the HMRS publication  GW Siphons and

J H Russells    A Pictorial Record of Great Western Coaches (1903 – 1948)


G.W.R. Diagram Nº:            O8

Scale:                                   7mm:1foot  ('O' Gauge / Scaleseven)

Material:                               Etched Brass & White Metal

Additional Parts Required:- 

                                              Solder.   -   Carr's C1002 (183°), C1004 (145°)
                                                                & C1001 (70°)

                                              flux.      -    Carr's C1020 (Red) or
                                                                C1026 (Yellow)

                                              paint.  -       GWR Freight Brown P20

                                              transfers. -  Standard GW Van Yellow

                                              wheels.  -    3' 1"  10 spoke (Slaters 7126)
                                                                 (other wheels are available)


We recommend the use of Carr's Model Products solders and Pre Paint Cleaners, Etch Primers and Paints from Phoenix Precision Paints Ltd.

Etches MAY have sharp edges.  Castings MAY contain lead.
Care should be taken when handling as we can not accept responsibility for damage to persons or property or illness caused by handling either etches or whitemetal castings.



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