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Minitrix 12037
Green Box
Britannia
Plastic crank pin type
Dark Green
Hattons

44

Sold as 'Like New', but it wobbled.  Replace drive wheel and gave it new tyres.  Completely disassembled and cleaned.  No capacito or choke fitted DC

Awaiting fitting of DC chip

Minitrix 12039
Green Box
Ivatt & Tender 2MT
Black 2-6-0
46400
  Runs well but slowly.  Motor black on one winding. May need oil / running in.  But suspect a motor problem.  No smoke box door. DC
Hornby Minitrix N205
Red / Yell Card Box
Ivatt 2MT
Black 2-6-2
41234
    DC
Hornby Minitrix N205
Red /Yell Card Box
Jinty Dock Tank
Black 0-6-0
  Perfect, Fast DC
Minitrix 12949
Green Box
Scotsman
Dark Green
40
ebay
Reported as having Jerky motion in reverse, but short run revealed no problems.  Ran very smoothly.  Perfect condition.  Cracked lid of Platic Box. DC
Minitrix 12949
Green Box
Scotsman
Dark Green
Xmas 1983 My original.  Valve gear broken.  Currently in bits - having converted to DCC, but started running not very well.  Body in Green plastic box, Innards in yellow tray boxes.  One side valve gear crank pin broken. DCC
Minitrix 12947
Green Box
Mallard
Dark Green
Ebay Looks pristine.   No indication of how well it runs.  Looks hardly used though. DC
Hornby Minitrix
N211 Red/Yell
Plastic Case
Mallard
Light Green
Own
1979
Currently in Box, part assembled.  Always has problems lifting on bends as inside wheel tries to go straight on.  Even with a brand new set of wheels, it does this.
No lid on box.  Complete set of vlave gear in yellow trays.  2nd set has one crank pin broken.  Needs work.
DC
Hornby N204
Early narrow box.
Green Class 27 ?? Runs well.  Play worn but looks smart. DC
Hornby N204
Red Yellow
Card Box
Green Class 27 25
Ebay
This was is brand new.  Motor armature shiny - never run.  Shop in Bristol had it as a 25 Buy it now.  I snapped it up.  Test run only. DCC
Minitrix 12041
Green Box
Evening Star
Dark Green
40
Ebay
Currently runs on layout.  Bought with reverse fault.  Motor was oily, drawbar spring connector missing.  Cleaned up, added + and - wires to tender.  Fitted DCC to a shelf above the worm gear.  Runs very well. DCC #22
Minitrix N219
No Box
Queen Mother Ebay Did run well, but front sweeper pickup broke.  Replaced with brass one, but has no spring to it.  Needs phosphor bronze.  Attention needed.  Currently in N210 Cty Norfolk box. DCC
Hornby Minitrix
N209
R/Y Card Box
Evening Star
Light Green
Ebay Pristine.  Test run only. DC
Hornby Minitrix
N207
R/Y Card Box
Black 9F Ebay Was perfect.  Now Right Con Rod is hanging loose - broken crank pin.  Needs attention, but runs really well.  DCC chip fitted - carved out space in boiler weight. DCC
Hornby Minitrix
Home Made
R/Y Box
Black 9F LPool Had this a long time.  Currently in bits.  No valve gear - was attempting to cobble bits of valve gear from other locos.  Had to separate plastic buffer unit to attempt this.  Job never completed. DC
Hornby Minitrix
N214
R/Y Plastic Box
Sir Nigel Gresley Ebay Sold as excellent, but I had spotted that wheels were not aligned properly.  Wheel spin on axles too easily.  Currently in bits.  Need to secure the wheels (or buy new).  Body looks pristine. DC
Hornby Minitrix
N202
Clear Expo Box
Ivatt & Tender 2MT
Black 2-6-0
Ebay No Firebox door.  Currently awaiting attention.  Comment says it is hesitant, and I suspect needs attention to pickups / electrics. DC
Hornby Minitrix
N204
Clear Expo Box
Green Class 27 William DCC chipped, and runs well.  Except chip was removed to fir the Farish 4-6-2 North Eastern. DCC
Hornby Minitrix
N209
Home made box
Evening Star Ebay DCC chipped but no longer repsonds.  Valve gear has all gone except wheel connecting rods.   Spares are in an expo box.  Has been running on layout.  Awaiting attention and new chip. DCC

 

         
 
   
 

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