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Lego G scale (1:22.5) - narrow gauge Start Set

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Hi all! :sweet:

Looking at what I've done during the years I found one of my first projects on G Scale  - the little "Stainz" locomotive, based on  the original LGB model.

So I got my hands on it and modified some things in the boiler, cabin and other details. Looking at the new LGB catalogue, I saw some interesting starter sets and I decided to design my personal one. Locomotive is now red instead of green (but it is based on pretty standard bricks , so it can be made in several colors).

It works ONLY on 45mm gauge track, since the PF/PuP motor (3 studs wide) is fully contained between the wheels to leave room for the battery box inside the cabin.

Lego G Scale (1:22.5) Start Set

I added a small green passenger wagon and a little gondola in brown. They are mounted on two Lego chassis, which will be in reality replaced by this LGB original part, the 94063.

It has a good studs base, and wheels work very smoothly. Plus, it has standard couplers and, all in all , these bases  are less expensive than building the whole chassis in Lego.

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Here's a detail of the right side of the locomotive - It can be powered by Medium or Large Motors (PF and PuP). Battery box (small one) can be PF or PuP.

These motors are sufficient to move the locomotive and some cars (they are surprisingly more powerful than I expected). *huh*

 

Lego G Scale (1:22.5) Start Set

The passenger wagon has some interior. It's 14 studs wide and the body is made to cover the red base of LGB 94063. Doors are fixed, but can be mounted in closed or open position. A Lego Pneumatic rubber pipe can be added for detailing near the brake lever.

It's heavily inspired by LGB standard passenger wagons. It's made by very simple bricks to be cheap and sturdy. The middle black line can be used to create also two-tone paint solutions. :wub:

Lego G Scale (1:22.5) Start Set

Last wagon is a brown gondola, very simple and straight. Again it can be modified to be higher or lower , and in any possible colour. 

Lego G Scale (1:22.5) Start Set

Some decals like the name of locomotive on yellow side plates and some lettering on wagons could refine the whole thing a lot! :wink:

I hope you like it! :laugh:

Ciao!

Davide

 

 

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typo!

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Very nice!  Your G Scale MOCs over the years have been repeatedly very impressive, and this, even as your first one, is a work of art.  I love the stuff people are able to achieve at this scale, and this is no exception.  Congrats on another great MOC!

Vilhelm22

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On 3/14/2021 at 2:58 PM, Vilhelm22 said:

Very nice!  Your G Scale MOCs over the years have been repeatedly very impressive, and this, even as your first one, is a work of art.  I love the stuff people are able to achieve at this scale, and this is no exception.  Congrats on another great MOC!

Vilhelm22

Thank you very much for such a supportive comment! :sweet: From time to time I'll come with something new on this scale - it's fun to build! :wub:

23 hours ago, caiman0637 said:

Looks great!

Thanks!!!:sweet:

22 hours ago, zephyr1934 said:

Great work, and cool that LGB has a lego-car, I bet the wheels run better than most Lego alternatives too.

Thanks, sir! Yes they are a great great help. As you can expect from LGB they are Top quality and the studs part is absolutely great.

Sincerely at the beginning of my G scale journey I was thinking "do everything in Lego" - when I tried these I immediately changed my mind. Now I ordered from Ebay two big chassis with bogies (made by Newqida). I will convert them in the same way as LGB did, probably with the help of some 3d printed parts to accomodate Lego plates on the chassis.

Rolling stock can be interesting to build ...but locomotives are more fun!!!!:head_back:

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Quite interesting. Your model fits well for the scale and the system car with studs on it is a real bonus.

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