N scale VR Spider hand wheels for wagons. - Part no. BE1003

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RRP $3.30

It is advised to read the directions first before proceeding to avoid waste and damaged components. The basic diagrams and photos are supplied as a guide. You can use these detail items on many wagons in the Victorian Railways - V/Line fleets, plus also some interstate units as well. Refer to photographs or plans for each wagon you are modelling. 

To remove an item. First place the sheet on a piece of masonite or a self healing mat and with a sharp hobby knife gently press down through the sprue thus releasing the item from the sprue. Clean up any sharp edges with a file or wet and dry sandpaper. 

Soldering. For good reliable joints each piece should be cleaned to remove any oxides by using a fine wet and dry paper, track rubber, de-tarning solution or by using Carr's Red label flux paste over the joint. With a small wattage iron, solder should be applied sparingly to the joint and allowed to cool before handling and cleaning prior to fitting and painting.

Gluing. The hand wheels may be glued to your model with Superglue or similar glues rather than soldering.
VQCX 721-F flat wagon with spider hand wheel brake. Taken at Tottenham yards 28/04/1998.

NSW NDXF 2631-V sleeper wagon with spider wheel hand brake, seen here at Gherringhap station 19/03/1995.

Skeletal wagon VQDW 58-T at Dandenong station 13/06/1998.

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