The Austrains NSWGR C30 tank locomotive was released this morning at the Forrestville NSW exhibition and a very nice model it is, heavy and pulls well. The models released this morning were the 'no light' version. The versions with lights are to follow soon.
I have just put a C30 funnel replacement for the just released Austrains C30
on my Signals Branch shop.
Available in either Frosted Ultra Detail or Frosted Extreme Detail.
This 3D printed funnel has no die join line and has the eight bolts around the flange to the boiler. It was designed to fit using an Austrains C30 engineering sample smoke box.
|3D design render|
Take care when fitting to ensure that the flange is sitting straight and is settled into the recess in the smokebox as the Austrains C30 smokebox has a hole for a simple centre pin. Basically there isn't any sort of keying apart from the pin and the recess. This 3D printed funnel has the pin and will fit into the recess. The 'thick' flange edge is to allow 0.5 mm to sit in the recess with 0.2 mm showing.
The funnel was designed from a NSWGR plan.