MFD17 Scammell Showtrac

MFD-17 SCAMMELL SHOWTRAC
The last purpose-built showmans lorry dating from 1945.
  Using a standard  chassis most were fitted with Gardner engine, engine driven generator, winch and enclosed coachbuilt body.  The model uses the same basic materials and build methods as the rest of the MFD range.  The chassis can be made from wood or brass.  In 1/24th scale the lorry is 205mm (8″) long x 96mm (4″) wide x 107mm (4″ high).
MFD-17 1/24th scale Scammell Showtrac plans and instructions – £41.

PARTS AVAILABLE FROM DOUG ROSEAMAN ENGINEERING –

ALL VERSIONS
CASTINGS
Radiator, pair of headlamps, pair of sidelamps and set of four bonnet side handles – all cast in white metal.  The radiator surround and lamp rims can be polished back to bare metal after painting to look like the metal finish used on the full size lorry – £8.90.
Engine – the engine block is cast in resin for lightness and reproduction of detail; all fittings are in white metal.  Fuel, oil and water pipes are supplied – £32.50.
Switchboard – the switchboard is cast in white metal – £7.70.
Generator – the generator consists of an aluminium tube with white metal end covers, vent covers and support brackets – £8.70.
Hardwood – Lime which is really nice to carve to shape for the curved parts below –
5.5 x 44 x 92 – cab roof – £3;  8 x 37 x 42 – bonnet top – £3.
14.5 x 82 x 92 – body roof and spacer block – two pieces – £8.
Machined parts –
Winch rollers – £13 pair; Generator Pulleys – £15 pair.

WOODEN CHASSIS VERSION
AXLES AND CHASSIS PARTS
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igid Front axle – £16; Front axle spacers – £8 pair.
Rear axle – £16; Rear axle spacers – £8 pair; Rear axle casing – £17.

BRASS CHASSIS VERSION
Brass sections – ¾” x 3/16” – rear drawbar core – £5.
Aluminium strip – 1” x 3/8” – rear springs – £5.
Axles and chassis parts –
Rigid Front axle – £23; Front axle spacers – £8 pair.
Rear axle – £16; Rear axle spacers – £8 pair; Rear axle casing – £17.
Brass crossmember – £12.
Steering front axle – £26; Axle spacers – £8 pair; Axle and kingpin posts with pins – £145/vehicle set.

JIGS
Deposit on each jig is £100.
Hire of jigs is £10 for each jig plus Royal Mail Special Delivery postage of £8.55.
Please send cheque for £100 (returnable on safe return of jig) plus cheque for £18.55 for hire charge/postage  Jigs must be returned here by Royal Mail Special Delivery with a value of £100.
1 – Rear mudguards – wooden.
2 – Rear mudguards – brass.
3 – Front Mudguards.
4 – Rear wheelarch moulding.

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