FLYING COASTER PARTS
To simplify ordering and supply of the ‘special’ materials needed for this model I am supplying packs of materials.
PACK 1 – THE DRIVE, PICK-UPS AND SLIP RINGS
Includes all items marked ‘DRE’ in sections 2, 4, 5, 6 and 8 of the instructions – motor/gearbox unit, metal for motor mount, pair of bevel gears, machined bushes, machined bearing washer, machined tubes, machined post and tube fitted. Sheet brass from which to make the arm hinge plate and sheet Tufnol from which to cut the various slip ring and pick up parts. Pick up spring brass, insulating sleeves, cable, solder tags, heatshrink sleeving for electrical joints and slip rings. Steel strip for the front and rear springs. Engine grille.
Pack 1 of materials for filament bulbs (with four slip rings) – £303.
Pack 1 of materials for LEDs (with one slip ring) – £292.
Pack 1A (for those who are able to machine all of their own components) – £193 (filament bulbs) and £182 (LEDs).
PACK 2 – THE ARMS AND CARS
Includes all items marked ‘DRE’ in sections 12 and 13 of the instructions – aluminium box section (to cut into channel), wheels and tyres, wheel retaining rivets, springs, aluminium for wheel carriers and spring arms.
Pack 2 of materials – £69.
PACK 3 – LIGHTING – FILAMENT BULBS
Includes all items marked ‘DRE’ in section 14 of the instructions – bulbs, cable, solder tags, lighting drum, lighting drum boss, connector blocks and enough heatshrink sleeving for any joints.
Pack 3 of materials – £236.
Pack 3A (for those who can machine the lighting drum and boss) – £196.
Other items you may wish to purchase to complete the filament bulb lighting on the model –
Mains to 12volt transformer – £150. TP4 programmed lighting controller – £230.
PACK 4 – LIGHTING – LIGHT EMITTING DIODES
Includes all items marked ‘DRE’ in section 15 of the instructions – LEDs, resistors, cable, solder tags, lighting drum boss, connector blocks and enough heatshrink sleeving for any joints.
Pack 4 of materials – £220.
Pack 4A (For those who can machine their own lighting drum boss £198).
Other items you may wish to purchase to complete the LED lighting on the model –
Mains to 12volt regulated power supply with short circuit, overcurrent and overvoltage protection – £40. Two PLED2/4 lighting controllers – £182.
I have produced four jigs to use when making the model. These are detailed in the instructions. Please only ask for a jig when you are ready and able to use it and return it within seven days. There are two charges for the jigs – the first is a returnable deposit the second a charge to cover hire (postage and admin). Please send one cheque to cover the deposit on the jig – I will return this cheque when the jig has been safely received back here. Please send a separate payment in second class stamps for the hire.
JIG1 – Baseboard marking out jig – deposit – £50. Hire charge – £15.
JIG2 – Lighting boss – drum base drilling jig – deposit – £20. Hire charge – £8.
JIG3 – LED hole jigs for use on the arms and paybox – deposit – £20. Hire charge – £10.
JIG4 – LED hole jig for use on the lighting drum – deposit £20. Hire charge – £9.