Available domes

Discussion in 'Narrow Gauge Model Railroading' started by gcodori, Sep 25, 2006.

  1. gcodori

    gcodori Member

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    I posted in the scratchin' and bashin' section a message looking for steam and sand domes for a narrow gauge kitbash I am doing. I am looking for domes that will fit a boiler approx 40-48 inches in diameter. I am working in HOn30.

    Most makers of domes only list them as small, medium or large, unless it is made for a specific loco, like a k27.

    Is there a loco with similar boiler diameter that I can use the domes for a know loco, like a c-16? Or has anyone used the small/medium/large domes and noted that boiler sizes they mated to? Or whould someone have suggestions as to modifying domes to fit a different size (within reason)?

    Greg
  2. R. MARTIN

    R. MARTIN Member

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    Greg, I couldn't even begin to help you on this one. All my locos are brass imports of specific engines who's domes are custom made. I've never delved into the dark world of scratch engine building. Someone at Narrow Gauge and Shortline Gazette might be able to help you. If I were hunting such detailed info I'd try there.
  3. Padfov

    Padfov New Member

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    Too early...
  4. DWP

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