Non-running models of Challenger, Big Boy and Shay?

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  1. Bitmap

    Bitmap New Member

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    Does anyone know where I could find non-running models of Challenger, Big Boy or Shay locos? I'm interested in either preassembled dummy models or kits. Plastic model kits are OK. Scale is not that important.

    My son is interested in those engines, but I don't have the $$$ for a running loco, and I don't really have the space to run a Challenger or Big Boy.

    Thanks for your help.
  2. shaygetz

    shaygetz Active Member

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    Welcome to The Gauge :thumb:

    You'll find Big Boy kits made by Monogram on Ebay for about $20. Couldn't tell you if they are still made but there are plenty around.

    Keystone Locomotive works makes a static kit of a shay that can eventually be motorized for about $50.
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    Bitmap New Member

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    Thanks for the tip. I just bought a Monogram Big Boy on Ebay for less than $20 delivered.