5.5mm Association

The ideal narrow gauge scale


Andrew Wilson's 5.5mm scale 'Italian Tank' conversions.

You can read about how Andrew carried out the conversions by downloading his Italian Tanks description.

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    A Tillig/BB 0-8-0 and the Kitmaster Italian Tank kit, these form the basis of the conversions.

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    The 0-8-0 chassis aligned with the Kitmaster body kit..

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    The conversion of the body kit underway.

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    Body, chassis and tender coming together.

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    All the parts assembled.

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    The completed model 'Snowdon Ranger' in the background with the second conversion (Moel Tryfan) in front.

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    'Snowdon Ranger' at the right, the third conversion 'Beddgelert' in the centre and 'Moel Tryfan' at the back left.

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    All three conversions on shed.

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    Another shot of the shed area with the three conversions together.

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    'Moel Tryfan' with a train on Gwyndy Bank.

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    'Moel Tryfan' with a train on Gwyndy Bank.

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    'Moel Tryfan' on shed.

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    'Beddgelert' by the water tower.

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    'Beddgelert' on Gwyndy Bank.

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    'Beddgelert' and crew taking a break.

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    'Beddgelert' and 'Moel Tryfan'.

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    'Beddgelert' on Gwyndy Bank.

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