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On30 9" Small Gallows Turntable

  • On30 Small Gallows turntable kit
  • On30 small gallows turntable.  Perfect for Shay, Climax, Heisler
  • 9" turntable pit with "spider"
  • small gallows bridge : easy to fit your own track
  • approx 2 1/2 scale feet pit depth at pit edge.
  • plenty of details included. laser cut nuts and washers.
  • proven wheel "technology". easy to assemble and it automatically sets the correct angle.
  • Very capable, quiet, and slow running turntable motor and gearbox. All steel gears with grubscrews.
£79.50. Batch closed - next batch opens end July 21
Maximum Purchase:
1 unit(s)

Product Description

On30 9" (36ft) Gallows Turntable kit.

PREORDER WITH £10 + shipping - shipping from this batch will be 7th May 2021

Remaining £69.50 balance will be requested by PayPal before shipping.

BATCH NOW CLOSED - next batch end July for shipping August!

Everything included to make a fully working model, including motor.

The design is similar to the Laws turntable. Perfect for turning your Shay, Climax, Heisler or Forney in true backwoods style!

On30 and On3 options are standard.

This is an O scale Narrow gauge turntable and cannot be modified for HO or Sn3.

Basic dimensions in images below.....scroll down!

The bridge is built up on a integral jig making for easy alignment. All parts that require angles, cutouts, cross joins are laser cut from  basswood to ensure the correct size, alignment and make assembly straight foward.

Gallows bridge detail includes laser cut square nuts, several sizes of washer as well as stays, stay saddles and stay ties.

The spider is simple and effective. Rather than create a complicated mechanism that costs a lot but cant really be seen, I have "suggested" the spider ring, and this allows me to use KHM's standard turning plate and pick-up assembly methods within the "spider space". That way the kit is able to draw on the proven performance of our other pit turntables.

The shallow pit base is from the 9" Mk3 pit design with a spider added. proven and simple to assemble.

The bridge wheel assemblies are KHM's latest turntable wheel "technology". The angles are set by the assembly - its almost foolproof! wheels are 12mm and double flanged. they turn freely on their axles and track the running running rail which allows for assembly tolerance.

Below the pit floor, the turntable is powered by a very capable 3rpm motor with further steel reduction gears for smooth running and slow speed, with the primary driven axle turning in oil-bearing bronze bushes.

Bridge rail: for this kit I have decided not to include any bridge rail. several reasons for this but mostly because its so easy to fit. If modelling in On30 then Peco SL100 track (OO or HO) ties fit neatly between the jig rails. In all cases the rail sits on the crossbeams.

Bridge deck has On3 and On30 options. with planking and bolt holes engraved.

Check out the pictures by clicking on the product image icon and scroll through.

Assembly is straightforward and broken down into sub-asssemblies. The kit is packed with this is mind, each sub-assembly having its own pack.

Instructions are mostly photos with lots of angles to take you through the build in a step by step fashion. You will be emailed instructions when I ship the product. if you wish to see them before purchase then I'm happy to send without any obligation... electrons are free :)




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