German Class 52.80 Steam Locomotive
This is a minifig-scale model of the german class 52.80 "Reko" Steam Locomotive as it was employed in the former GDR.
It comes with a tender, minifigs, and it also features a Display Track Segment with a main signal and buffer stop.
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Part Count: 2500+ (540 pcs for Gravel and Coal)
Length: 65 cm
Platform Width: 9 studs (Locomotive) / 10 Studs (Tender)
Total Width: 8.3 cm
Height: 12.5 cm without Signal (Signal is 23.8 cm high)
Gross Weight: 1,44 kg
- moving drive rods
- removable cabin roof
- high detail control panel, including valves and gauges
- rotatable Tender bogies
- coal box with loose coal
The model prioritizes detail over playability. Although the two bogies of the tender can rotate, this is mainly intended as a display model. Due to the static 1'E axle configuration it is not fit for the standard Lego train curve radius and will only move on straight tracks.
This MOC is targeting advanced builders who are looking for a fun build with lots of SNOT techniques. The construction is referencing the original design of the class 52.80 locomotive itself, with the boiler tank and cab built on top of a sturdy chassis.
Although mainly intended as a display model, robustness was also considered during the design of this MOC.
This model features nine custom print / decal graphics - four for the Engine and tender, and five for the signal and buffer stop.
The Instructions package includes:
- detailed PDF building instructions, 255 pages total
- nine custom graphics for prints or decals
- Bricklink XML parts list
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