Phoenix locos are UK based international distributors of high quality, affordable battery electric model locos,
rolling stock and loco bogies in 5 inch and 7.25 inch gauge that are ideal as club locos or in garden railways.

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Guildford Rally Update

Unassembled Comet 5

Collected the new 5" gauge Comet from the laser profilers last Friday. They cut the metal and fold it with a CNC press so all the parts fit nicely together. We do have to deburr the holes and the occasional tag where the laser lifts off the metal. This is the promised pile of sheet metal that has been deburred and checked and will be built up to test panel fit etc. The software we use does check panel fit and hole alignment but there is nothing quite like seeing the new loco in the metal for the first time!

10 July 2013 19:50 Keith