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Hornby MGR Coal Hopper with canopy Review



Recommended - This model is Recommended to purchase. Recommended models should be fully featured and have only a few minor mechanical or detailed limitations. For a railway model to be rated as "Recommended" a model must score 8 or more. MGR Coal Hopper with canopy (R6224) Rating 9/10

 

MGR Coal Hopper with canopy (R6224)

I  was impressed with this model wagon. It had all the extra features, including weathering effect, spring buffers, NEM coupling, brass metal wheels, and is weighted. It also runs as well as it looks with no problems going through standard Hornby points at more than scale speed. Its Chassis is finely detailed with all the mechanical parts which allows this wagon in real life to empty its load. This model does not appear to have any limitations except possible inaccuracy which I have no way of checking.

 

This model is essentially the same as R2222 MGR Coal Hopper but with a few minor aesthetical differences. The Main deference is a partial canopy on the top which in my opinion looks too much like its just been stuck on (which I think it has) and not part of the model.

 

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