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Hornby V Tank wagon Weathered 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. V Tank wagon weathered (R6153B) Rating 8/10


V Tank wagon weathered (R6153B)


At first glance this model looks very average, but on closer inspection this model has a lot of detail. It has some fine detailed pipe work along the chassis and over the tank including valve wheels. This model is weighted and has brass wheels, that gives this model a smooth ride and the ability to go though standard Hornby points with ease. On the down side it has standard coupling and non-sprung buffers.


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