Coastal Engineering F7 or F9

Re: Coastal Engineering F7 or F9

Postby MacG » Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:25 pm

ConducTTor wrote:... As far as I know the Tillig model is based on a Rokal shell.

Yes, the Tillig FP7 based on the Rokal shell. Lok-n-Roll got some shells and build chassis. At my video from the fair at Leipzig stands a Canadian Nation FP7 at the siding. - we send worldwide :wink:
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Re: Coastal Engineering F7 or F9

Postby scaro » Fri Nov 08, 2013 3:49 am

it would be good to know where it originated. the fans in particular are nice.

Re: Coastal Engineering F7 or F9

Postby TiTan downunder » Fri Nov 08, 2013 6:44 am

These are an FP unit. I have one of these bought from Coastal MANNNNYYYY years ago. We moved house 10 ( nearly 11 ) years ago and it was bought long before that. My guess 15+ years old - probably still have the paperwork somewhere.

It has been powered using a greatly filed down Piko ' Herkules " diesel chassis. The inside of the shell was also thinned, CAREFULLY with a dremel, especially around the nose. I have used the Lionel sideframes, laminating them to the thinned down Piko gear/wheel housing as the Coastal ones were too deep in the detail and protruded well outside the body shell.
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