Kit Built Chassis

Re: Kit Built Chassis

Postby TTTerrific » Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:39 am

Richard-B wrote:
TTTerrific wrote:Hey, does anyone know where I can procure a copy of Iain Rice's Kit Built Chassis? I understand that this is the "goto" text for anyone contemplating scratchbuilding a steam loco model in the smaller scales.

Here in California... the Go-To source is International Hobbies up in Auburn.
http://www.interhobmodels.com/id22.html
The owner, DIck Gilman, usually has a good selection of the various Wild Swan books in his display at various model RR events...
and I've bought several Ian Rice titles from him. (but not the chassis one...)


Thanks Richard-B for this lead. It turns out that Int'l Hobbies is about 150 miles from my home. Far, but not too far. I was shocked to see the price this book (booklet?) fetches on the open market. :shock:
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Re: Kit Built Chassis

Postby ConnRiver » Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:07 pm

Purchased my copy some years ago direct from a book seller in England. Here's a used copy of the book for $55, maybe that's the best available?

http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/ ... ition=used

Hey, here's an offering from a British book seller:
http://titfield.co.uk/WSM_LOCO.htm

Three-quarters of the way down the page:
http://www.krm.org.uk/wildswan.htm

http://britishrailwaybooks.co.uk/books/ ... 1874103100

HTH,

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Evansdale, Iowa
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