Smallbrook bodies and smokey joe conversions

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Smallbrook bodies and smokey joe conversions

Postby Si » Fri Aug 22, 2014 4:21 pm

I'm looking at either the Smallbrook Harlequin or their Katie body kit to fit on the smokey joe chassis.

I've also looked at the two recent conversions for the smokey joe that have appeared on here..
http://www.minimumgauge.info/viewtopic.php?t=9941
http://www.minimumgauge.info/viewtopic. ... 7&start=24

question is.....does anyone know which of these two conversions will fit inside which of these bodies..(if any)?

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Postby Thorness » Fri Aug 22, 2014 7:28 pm

Si,
Not sure that I can answer the question but these are some pics of the inside of my Katie which may give you an idea of the space inside:
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and a Smokey Joe:

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Re: Smallbrook bodies and smokey joe conversions

Postby martin » Fri Aug 22, 2014 8:46 pm

Si wrote:I'm looking at either the Smallbrook Harlequin or their Katie body kit to fit on the smokey joe chassis.

I've also looked at the two recent conversions for the smokey joe that have appeared on here..
http://www.minimumgauge.info/viewtopic.php?t=9941
http://www.minimumgauge.info/viewtopic. ... 7&start=24

question is.....does anyone know which of these two conversions will fit inside which of these bodies..(if any)?


With the Harlequin you'd almost certainly have to dig out some of the boiler... infact I had to do that just to get a standard Smokey Joe chassis in
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Postby Artizen » Fri Aug 22, 2014 10:53 pm

I'm pretty sure I used the Smokey Joe chassis under my Katie without having to dig any of the resin away. I have even subsequently chipped it! I highly recommend chipping the motor - the loco will then behave itself with nice slow running.
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