In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight... Prov. 3:6

PROUDLY MADE IN THE USA
Free domestic shipping on orders over $45. Complete Shipping Details
Stay informed of new product releases and special promotions by signing up for our newsletter.

0
Your Cart
Item(s)
Qty
Price

No items in your cart

Out of Stock
Nn3 Class B 30-40 Ton Shay Locomotive Kit
$125.00
This is a metal kit of a Class B, 30-40 Ton Shay Locomotive. While not based on any particular prototype, the kit contains enough detail parts to create your own version of a wood, coal or oil fired locomotive.
Read More
SKU: 5002
Remove from wishlist Add to wishlist
  • This is a metal kit of a Class B, 30-40 Ton Shay Locomotive. While not based on any particular prototype, the kit contains enough detail parts to create your own version of a wood, coal or oil fired locomotive. This kit contains brass photo-etched details, Micro-Trains Link and Pin drawbars and Fox Valley 28" metal wheels (for the front truck). ---

    Like our other locomotive kits, this one is designed to operate using the 6.5 mm Searails' PowerMax mechanism. We highly recommend purchasing this motor from Z Scale Monster Trains. Anthony is a pleasure to work with. Here is his link. Z Scale Monster Trains Searails Power Max Motor

    By permission from Searails, we Include the Rotation Connector in all of our Nn3 Loco kits.

    Read an interview by John Cubbin with Walter over at Raildig about this Shay.

    We had a customer question and so I'm including it here for your information. He wanted to know the minimum curve radius required for operating this shay. We asked one of our experts and this was his reply: Our local Nn3 modular club recommends a minimum radius of 11" (280mm). My test track includes 195mm (7-5/8") radius Rokuhan curves. The loco will probably run on tighter than that, but tighter curves than that should not be necessary. It also depends on whether or not the builder includes drive shafts. I do, and size them to work on 195mm curves.

    This Nn3 locomotive is also a featured article in N Scale Magazine July/August 2015 Edition (volume 27 number 4). The seven page article, The Short & Nn3arrow, is authored by Thomas Knapp and features many colorful photos of a step by step build and his unique artistic touches to this detailed kit designed by Walter. He also does a review and "how to" procedure on JAX Pewter Black to blacken this model kit. Magazine is pictured

Related Items
Newsletter Signup 
Submit