Hollywood Foundry Motor Bogie

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Hollywood Foundry Motor Bogie

Postby DCRfan » Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:12 am

I have just received one of these custom assembled motor bogies from Australia. Now I must admit that I normally exclusively use Black Beetles but this time I need a much longer wheelbase than they offer - 82mm! :shock:

I placed it on the track for the first time, applied power and off it silently ran :D

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This particular one is a BullAnt Major assembled for 30.5mm gauge (it will soon be under a 1:35th scale Rhodesian Wickham Class 40 rail trolley) however 16.5mm and around that gauge is their norm. It is on 19mm disc wheels.

Their website is at http://www.hollywoodfoundry.com/ - Just a happy customer!
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Hollywood Foundry motor bogie

Postby NotHarryPotter » Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:03 pm

I had a billy cart that looked like that when I was a kid! :)

I have yet to try a Hollywood Foundry drive, but hear they are excellent.

That it runs so smoothly and silently is terrific.

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Re: Hollywood Foundry Motor Bogie

Postby DCRFAN 3 » Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:27 pm

Just released I never did post pictures on this thread of the two Wickham's I placed the motor bogies/chassis under.

Class 30 with armour applied

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a more standard Class 40

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Re: Hollywood Foundry Motor Bogie

Postby backwaterscotland » Tue Aug 04, 2015 2:12 pm

I have one of the the Hollywood Foundry bullant drives under a 00 gauge kit and it runs beautifully but I have found that the drive belts perish quite quickly - my first one only lasted about 2 years. Spares are available though.

Andy 8)


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