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Newsletter August 2014

17D Miniatures - August Newsletter


After a succesfull Special Offer last month on our 5" Turton & Platt type Loco Buffers, we are following up with a another great offer for August:

£10 Off - 5" Gauge Oleo type Locomotive Buffers

This month, we are featuring the 5" gauge Oleo style locomotive buffers. We have just run off a batch of 10 sets of these - at this price, when they're gone, they're gone, so act now to get yours!

Catalogue price £69.00 per set 4 of four - 10 sets only available at a reduce price of £59.00

This offer is only available up to the 31st August or until the batch is sold whicheve comes soonest! You will find the buffers in our web-shop here:

 * CNC turned heads and stocks

 * Integrally sprung - ready to attach to your locomotive.

 * Locating boss on rear plate.



7 1/4" gauge LMS / BR semi-scale heavy duty coach bogies.

Just introduced, these attractive and authentically styled, rugged bogies, feature scale sized, dished coach wheels, heavy duty suspension springs on each axle, polyurethane axleboxes with ball race bearings, and laser cut dummy leaf springs for added detail..

An excellent replacement for those worn out passenger carrying bogies, adding a degree of authenticity and improved running and stability to existing coaches.

Priced at £319.00 each bogie, they are also designed to take our own disc and caliper brakes which are available at £55.00 per axle, fitted.

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5" gauge, Laser-cut Headcode Disc kit.

Detail part for 5" gauge diesel locomotives, ready to fit. Only £12.95 a set (Four open & four closed)


3) BRISTOL SHOW - Our absence this year.

Just a quick reminder that 17D will not be attending Bristol Model Engineering Exhibition this month, due to major family commitments.

But we look forward to seeing you at the Midlands show in October!


That's all for now. As always, please get in touch if you have any questions - we are always delighted to hear from you.

Tristan  & Robin
17D Miniatures

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