Our LX050-OO laser cut modular catenary is a versatile system allowing you to mix & match components to suit your requirements. With a choice of mast & headspan design to suit British Outline East Coast & West Coast mainline layouts and anywhere in between. Our catenary system is made from precision laser cut MDF and Laserboard which makes it easy to work with for the average modeller, while being strong & durable enough to stand the test of time. All packs will build 10 pairs of masts or 10 double track headspans, or for the extension packs to span more than 2 tracks, they will do up to 20 triple track or 10 four track spans. Please note, masts and headspans are sold separately to allow you to choose the style you like for each.Register arms, wiring & pulleys are not included with the headspans (stay tuned for our tutorial fashioning your own!)
Lattice Girder Headspans: Lattice Girder / Gantry (Pack C) is made from sections of folded laserboard for quick and easy construction. This pack will build 10 double track spans. For wider spans, please see the head span extension pack (E). All our headspans packs will span a double track at standard Hornby / Peco Setrack Spacing.Lattice Girder Beam Headspan packs also include a wooden jig to aid construction.Our mast packs DO NOT include Headspans / Gantries.Painting Advice: Typically on the railways, most of the metalwork for OHLE systems would have a galvanised steel finish, so painting in a suitable silver then weathering with a light coat of grey / matt lacquer should be sufficient in most cases. Weathering powders can be used to further age and enhance the finish as required.
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