01 July 2021
Designed and 3D-printed in-house by the manufacturer, the model shop further expands its road vehicle offerings for N gauge modellers.
As part of its Arch Laser brand of road vehicles for 1:148 scale, suitable for N gauge layouts, Osborns Models has introduced a 3D-printed dropside truck, based around an Ford-Iveco cab. Pictured here, the vehicle has been decorated using its in-house painting service, with a load to simulate a scaffold truck.
Suitable for layouts around the turn of the century, the vehicle is also available in other guises with different bodies, including a box van body...
and as a flatbed to serve as a car transporter...
(Ford Transit Model not included)
Maurice Pearce of Osborns Models commented, "There are many vehicles available on the 3D design website Shapeways, but apart from being relatively expensive they also need post print treatments to make them smooth enough in N scale. We are currently near the limit for detail vs. scale for kitchen table manufacturing and manufacture everything in-house including packaging where we can."
For updates on the availability of the model, including pricing and availability, visit the Osborns Models website.
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