4QD

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Name: 4QD

Services:
Manufacturers of high power speed controllers and electrical systems for locos.

Address:
36 Greenfields
Earith
Cambridgeshire
PE28 3QH

Phone: 01487 450520

Website: www.4qd.co.uk

Email: esales@4qd.co.uk

Notes:
The website has details on choosing the right controller as there are several different options for each model. All accessories such as handsets, boxes and cabling are sold separately so make sure you have everything you need before ordering.

Blackgates Engineering

Name: Blackgates Engineering

Services:
Drawings and castings for locos, traction engines and machinery. Various raw materials and equipment.

Address:
Unit 1 Victory Court
Flagship Square
Shawcross Business Park
Dewsbury
West Yorkshire
WF12 7TH

Phone: 01924 466000

Website: www.blackgates.co.uk

Email: sales@blackgates.co.uk

Notes:
Blackgates is a long established supplier of model engineering requirements.  This is a friendly family company, well known to many model engineers.  They have an extensive plan and casting supply service covering many popular designs featured in Model Engineer and Engineering in Miniature along with a number of independently produced designs.  Their catalogue also features a wide range of materials, small tools and accessories.  Recently the company has acquired the rights and material assets of the much respected H.P. Jackson of York, for which a catalogue is currently being prepared.

CPC

Name: CPC

Services:
Huge range of stock normally available for next day delivery. Everything from electrical components, household equipment, basic tools, garden furniture, cleaning products.

Address:
Component House
Fulwood
Preston
PR2 9PP

Phone: 08447 880088

Website: http://cpc.farnell.com/

Email: sales@cpc.co.uk

Notes:
You do have to create a logon to purchase from the website and delivery is only to the card holders address but after your first order you can ring the accounts department and request a trade account that will deliver to any address. Delivery is free for web orders over £10 is normally with you in a couple of days if the parts are in stock.

Global Surplus

Name: Global Surplus Limited

Services:
David Wheelwright offers a very extensive range of new and used workshop equipment, to cite at random, a vast range of Imperial standard nuts and bolts, fastenings of all kinds, gas supplies, grinding discs, drills and taps, electrical fittings, precision measuring equipment, lathe accessories and tools.  David usually has a selection of used machine tools in stock, smaller lathes including instrument maker’s lathes, larger lathes, milling machines, drilling machines and many specialised machines.

Address:
Grantham Road
Boothtown
Halifax
West Yorkshire
HX3 6PL

Phone: 01422 362526

Notes:
Situated in the former Stirk’s engineering factory Global Surplus is an Aladdin’s cave of engineering supplies. The table top upstairs is not be missed. Prices are very competitive.

Parkside Electronics

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Name: Parkside Electronics

Services:
Suppliers of electric equipment for locos including motors, gears, springs, sprockets and chain, speed controllers and accessories. Also make model railway baseboards and controllers as well as heavy duty powered and unpowered bogies for miniature railways.

Address:
Unit 2E & 3J Valley Mills
Southfield Street
Nelson
Lancashire
BB9 0LD

Phone: 01282 613646
Fax:  01282 613647

Website: www.parksiderailways.co.uk

Email: pselectronics@btinternet.com

Notes:
Open from 09:15 to 16:00 Monday to Thursday and 09:15 to 12.00 on Fridays.

Phoenix Locomotives

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Name: Phoenix Locomotives Limited

Services:
Manufacturer of various 5″ and 7 1/4″ locos in either kit form or ready to run. Also supplies speed controllers (iDrive), driving trucks and accessories.

Address:
1 Colchester Road
Kew
Southport
PR8 6XJ

Phone: 01704 546957

Website: www.phoenixlocos.com

Email: keith@phoenixlocos.com

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