From Palatine Models to the design of Graham Turner.

This jig allows the modeller accurately to form the 180 degree bend necessary to make an Alex Jackson Coupling. To download instructions for this jig click here.

2 12BA nuts and bolts are used during the construction of this jig. A pack including these is available as MJT 2474. In addition the modeller may need the Bending Jig for Alex Jackson Couplings which is available as MJT 2471 without accessories or MJT 2472 with accessories.

A Combined Bending Package including both jigs is available as MJT 2478. 0.28 mm (11 thou) guitar string wire to form the couplings and 1mm soft iron wire to form the magnetic dropper are available as MJT 2476 and 2476. A starter kit with everything necessary to form Alex Jackson Couplings for coach bogies is available as MJT 2479.(OO Gauge / 4mm Scale)

Information about the Alex Jackson Coupling can be found from various sources, notably the book Alex Jackson The Man And The Coupling, by Dave Booth and others and published by the Scalefour Society . Considerable detail is available from the Manchester Model Railway Society by clicking here.

Price: £3.50

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