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3 Stage Gearboxes
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3 STAGE GEARBOXES

MINI This 3 stage gearbox was designed for smaller locomotives. The final drive gear is only 17.8mm diameter. It is available with ratios 30.2:1, 26.8:1, 24.2:1 and 20.1:1.

MINI GOOCH This is another variation of the standard Mini which has had the sideplates reduced by 2mm and sits lower in the frames giving more head room in smaller locomotives. Gear ratios are available are 30.2:1, 26.8:1, 24.2:1 and 20.1:1.

MINI-S This is a shorter version of the MINI to clear the next axle on short wheelbase locomotives. It is also available with ratios of 30.2:1, 26.8:1, 24.2:1 and 20.1:1.

MINI-7 This is a variation of the MINI 3 stage gearbox designed to replace the RG7, available in 2 different types – end mounting (MINI-7E) or side mounting (MINI-7S). Ratios available are 30.2:1, 26.8:1, 24.2:1 and 20.1:1.

VML5 This is a 3 stage gearbox between the VML1 and the MINI specifically for the Atlantic. Gear ratios available 38:1, 33.8:1, 30.4:1, 27.7:1 and 25.3:1.

VMS5 This is a shorter version of the VML5 ideal for slower goods locomotives, available in ratios 38:1, 33.8:1, 30.4:1, 27.7:1 and 25.3:1.

VML1 This gearbox is a 3 stage gearbox designed to give higher ratios for shunting and heavy freight locomotives. It also has a smaller final drive gear for locomotives with smaller wheels. It is available with ratios of 72.4:1, 64.4:1, 57.9:1 and 48.3:1. Ratios of 44.6:1, 41.4:1 38.6:1 and 32.2:1 are available to special order.

VMS1 This is a shorter version of the VML1 to clear the next axle on short wheelbase locomotives. It is also available with ratios of 72.4:1, 64.4:1, 57.9:1 and 48.3:1. Ratios of 44.6:1, 41.4:1, 38.6:1 and 32.2:1 are available to special order.

The VML1 & VMS1 can both be adapted for 1/4” axles.

For further information on gear ratio selection click here for our speed chart

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Please note: Not to scale - but click here for a downloadable scale version