LMS Model Reviews

Locomotives of London Midland and Scottish Railway Origin:

Hornby (Streamlined) LMS Coronation Class (4 star)

 Excellent Finish

Detailometer 4, Outlineometer 4.5, Finishometer 5, Motorometer 4, Powerometer 2.5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 4, Locoyardometer 4.1

Hornby (super-detail) Black 5 (Stanier 5MT) class (5 star)

Hornby Ex-LMS Black 5 - 44932 - super detail version Hornby Ex-LMS Black 5 - 44932 - super detail version (face - smokebox) Hornby Ex-LMS Black 5 - 44932 - super detail version

 Excellent Performer

Detailometer 4.5, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 5, Valueometer 3.5, Locoyardometer 4.6

Bachmann Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 (4 star)

Bachmann ex-LMS Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 43160 Bachmann ex-LMS Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 43160 (valve gear) Bachmann ex-LMS Ivatt 4MT 2-6-0 43160 (rear shot)

 Excellent Looks

Not powerful enough

Detailometer 4, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 4, Powerometer 2, Specometer 4, Valueometer 4.5, Locoyardometer 4

Bachmann SDJR 7F 2-8-0 Class (5 star)

Bachmann S&DJR 7F 88 Bachmann S&DJR 7F 88 Bachmann S&DJR 7F 88 (rear view)

 Excellent Outline

 Excellent Haulage Capacity

Detailometer 4.5, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 4.5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 4, Locoyardometer 4.6

Bachmann Midland Fowler 4F 0-6-0 Class (5 star)

Bachmann Fowler 4F 0-6-0 - Locoyard Review - SDJR 58 (cab) Bachmann Fowler 4F 0-6-0 - Locoyard Review - SDJR 58 (smokebox) Bachmann Fowler 4F 0-6-0 - Locoyard Review - SDJR 58

Highest Scoring Model Award

 Excellent Detailing and Shape

 Excellent Value for Money

Detailometer 5, Outlineometer 5, Finishometer 5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 4.5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 4.9

Bachmann ex-LMS/BR Fairburn 4MT class tank (5 star)

  

 Best Performer Award

Detailometer 4, Outlineometer 4, Finishometer 4.5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 4.5, Locoyardometer 4.5

Bachmann Fowler 3F Jinty Tank Engine (5 star)

Locoyard Bachmann Jinty 3F S&DJR - 23 Locoyard Bachmann Jinty 3F S&DJR - 23 (bunker) Locoyard Bachmann Jinty 3F S&DJR - 23 (cab)

Looks great and well-detailed

A strong performer

Detailometer 4.5, Outlineometer 4.5, Finishometer 5, Motorometer 5, Powerometer 5, Specometer 4.5, Valueometer 4, Locoyardometer 4.6

Hornby Railroad Fowler 3F Jinty Tank Engine (3 star)

Hornby Railroad LMS 3F Jinty 7414 Hornby Railroad Jinty BR Black 47646 Hornby Railroad LMS 3F Jinty 7414

Great starter model for younger enthusiasts

Very good value

Chassis looks poor

Not DCC Ready

Detailometer 3, Outlineometer 2.5, Finishometer 3.5, Motorometer 3.5, Powerometer 3, Specometer 2.5, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 3.3

Hornby (Railroad) Caledonian Pug class 264 (3 star)

Cheap as chips!

Great for younger enthusiasts

Very basic specification

Outline too stretched, obvious missing details

Far too fast and high-geared, with little pulling power

Detailometer 2, Outlineometer 2, Finishometer 3.5, Motorometer 2, Powerometer 2, Specometer 2, Valueometer 5, Locoyardometer 2.6

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