SEARAILS is providing the modeler personal participation in design, and gratification in his own creativity.
Remember, there is no monopoly of brains.
As the SHAY locomotive grew to greater popularity in a variety of industries, its adaption to specific designs for the purchasing owner's needs was in the multitudes. We want to offer the modeler the same opportunity to participate in the design of a variety of specific details to insure a unique finished model.
FRONT & RIGHT ANGLE SHAY 3D
NEW IDEA: SHAY CUSTOM SELECT
Above is a 3D print of SEARAILS new “B” Class SHAY. Three finished SHAY designs in Z & N scales, and 6.5mm and 9mm gauges will be offered to the clients' specifications. All will use the PowerMAX!.
SEARAILS has created a catalog of multi-scale CAD components to allow the client to define a unique design of the client's own specifications in:
1. 6.5mm gauge/Z (1/220 scale),
2. 6.5mm gauge/Nn3 (1/160 scale)
3. 9mm gauge/standard N scale (1/160 scale).
The client will Custom SELECT parts from a download catalog to produce aUNIQUEmodel designed by the CLIENT.
Please select the NEW (SHAY PARTS CATALOG) button under the SHAY STATUS button above to see the Price Catalog for building your unique design of the SEARAILS
"B" Class SHAY
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The current status includes;
1. Adding selections by the purchasers for custom painting (Black is the standard), custom decals for road name and engine number,
2. Addional selections for Dome profiles, Cab Interior details, Standard MTL Link $ Pin Couplers,
3. Options for lighting fixtures both forward and aft.
There will be NO DCC for the SHAY. There is available space for mini-circuits in both the Tender and the Cab & Boiler, but installation of any electronics including lighting will not be available from SEARAILS.
This will NOT be a kit.
The modeler will select the options wanted from the published CAD parts catalog, then SEARAILS will send a JPEG of the specific final CAD design requested for purchase approval.
Clients will create their own unique design. There are very few of the 2,742 SHAYs that were exact duplicates. In fact most actual buyers specified their own designs according to their potential uses and environments.
To gain insight and understanding of the SHAY, it origins, its utility, and its variety of designs please see;
together they will inform and describe the development and use of the SHAY. This information should assist you in identifying and selecting the individual features you wish to add to you own "UNIQUE" SHAY.
The SHAY components catalog will be released on or before October 1st. Available purchase opportunity of your FINISHED specification will be on or before Nov 21st 2019.
SINCE EACH SHAY WILL BE A SPECIAL ORDER, WE BELIEVE THAT DELIVERY FROM TIME OF PAID ORDER WILL BE WITHIN 6-8 WEEKS.
YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ORDER INVOICE FROM PAYPAL, INCLUDING A SEARAILS CONFIRMATION OF YOUR EXACT SPECIFICATIONS, AND AN ESTIMATED DATE OF SHIPMENT FROM SEARAILS INCLUDING YOUR SHAY'S UNIQUE SERIAL NUMBER AND ORIGINAL PURCHASER'S IDENTIFICATION LOGO.
REQUEST CONTINUING UPDATES ON BOTH THE STANDARD SHAY DESIGN, OR YOUR PERSONALIZED MODEL DESIGN.
SEND AN EMAIL TO;
WITH THE SUBJECT "SHAY INFO" AND INCLUDE YOUR NAME AND MAILING ADDRESS FOR PROGRESS PRINTS AND OTHER SHAY INFORMATION.
B CLASS SHAY CONCEPT
US MAIL: POB #366, VALLEY FORD, CA 95472
TEL #: 1-800-929-3361
PowerMAX! and the design for the PowerMAX! 6 volt powered model train chassis in 6.5mm and 9mm rail gauge is Patent Applied and the title PowerMAX! and designs for all its iterations and functions is copyright to SEARAILS