These are the results of taking the Accucraft 0-4-0 Ruby from Kit form and altering it, sometimes called "kit bashing" into the 0-4-0-2T locomotive pictured second, affectionately known as "Plum Loco".
The first link below will take you to my builder logs at MyLargescale.com showing the planning and building processes I used to "bash this kit into "Plum Loco". The remaining links cover problem solving, additional modifications and the carrying case for transporting the locomotive
Ruby Kit Bash- Building "Plum Loco"
Headlight & Smoke box Door Mods
Transporting Plum Loco
Experiencing the burner problemsSolving the Burner problem
Petticoat & Exhaust Mods