Yesterday I took delivery of a set of lock chamber walls, lock gates, paddle gear, etc.
Both Jo and I are highly impressed with the detail and accuracy of the white metal pieces which make up the lock gates for a narrow lock, the paddle gear, both gate mounted and ground paddles, and even the collars for the top hinges of the gates, as well as the mooring bollards and rings. The accuracy of the ground paddle gear is extremely good, someone has done some very good research to produce these items. It is also interesting that the actual paddles and paddle gear are designed so that they can be modelled as either open or closed, by reducing excess rack length and the pole which joins the paddle with the rack gear. I am looking forward to assembling this all together to produce what will hopefully be a very accurate model of a narrow lock on Hadarford.