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    Hi, I use my dremel with a cutting disc to cut...

    Hi,

    I use my dremel with a cutting disc to cut the skewers. Get the skewers from $2 shop

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Been a while since I posted. Been laid...

    Hi All,

    Been a while since I posted. Been laid up a bit and had a short hospital stay. On the mend now and have got out into the shed. I have finished off my carriage. Was thinking about labelling...
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    Derek, Take it easy mate. Hopefully a quick...

    Derek,

    Take it easy mate. Hopefully a quick recovery.

    All the Best

    Keith
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    You have done a fantastic job there Willem,...

    You have done a fantastic job there Willem, congratulations:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have found that some times the...

    Hi All,

    I have found that some times the easier looking components tend to be the most time consuming. I have been working on the access step for the luggage racks. These are located at both...
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    Looks great Bruce :2tsup: Regards Keith

    Looks great Bruce :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Have a safe trip Regards Keith

    Have a safe trip

    Regards

    Keith
  8. What a top job you have done Peter ...

    What a top job you have done Peter

    Congratulations :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    That is a really nice looking carriage Bruce ...

    That is a really nice looking carriage Bruce

    Top Work

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Derek, Thanks for your tip. I will add...

    Hi Derek,

    Thanks for your tip.

    I will add some wire as you suggested and then enclose with bodyfiller.

    After that the next step will be a seat (or Step) at each end of the carriage outer....
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    Hi All, I have given the roof 3 coats of...

    Hi All,

    I have given the roof 3 coats of paint. I used Dulux "Bluescope Ironstone".

    The external luggage rack is 4mm mild steel rod. I have used 5mm split pins as the vertical support. The eyes...
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    Thanks Ian What's the weather like in Canada ?...

    Thanks Ian

    What's the weather like in Canada ?

    Regards

    Keith
  13. Thread: Spalted bowls

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    Beautiful bowls Derek:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Beautiful bowls Derek:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Great job - looks fantastic:2tsup: Regards ...

    Great job - looks fantastic:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Excellent stuff Gus:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Excellent stuff Gus:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks for your excellent knowledge and feedback...

    Thanks for your excellent knowledge and feedback Kevin

    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks Derek. No I don't think so:U ...

    Thanks Derek.

    No I don't think so:U

    Regards

    Keith
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    Crunchie, Thanks for the top photos and your...

    Crunchie,

    Thanks for the top photos and your interest in my build.:2tsup:

    Best Regards

    Keith
  19. Thread: No Name Yet

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    Very skillful art work Derek:2tsup: Regards ...

    Very skillful art work Derek:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top Work :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Regards Keith

    Top Work :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have been working on the roof of the...

    Hi All,

    I have been working on the roof of the carriage.

    I tried to get some Modeller's Ply but no luck. Went to Bunnings and they can get a special order of 2.7mm ply BUT minimum order...
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    :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Don't know why it...

    :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Don't know why it submitted twice :?
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    :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:
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    Hi All, Finished the interior of the carriage....

    Hi All,

    Finished the interior of the carriage.

    Seats have now been permanently installed and the flooring fitted.

    Next step is the roofing.

    That will have to wait - off to the AFL...
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    Top mechanism there Gus. Very skilled...

    Top mechanism there Gus.

    Very skilled work:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top Work Gus Ingenious worm shaft :2tsup: I...

    Top Work Gus

    Ingenious worm shaft :2tsup:

    I love looking at your work and how you can get things to work

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Derek, Overall length of locomotive and...

    Hi Derek,

    Overall length of locomotive and carriage is 2.3 metres. (Cathie even made a comment yesterday "it's big")

    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks guys for all the tips - really appreciate...

    Thanks guys for all the tips - really appreciate them.

    Derek - I will get back to you in the morning with an overall length

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, It has been slow progress on the...

    Hi All,

    It has been slow progress on the carriage.

    I have done a total repaint of the carriage after filling the wall retaining countersunk head screws with body filler and re-sanding.

    I...
  30. Thread: Hi track Dozer

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    Top work Choof:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Look...

    Top work Choof:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Look forward to seeing your locomotive

    Regards

    Keith
  31. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Bruce, Your workmanship is always fantastic ...

    Bruce,

    Your workmanship is always fantastic

    Another top build:2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Well Done mate

    Regards
  32. Thread: Wool and Wood

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    Thanks Derek, Lots of detail there. I will put...

    Thanks Derek,

    Lots of detail there. I will put this into a file and have a real good look at it.

    Regards

    Keith
  33. Thread: New project

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    Great work :2tsup: Regards Keith

    Great work :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  34. Thread: Wool and Wood

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    Top stuff Derek Thanks for the photos of the...

    Top stuff Derek

    Thanks for the photos of the steam engines.

    Maybe a steam traction engine could be a future build for me :?

    Love the hat:2tsup:

    Regards
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    I hate sanding too but the outcome is generally...

    I hate sanding too but the outcome is generally worth the effort. Hope your back improves

    Regards

    Keith
  36. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Top work Bruce :2tsup: Regards Keith

    Top work Bruce :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  37. Thanks Peter Excellent Regards Keith

    Thanks Peter

    Excellent

    Regards

    Keith
  38. Peter The first link won't work for me - the...

    Peter

    The first link won't work for me - the second does

    Regards

    Keith
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    Looking forward to watching your skillful work on...

    Looking forward to watching your skillful work on this old beauty.:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  40. Thread: Hollow form

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    Top job as always Derek:2tsup: Regards Keith

    Top job as always Derek:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  41. Thread: Mining Truck

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    Another top looking build Bruce.:2tsup: ...

    Another top looking build Bruce.:2tsup:

    Looking forward to your next posts.

    Regards

    Keith
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    I might do a double up of both locos Regards ...

    I might do a double up of both locos

    Regards

    Keith
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    That is fantastic Bruce:2tsup: Regards Keith

    That is fantastic Bruce:2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    I have always said that I think the British have...

    I have always said that I think the British have always had the most beautiful looking steam locomotives and your link proves that point.
    I am still thinking of doing a diesel because then I would...
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    These are the 2 diesels I am looking at 453854...

    These are the 2 diesels I am looking at

    453854 453855

    Regards

    Keith
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    Derek, Thanks for your comments - in reality...

    Derek,

    Thanks for your comments - in reality Cathie loves me working on the locos and only gets a bit cranky when I need to put them somewhere.:U

    I am still thinking of a diesel loco as my next...
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    Hi Peter, No room in the backroom for a second...

    Hi Peter,

    No room in the backroom for a second carriage. Cathie would be most unkind:D

    Regards

    Keith
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    Top work:2tsup: Your partner will love it ...

    Top work:2tsup:

    Your partner will love it

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Over the past week and a bit I have...

    Hi All,

    Over the past week and a bit I have fully dismantled the carriage and carried out painting.

    The subframe is now complete.

    As I have done in previous locomotives - the cast iron /...
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    Bruce, Agree wholeheartedly with what Peter...

    Bruce,

    Agree wholeheartedly with what Peter wrote.

    A job well done under difficult circumstances.

    Up to your excellent workmanship standards :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Hope you are now well...
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