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    Hi All, I have been working on the tender...

    Hi All,

    I have been working on the tender bogies and sub frame. I am really happy how it is coming together. Because of my manufacturing method - I am going to have to dismantle the bogies and...
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    Loving the build already Bruce....

    Loving the build already Bruce. :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Looking forward to your next post.

    Regards

    Keith
  3. Thread: Old 99

    by Keith_1
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    Derek, The different timbers look spectacular...

    Derek,

    The different timbers look spectacular :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Continuing work on the tender bogies....

    Hi All,

    Continuing work on the tender bogies.

    The rear bogie has brakes on all wheels. The front bogie has no brakes - so it is easier.

    The brakes are held together by 6.3mm aluminium rod -...
  5. Thread: Tanked

    by Keith_1
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    Great job :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Well Done ...

    Great job :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Well Done

    Regards

    Keith
  6. Thread: Old 99

    by Keith_1
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    Making steady progress already Derek :2tsup: ...

    Making steady progress already Derek :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have completed the second bogie and...

    Hi All,

    I have completed the second bogie and then got onto the work of creating casting marks on the bearing covers. As suggested by Kevin (Handyjack) I have used my initials as the casting marks...
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    Thanks Kevin, Have already made the bearing...

    Thanks Kevin,

    Have already made the bearing covers but may look at a casting insignia. Top idea. Thanks

    Regards

    Keith
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    :iagree:
  10. Fantastic :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Regards ...

    Fantastic :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, I have been working on the first bogie...

    Hi All,

    I have been working on the first bogie for the tender.

    The axles were machined out of aluminium on my metal lathe. Unlike the locomotive which has the bearings on the inner side of the...
  12. You are a wheels expert Bruce. Top stuff ...

    You are a wheels expert Bruce.

    Top stuff :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  13. Thread: Little Loco

    by Keith_1
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    Great locomotive :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Regards...

    Great locomotive :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  14. Thread: Old 99

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    I'm next in line behind Bruce:2tsup:

    I'm next in line behind Bruce:2tsup:
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    Hi Derek, It's great to see you working again...

    Hi Derek,

    It's great to see you working again in this part of the Forum.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Started some work on the bogies for...

    Hi All,

    Started some work on the bogies for the tender. (Photo of prototype below)

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    The wheels were cut out of pine and then turned up on the wood lathe

    473523 473524 There are...
  17. Thread: Tractor Build

    by Keith_1
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    What a top looking tractor :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:...

    What a top looking tractor :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Well Done

    Regards

    Keith
  18. Looks great Bruce. Reminds me of my old work...

    Looks great Bruce.

    Reminds me of my old work days when we had lots of fork trucks moving around the plant.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Looks great Well Done :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: ...

    Looks great

    Well Done :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
  20. Great looking loco and carriages...

    Great looking loco and carriages :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Top Stuff

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Hope everyone is well. I have been...

    Hi All,

    Hope everyone is well.

    I have been working on the cabin of my locomotive. I have assembled and glued the cabin but is still removable from the locomotive. After I glued the joins, I...
  22. Top job Bruce :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: Regards...

    Top job Bruce :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:


    Regards

    Keith
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    A job very well done :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup: ...

    A job very well done :2tsup::2tsup::2tsup:

    Agree about being out in the shed. (Cathies is sure glad I have the shed)

    Keep Safe

    Regards

    Keith
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    WOW Gus - that is fantastic. What a...

    WOW Gus - that is fantastic.

    What a tremendous amount of work you have put in for a great outcome.

    You must be proud of yourself:2tsup:

    Top work mate

    Regards
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    CLAIMED Congratulations and thanks for donating the prize...

    Congratulations and thanks for donating the prize Neil

    Regards

    Keith
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    CLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Hi All, Hope everyone is well. I have been...

    Hi All,

    Hope everyone is well.

    I have been working on the interior of the cab, making valves and control components.

    I have nearly finished all the components and put them temporarily in...
  28. Thread: Feathered bowl

    by Keith_1
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    Top work as usual. Well Done Mate Regards ...

    Top work as usual.

    Well Done Mate

    Regards

    Keith
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    Really nice work Derek :2tsup: Regards Keith

    Really nice work Derek :2tsup:

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Gus, Hope you are well. Up to your high...

    Hi Gus,

    Hope you are well.

    Up to your high standard of workmanship.:2tsup:

    Really looking forward to your video.

    Take Care
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    Hi All, The last 3 days have been spent making...

    Hi All,

    The last 3 days have been spent making up valves, tees and pipework for external loco pipework. Had to make up extra valve handles which I had under estimated on how many I would need for...
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    Beautiful work Top job :2tsup: Regards ...

    Beautiful work

    Top job :2tsup:

    Regards

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

    Hi All,

    I have been working on some of the lubricating hardware for my locomotive.

    First, I made grease nipples to "lubricate" the bearings and slide components.
    The grease nipples were turned...
  34. What a top job you have done Peter. They look...

    What a top job you have done Peter.

    They look tremendous :2tsup:

    Congratulations

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Back to more important things - my...

    Hi All,

    Back to more important things - my loco.

    I have been working on the internal roof of the cabin. I have lined it with panelling. I cut pine 2mm thick with my table saw and the cut to the...
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    Hi All, A better indicator of my height. :U ...

    Hi All,

    A better indicator of my height. :U

    Me and my bowls rink from last season (Pemiers)

    (I wear a cap to protect from the sun - I don't have as much hair as Crowie)

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    I think the loco is bigger than you imagined :U...

    I think the loco is bigger than you imagined :U :2tsup:

    I am much taller than Cathie :D

    Regards

    Keith
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    :2tsup:

    :2tsup:
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    Peter Trevor always said that I was short :C...

    Peter

    Trevor always said that I was short :C

    This loco is 1/6th scale. Rocket was 1/6th scale. Stirling Single was 1/7th scale. D4 Tank loco was 1/7th scale. A good pickup by you:2tsup:

    I...
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    Ray Sorry, I do actually have a cap:D ...

    Ray

    Sorry, I do actually have a cap:D

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Here's a photo of me and my loco ...

    Hi All,

    Here's a photo of me and my loco

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    Regards

    Keith
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    Thanks Kevin, I might get Cathie to take a...

    Thanks Kevin,

    I might get Cathie to take a photo with me standing next to it. If you want a photo of me :D

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi All, Continuing work on the cabin of the...

    Hi All,

    Continuing work on the cabin of the locomotive.

    I have made it removable at this stage so I will be able to continue on the engineer controls inside the cabin.

    The windows and frames...
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    Hi All, I hope everyone has had a good and...

    Hi All,

    I hope everyone has had a good and safe Easter.

    I have been working on the cab of the loco. I have made up the front windows (frames and 3mm glass) and inserted in the front of the...
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    Looking forward to it Regards Keith

    Looking forward to it

    Regards

    Keith
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    Brass steam pressure gauge - thanks Ray:2tsup: ...

    Brass steam pressure gauge - thanks Ray:2tsup:

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    Have now started work on the cabin as well.

    Regards

    Keith
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    Hi Skeghead, Looking forward to your next...

    Hi Skeghead,

    Looking forward to your next post.

    I wont send a photo of me now

    I had trouble with my fibreglassing when I made my board. Looking forward to seeing you doing it. Are you going...
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    Thanks Ray, Yes you are right:2tsup: I will...

    Thanks Ray,

    Yes you are right:2tsup:

    I will have to rectify

    Thanks

    Regards
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    Hi All, Hope everyone is well. I have spent...

    Hi All,

    Hope everyone is well.

    I have spent a couple of days making up my main steam pressure gauge for inside the cabin. It took a number of goes before I got to what I was happy with.

    I...
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    Thanks for that Kevin, I will look at...

    Thanks for that Kevin,

    I will look at connecting my sight glass assembly when I have done the majority of the cabin controls and attach the firebox end to the boiler.

    Thanks again

    Be Safe
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