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by 45609
Sat Jul 26, 2008 5:26 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Rotary Valve Gear Crab
Replies: 13
Views: 5682

Re: Rotary Valve Gear Crab

Thanks Howard. Just hoping posting it on here will encourage me to make some progress with it. Has been in this state for nearly a year.... :oops: Below are a couple of pictures that hopefully explain what a torque reaction tab is. I suppose it could also be called a torque reaction bar but in this ...
by 45609
Wed Jul 23, 2008 3:29 pm
Forum: Railmotors, Railcars and Multiple Units
Topic: ex-SR Hampshire Unit (2H)
Replies: 3
Views: 3696

Re: ex-SR Hampshire Unit (2H)

Hi Dave, I have recently put Kaydees onto a rake of Bachmann Mk1s. Ted Scannell of the CLAG gave me some useful advice after I had looked at their webpage. http://www.clag.org.uk/kaydees-mk1.html For my installation I used #711 Kaydees although #714 will also do as the only difference is the length ...
by 45609
Mon Jul 21, 2008 9:30 pm
Forum: Semaphore Signals
Topic: Midland Bracket Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 4800

Re: Midland Bracket Signal

Hi Allan,

Thanks for the kind words. Having seen the signals on Burntisland first hand I was very impressed with all the lattice work. Your experimentation on illumination sounds interesting. I will be trying it on the next signals I build.

Cheers....Morgan
by 45609
Mon Jul 21, 2008 8:05 pm
Forum: Semaphore Signals
Topic: Midland Bracket Signal
Replies: 3
Views: 4800

Midland Bracket Signal

I thought some might be interested in the construction of Brinkley's Down Home bracket. P1030428.JPG The posts are made from real timber. The wood used was purchased from an aero modelling shop. I believe it is lime. It was perfect for the job as it is, strong, light in colour and has a nice fine gr...
by 45609
Mon Jul 21, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: Steam Locomotives
Topic: Rotary Valve Gear Crab
Replies: 13
Views: 5682

Rotary Valve Gear Crab

Here are a few pictures from my workbench. Apologies to those that may have already seen these on RMweb. Although progress has been slow, most of this work was done over a year ago, the locomotive will eventually become 42825 as it would have appeared circa 1954 with original Lentz valve gear and sp...

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