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Toy Construction #137: Got the Funnel Fitted & the Domes Too

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Blog entry by htl posted 07-09-2017 12:01 AM 2216 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 136: Been working on the wheels #6 Part 137 of Toy Construction series Part 138: How do you catch a cow? »

As I’ve said before a slow go but it’s getting there.
Glued up the boiler, funnel, domes, cab and more.

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crowie

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#1 posted 07-09-2017 12:08 AM

Might be a little slow BUT it’ll soon be steaming down the tracks…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 07-09-2017 01:08 AM



Might be a little slow BUT it ll soon be steaming down the tracks...

- crowie


OUCH! Do we need to go ”tracking” again? Shirley there must be some left over from the last session!

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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htl

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#3 posted 07-09-2017 03:35 AM

Ducky if you remember this is a bigger train so, need I say more???

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LittleBlackDuck

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#4 posted 07-09-2017 05:02 AM


... a bigger train …

- htl

Here we go again…

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#5 posted 07-09-2017 05:21 AM

An impressive progress so far

and FWIW the metal tyres on the bogies are held on by a Jakobs Ring

-- Regards Robert

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#6 posted 07-09-2017 10:09 AM

lookin good

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 07-09-2017 11:22 AM

Looks good, perseverance will prevail in a job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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htl

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#8 posted 07-09-2017 01:42 PM

robcastle

metal tyres on the bogies are held on by a Jakobs Ring

Would you please translate this into english. LOL

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htl

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#9 posted 07-09-2017 01:44 PM

I did a google for jakobs ring and got-
Surely not!!! LOL

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htl

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#10 posted 07-09-2017 01:50 PM

Ducky here is the blog on the difference in size.
I’m going full plan size with this train, wish now I wasn’t but here we go.

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#11 posted 07-10-2017 06:32 AM

The bogies are callled Jakobs after the I guess inventor?

I assume they are expensive but I dont thnk you will see and sparklers unless its from Saudi Arabia !!

Technologies – Articulated trains (Jakob-type bogies)
www.railway-energy.org/static/ArticulatedtrainsJakobtype_bogies12.php
Whereas conventional stock consists of individual carriages resting on two bogies each, articulated trains consist of a fixed composition of coaches with consecutive cars resting on shared bogies. ... Whereas conventional stock consists of individual carriages resting on two bogies … hopefully it makes more sense to you than me.

-- Regards Robert

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