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Offline Marinus

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Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« on: May 18, 2013, 12:39:17 PM »
 
Hi all
The past 12 months I've been busy building a modified version of Martin Evans' "William" scaled down from 3-1/2" to 1" gauge. Hope the photos will explain, as I'm strugling with photobucket right now. All pics attached to this post the boiler.
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2013, 12:43:21 PM »
more pics :old:
1: Smokebox door
2: Smokebox door hnges attached
3: Etched number plate
4: Smokebox
5&6: Safety valve
7: Clack valve
8: Frames and smokebox
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 07:32:27 AM by MK »
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2013, 12:46:39 PM »
More :old: 
1-6: Cylinders
7 &8: Valve liners
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 07:26:00 AM by MK »
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2013, 01:20:35 PM »
They are a nice little engine, a couple of people in our club have built them. Thanks for showing, looks like you've been busy!  :ThumbsUp:

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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2013, 01:58:50 PM »
Thank you ^-^
More pics :old:
1: Superheater
2&3: Dome
4: Chimney
5: Boiler backhead
6: Cab
7: Cab in relation to boiler
8: Valve gear
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 07:28:15 AM by MK »
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2013, 02:03:14 PM »
more :old:
1:Axles and axleboxes
2: Water gauge fitting to boiler
3: Water gauge fitting
4: Water gauge bush
5: Back of cab and boiler
6: All the bits together
7: Closeup of cylinder and axleboxes
« Last Edit: May 31, 2013, 07:30:17 AM by MK »
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2013, 04:33:05 PM »
Very nice work.  :ThumbsUp:

Have you done any mods other than dividing the plans by 2?

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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2013, 04:37:07 PM »
Thanx :D  The thing is that I don't have any plans to work from just photos. And the boiler, frames, chimney,dome and cad has been modified to give it that narrow gauge look.
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2013, 11:43:08 AM »
Pretty amazing. And just from photos!
Just one suggestion...A little text to describe what the various parts are would be helpful.
Looking very much forward to more.
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #9 on: May 31, 2013, 07:23:06 AM »
Right ;D 
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #10 on: May 31, 2013, 11:00:14 AM »
You are coming right along Marinus. Thanks for the update and pictures!!

Bill

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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #11 on: May 31, 2013, 11:45:41 AM »
.Have I missed something.
Approx 2 months ago I was in foremed by admin that my write up on my B1 loco was inappropriate for this site as there plenty off other sites. That this was an engine build only site.So could some one tell me what the difference is between a Springbok and a William loco.
RGDS GARY

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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2013, 12:37:02 PM »
.Have I missed something.
Approx 2 months ago I was in foremed by admin that my write up on my B1 loco was inappropriate for this site as there plenty off other sites. That this was an engine build only site.So could some one tell me what the difference is between a Springbok and a William loco.
RGDS GARY

I don't know why, but live steam refers to a model steam locomotive :old:
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Re: Scratch Building "William" 2-6-2 tanker in Gauge 1
« Reply #13 on: May 31, 2013, 03:23:29 PM »
Gary, the site policy is not to allow Locomotive builds. You will recall that at the time John explained it to you:

Unfortunately Gary,

A while ago, the Admin on this site decided to not let builds of locomotives go ahead on here as it was thought that there are enough loco building sites on the interweb that they can be posted on and we didn't want to stray very far from our commitment to model engines.

We allowed ones that were already in motion to continue because they were not starting from the very beginning. The same goes for model boats and aircraft, it is OK to show the engine builds that goes into them, but not the rest that goes with it, unless it is a very abridged post with only a few photos, with no construction details.

John

What MK is doing here is in line with that policy  :ThumbsUp:. He is providing a very abridged post with a few photo's of his excellent model of William, but he is not going into all the machining details that we encourage for the construction of model engines.

Jo
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