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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #30 on: October 11, 2014, 05:38:06 AM »
 Hi Ed, that is a very interesting project. I have found the time to look for some more Information about this train  in the net. Here in Europe it is not so well known. I will following along.
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Achim

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #31 on: October 14, 2014, 02:23:10 PM »
The wheels and axles are installed.It keeps getting bigger.Looking like something now.Sorry photo's aren't too good,flash on auto sometimes don't work well.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #32 on: October 23, 2014, 02:03:02 PM »
The wheel cranks are finished. The jig in the magazine is a very good idea. Even tho I have a rotor table I used the jig to make the parts. The jig is wearth the price of the magazine.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #33 on: October 23, 2014, 05:20:43 PM »
Looking good Ed!  You are making slow but steady progress, wish I could say the same on my current project.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #34 on: November 13, 2014, 02:26:50 PM »
1/4ing the wheels.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #35 on: November 13, 2014, 02:28:05 PM »
A lot of steps and time to make these small parts. Now just waiting on the next Live Steam magazine to make the next parts.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #36 on: November 13, 2014, 03:45:32 PM »
Nice to see some progress Ed. I hope the next Live Steam has lots to keep you busy too :)

Bill

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #37 on: January 20, 2015, 04:22:37 PM »
The parts for the pump. Just need to to drill the small holes in the pins then put the pump together.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #38 on: January 20, 2015, 04:34:17 PM »
Happy to see you back on this one  :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp: Still following along.
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Roger

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #39 on: January 20, 2015, 04:50:07 PM »
Nice work Ed.  Did you blacken them yourself?

Bill

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #40 on: January 21, 2015, 01:55:09 PM »
I painted the parts, not good idea have to scrape the paint off the cylinder to make it fit the cyl.

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Re: Tom Thumb Steam Engine
« Reply #41 on: March 05, 2015, 02:37:43 PM »
The parts from this mouths mag and the pump is put together. Now need to wait till May's mag for more plans.