BMT - Logbook April 2007

This article was published Apr 01, 2007.

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this month I have continued on the coal wagon series.


BMT Coal Wagon, Second series, part 2

4638 -- more assembly
4638 -- more assembly
4640 -- For fun tested with 4 axles.. almost like a loco tender..
4640 -- For fun tested with 4 axles.. almost like a loco tender..
4651 -- almost done, started the tedious work of cutting of brass nails as wagon bolts for the posts
4651 -- almost done, started the tedious work of cutting of brass nails as wagon bolts for the posts
4663 -- Finished, hurray!!
4663 -- Finished, hurray!!
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4675

Switching Business...

Historical moment, this is my first switch made ever! Hopefully it will work also...

Pict 4681 -- Before I started making jigs n templates, I wanted to feel how it were to make one from scratch right off.
Pict 4681 -- Before I started making jigs n templates, I wanted to feel how it were to make one from scratch right off.
Pict 4685 -- Std gauge rail spikes are good as weights while soldering
Pict 4685 -- Std gauge rail spikes are good as weights while soldering
Pict 4689 -- frog finished
Pict 4689 -- frog finished
Pict 4707 -- test fitting
Pict 4707 -- test fitting
Pict 4853 -- Almost done, now only the point lever needs to be done.
Pict 4853 -- Almost done, now only the point lever needs to be done.
Pict 4857
Pict 4857

Simplex 10hp. (Baby Sim)

Finally my red little baby did arrive from Simply78! This is my first loco for this scale, nice to have a RTR model for a change (ReadyToRun). I have ordered several motor-chassis from them also, so there will be home-built creations to.

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4728
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4744
4748 -- Surgery done, time for paint.
4748 -- Surgery done, time for paint.
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