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  • #91
    Weirdly enough, I posted these photos this morning and now they are gone along with the reply that was made...

    Well, in any case fast forward and done!





    On to the next project box!
    In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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    • #92
      Next box of goodies in the queue that claim to be a MoW car waiting to be built.....



      Lots of wood, a nice brass K brake casting, some nice brass steps, and other "stuff".

      It's no wonder I can't find 1/2 of the parts and supplies I know I have - they're all spread out and inside the stack of project boxes! :erm:
      In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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      • #93
        Yep. I recently rediscovered some 'lost' wheelsets that I KNEW I had purchased, and I had - and then promptly divvied them out into the kits I thought I'd be using them in. No doubt I will, but in the mean time I had other plans for them so I ended up robbing Peter to pay Paul, even though I had given Peter the goods to begin with!

        Looking forward to see what this box of goodies becomes.

        Galen
        My Train Blog: http://ocalicreek.blogspot.com/

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        • #94
          Slow going on this one since there too many other projects in the way, but some progress. Basic underbody framing and train line installed

          Got the roof overhand ends are settled out as well. Bit of 4x6 card glued on top and individual boards glued underside of that - quite stiff and strong. Just trim to what's needed and done.





          Rough out the sides and ends next and maybe more on the underbody.
          In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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          • #95
            Sides and ends roughed out and with mounting bits glued into place.

            Started in on adding the underbody bits...




            In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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            • #96
              Looks good. Martin. I’m working on figuring out what it will look like.

              Mike
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              Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin

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              • #97
                quote:


                Originally posted by Michael Hohn


                Looks good. Martin. I’m working on figuring out what it will look like.



                Mike,

                I frequently don't know what it's going to look like until it's done,

                The lack of constraint is where I have the most fun!
                In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                • #98
                  A part here. A part there. But if you’re not careful you will be yelling “It’s alive!!”
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                  Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced. James Baldwin

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                  • #99
                    quote:


                    Originally posted by Michael Hohn


                    A part here. A part there. But if you’re not careful you will be yelling “It’s alive!!”


                    I have found that if I change the poles from plus to minus and from minus to plus that I am capable of bestowing animation upon lifeless matter....

                    Moving on......got the doors and windows set into the ends and sides all slightly modified, cut apart and reassembled and bits added here and there...


                    In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                    • Got the end railing installed a bit of sheet lead for a little weight.


                      In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                      • Underbody installed - truss are not up on the queen posts yet...


                        In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                        • No turnbuckles on the truss rods? (Seems to me that by the 1880s, turnbuckles were pretty much standard practice.)

                          dave
                          Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)

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                            Originally posted by deemery


                            No turnbuckles on the truss rods? (Seems to me that by the 1880s, turnbuckles were pretty much standard practice.)



                            Look again, Dave. They are there on each truss rod, Look for the familiar Tichy rust red color bits. The truss rods just are not up in place and so the turnbuckles are also not quite in place yet and are off center.
                            In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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                            • quote:


                              Originally posted by mwbpequod


                              quote:


                              Originally posted by deemery


                              No turnbuckles on the truss rods? (Seems to me that by the 1880s, turnbuckles were pretty much standard practice.)



                              Look again, Dave. They are there on each truss rod, Look for the familiar Tichy rust red color bits. The truss rods just are not up in place and so the turnbuckles are also not quite in place yet and are off center.


                              Boy, they are HARD to see!

                              dave
                              Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)

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                              • Just for you, Dave...


                                In a time like ours seemings and portents signify. Ours is a generation when dogs howl and the skin crawls on the skull with its beast's foreboding.

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