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 Forum: Makers, Allocations, Dates and other Miscellaneous   Topic: How Did We Let Them Go?

 Post subject: Re: How Did We Let Them Go?
Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 11:45 

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i guess ownership is a factor. A chap from Rutlands railway museam was telling me not so long ago about the problem with one of their cranes. The short story was they had no money or plans to restore it but despite trying they could not "give it away". they could not sell it privately or s...

 Forum: Introduce Yourself   Topic: Alex Chamberlain - the newbie

Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 12:02 

Replies: 4
Views: 8512


Hi guys!! though i would add a couple of lines here just to put into context my crane obsession!! a few years ago my son, 3 at the time, received a 00 gauge Hornby 75 Ton crane as a birthday present. Now as 0 Guage fan is started to think that this would be great as a scratch build project. first i ...

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 0 Gauge Brass kit

 Post subject: MP3 - 0 Gauge Brass kit
Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 12:05 

Replies: 14
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I started to design this several years ago, unfortunately, its taken longer that expected and but is becoming more detailed as a result!!..

pictures to be attached.

Cheers

Alex

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 5" Gauge live steam

 Post subject: MP3 - 5" Gauge live steam
Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 12:08 

Replies: 20
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So, having purchased a lathe for the 0 gauge version I decided that I need a milling machine and bigger lathe. Then I found out about laser cutting!! So before I knew it, the 5" MP3 crane project had begun. This is expected to take years!!

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 5" Gauge live steam

Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 12:18 

Replies: 20
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the jib

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 0 Gauge Brass kit

 Post subject: Re: MP3 - 0 Gauge Brass kit
Posted: 05 Jan 2011, 13:09 

Replies: 14
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some pic to get it started!

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 5" Gauge live steam

Posted: 06 Jan 2011, 13:49 

Replies: 20
Views: 41650


the impact should be minimum on the 0 gauge, work can be very bitty on both of them. once a design is ready for processing it can be a couple of months before parts are back in my hands!! also the 5" one is a summer job, it to cold in the garage to rivet at the moment!! as for laser cutting, Ma...

 Forum: Introduce Yourself   Topic: Alex Chamberlain - the newbie

Posted: 06 Jan 2011, 13:59 

Replies: 4
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Ah, two very handsome looking fellows! ;)

A warning to others is required here. David and my dad are very good at playing the "we are too old" card. the head first experience was quickly followed by the shimmy under and climb up inside it request!!

Ok yes i did enjoy it!!

 Forum: Introduce Yourself   Topic: My Autobiography (almost!)

Posted: 06 Jan 2011, 14:10 

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think we need picture here..

 Forum: Breakdown Crane Modelling   Topic: MP3 - 5" Gauge live steam

Posted: 27 Jan 2011, 23:41 

Replies: 20
Views: 41650


Indeed, but i dread to think what it will weigh!! moving it will be interesting...
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