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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby Ozrail » Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:21 pm

The problem is the steam loco's side casings, because it's slants the top is more narrow than the base.
I could have made the loco with straight sides (and it almost does already) but I do want to try and preserve some of the shape.
Also if there was a way to shorten the motor unit by about 10mm, I can make the loco it's correct length.

The motor currently fits just behind the smokebox and the roughly where the cab controls would be.

Anyway the loco is now painted. :)
But man those lines were hard to get right, even when using tape.
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby dkightley » Sat Feb 22, 2014 12:48 am

Once I get my desktop up and running again (the motherboard cooked!) I'm intending to spend some time looking at getting my Makerbot printing at higher resolutions.

I have an idea for getting thinner power unit profiles. I'll have to see if its possible to print the basic idea first before looker at a detailed design.
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby Ozrail » Sat Feb 22, 2014 2:00 pm

working Large driving wheels would also be a plus.
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby Ozrail » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:56 am

Hi everyone,

No exciting news to report sorry.
Been distracted with work and other projects in different gauges.
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Anyway I thought of a cheap solution to the lack of driving wheels.

And that is attach paper ones, I actually forgot I had these, they were originally from a A4 pacific paper cut-out that never worked.
I also added a few more details in forms of dots and lines.

Might think about releasing this soon, sadly it still requires Eishindo wheels for the tender.
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby Ozrail » Thu Mar 20, 2014 8:47 am

The Merchant Navy is now available for purchase.
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby grahame » Sun Dec 28, 2014 2:43 pm

Ozrail wrote:Anyway I've attached some picture of it connected to a rack of MK1 coaches, ........
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I'm about to create some Mk1 coaches using the vinyl overlays that you would have used. Any tips to making an excellent job of this..as you clearly have done? :D
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby Ozrail » Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:06 am

My Mk1 Coach Vinyls came from Tgauge.com when they were still selling them.
hope they bring them back, because I thought they were great. :-)
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Re: Steam outline experiment

Postby dkightley » Wed Dec 31, 2014 2:18 am

I might be pursuaded to make some 3D printed items available again.......

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