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by Ron Knepp
Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:02 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Edwardian Battery Loco
Replies: 6
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Re: Edwardian Battery Loco

Attached are a couple of photos of the various parts. The drive is a 12 volt gear reduction motor driving a cogged drive belt. The power block will be easy to remove for repairs or adjustments. Earlier I had placed too many rivets in the frame unit and I patched the holes with car body filler. Paint...
by Ron Knepp
Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:23 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Edwardian Battery Loco
Replies: 6
Views: 1192

Re: Edwardian Battery Loco

I did not get a chance to get more photo today,maybe tomrrow. The baseplate measures 8 inches by 18 inches and the track gauge is 3 1/2 inches.
I used this gauge since it is used by the live steamers. The plan is to use .332 rail.

Ron Knepp
by Ron Knepp
Mon Nov 21, 2016 2:17 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Edwardian Battery Loco
Replies: 6
Views: 1192

Edwardian Battery Loco

Hi all, I thought that I would post my latest project here to see if there is any interest. Si Harris published a rough drawing on 7/8th site at ( http://www.7-8ths.info/index.php?topic=1183.0 ) of a freelance Edwardian Battery Loco. I have been building small projects in 2 inch scale and thought th...
by Ron Knepp
Sat Nov 05, 2016 8:01 pm
Forum: Size doesn't matter
Topic: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale
Replies: 14
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Re: Smallbrook Super Nellie in 1/6-1/8 scale

Hello all, I have been building in 1/6 scale for several years. Most of my projects have been inspired by Si Harris (Modelearth). If you keep the prototypes small it has worked out well and are great for scratchbuilding. A one point I posted a good deal on Ferds 7/8th site until I found that only pe...

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