Alan Keef steam outline

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Alan Keef steam outline

Postby penrose » Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:46 am

Another locomotive produced by rapid prototyping, to go with the loco/carriages here.

This is a 1:29 scale model of the steam outline diesel built by Alan Keef for the Hastings Miniature Railway. It's designed to fit onto the Bachmann Plymouth chassis - I know the Farish 08 chassis would be more appropriate as it has coupling rods but the Plymouth is much cheaper! :lol:


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Postby Steve Bennett » Sat Jul 09, 2011 10:16 am

Oooh, thats nice Charles.
Probably a good choice to go with the Bachmann chassis, as the Farish is far too short, I have tried it against the drawings of Sweet Pea. Wheelbase for Sweet pea is 3' 4" and in 1/24th, the Farish 08 only works out to 2' overall wheelbase. I plan on using it for a Roanoke tender loco instead, even though it is an 0-6-0 :lol:
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Postby Glen A » Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:00 pm

Wow, your rapid prototyping is going well. You will have an extensive fleet in no-time.
Can rapid prototyping build a layout just as quick? :roll: :lol:

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Re: Alan Keef steam outline

Postby Igor » Mon Apr 02, 2012 9:11 pm

penrose wrote:I know the Farish 08 chassis would be more appropriate as it has coupling rods.

Some of the similar locos at Wells Harbour Railway and others don't have coupling rods.

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Re: Alan Keef steam outline

Postby Gerry Bullock » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:27 am

Igor wrote:Some of the similar locos at Wells Harbour Railway ------- don't have coupling rods.

News to me, take a look at their website and my photos elsewhere. :roll:
So little time, so many ideas!!!!! GerryB.

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Postby Colin Peake » Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:56 am

I think the one at Hastings may well have lost it's rods in a rebuild (and is having an even more drastic one now!), not aware that the Wells ones have...

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