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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #90 on: May 20, 2020, 04:44:59 PM »
....." an apparatus which permitted the admission of high-pressure steam to the front cylinders when starting and operating at speeds up to 12 mph."


Hey Bill.....maybe if Tom added some apparatus to the rear cylinders it could get up to 16 mph..... ;D
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #91 on: May 21, 2020, 03:46:47 PM »
Tom,
 Nice modeling sir !!!
Tommy


Tommy,

Thank you, much appreciate you stopping by for a look. This one has been a challenge and a lot of fun, sort of.  ???

Tom  ;D
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #92 on: May 21, 2020, 03:49:55 PM »
The C&O H-5 is coming along nicely.  I am sure it will haul 20+coal hoppers up the 1 percent grade of the Ovalix.  A fine job by the A&S master mechanic!  WOW Sound has a low single chime Southern RR whistle that will top off the sight and sound of this beautiful engine.  These engines were not retired until 1952.  That fits the A&S time frame of 1950-1951. 


Judge Bill,

Thank you for the support. With the added weight is should pull the 20+ up the Ovalix from Sandlando to Summit.

Tom ;D



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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #93 on: May 21, 2020, 03:53:03 PM »
....." an apparatus which permitted the admission of high-pressure steam to the front cylinders when starting and operating at speeds up to 12 mph."


Hey Bill.....maybe if Tom added some apparatus to the rear cylinders it could get up to 16 mph..... ;D


Greg,

I've already tested this hog and top speed is just about 25, which is slow. Due to the small drivers, it sounds like it's going Greg Speed. Any faster and the chuffing becomes just one long sputter.

Tom ;D
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #94 on: May 21, 2020, 04:05:23 PM »
Here's a little trick I use for the sound wiring. On this model I have three lights, head - cab and rear. The blue wire on the harness is the common/positive wire.

The three resistors are wired, one to each of the blue wires.

I cut a piece off the blue wire, divided it by three equal lengths, soldered them to the original wire and added heat shrink to protect the solder and to prevent a possible short.



NOTE: Yesterday I showed the resistors being soldered to the three colored wires. This is wrong! The  three resistors are soldered to the blue wires

I'll show some photos of the finished model tomorrow.
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #95 on: May 22, 2020, 03:41:59 PM »
Here are the final photos of the C&O H-5. I still need to add the final layer of coal and I noticed two small paint dings that I'll need to touch up.



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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #96 on: May 22, 2020, 03:44:15 PM »


The C&O caboose is brass, painted and decaled by me  a few years ago.

I do plan on adding lighted marker lights to the caboose.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #97 on: May 22, 2020, 03:44:54 PM »


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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #98 on: May 22, 2020, 03:45:44 PM »


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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #99 on: May 22, 2020, 03:47:40 PM »


This RTR C&O caboose is one the Judge ordered a few years ago. This wood side caboose is/was made by Atlas.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #100 on: May 22, 2020, 04:28:14 PM »
The paint job turned out just fantastic Tom.
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #101 on: May 22, 2020, 07:56:53 PM »
Beautiful work, Tom.

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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #102 on: May 22, 2020, 08:36:41 PM »
Beautiful!
Just freakin' beautiful!
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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #103 on: May 22, 2020, 09:19:37 PM »
Wow...amazing work!


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Re: C&O H-5 2-6-6-2 Articulated Painting
« Reply #104 on: May 22, 2020, 10:04:56 PM »
Absolutely fantabulous!
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