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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #60 on: September 14, 2017, 02:59:51 PM »
Wow, nice job!

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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #61 on: September 23, 2017, 12:16:54 AM »
Wow, nice job!







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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #62 on: September 23, 2017, 12:20:58 AM »
Hi all,
      Ok now the 1st 4-4-0 is completed.  I'm now on the 2nd 4-4-0 (this version is a flat black & pullman green version).  First thing I did was build up the wheels and frames just like the first build. No mysteries there.  Thanx Thom...

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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #63 on: September 23, 2017, 12:23:51 AM »
Next,
     I painted up the tender sides green and the top/bottoms flat black.  A custom backhead & basic details added.  Because of the lack of space in this cab, I suspect the cab crew with have to stand. 

Note: On this version to keep time spent limited, I omitted the removal of the factory solder blobs.  They are noticeable upon up close scrutiny.  During motion, not so much. Just thought I'd show what makes a difference to those keepin' score.   T...
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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #64 on: September 23, 2017, 12:29:21 AM »
Hi all,
        Next I finished off the custom decals and started work on installing the motor mount and gearbox.  Thanx Thom...

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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #65 on: September 23, 2017, 12:32:20 AM »
Hi those still remaining,
 
          Now with the motor/gearbox mounted, I moved to the side rod assembly and spring box and smokebox front.  Thanx Thom...

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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #66 on: September 23, 2017, 08:14:59 AM »

Thom,
I'm still here my friend. Excellent modeling and painting skills.


That is one beautiful piece of craftsmanship KPI! 

Tom ;D
If you hate plan A, you are certainly not going to like plan B!

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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #67 on: September 23, 2017, 09:02:58 AM »
Great work Thom..... 8)
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Re: Mystery Engine build???
« Reply #68 on: September 23, 2017, 04:30:44 PM »
Thanks "T",
                 Thanks "G",
                               I hope to have a neat couple finished pics and short video of these bad boys runnin'.                 Soon. :o
                                                                                                                                                                                           Thanx Thom...

 

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