Saturday, October 16, 2010

hi all, i have been doing some drawings lately. I have found some better motors and gears. This will improve running.
there both 12v and allow room for a flywheel. The garratt drawing is new, it is based on the NA mech parameters. As there is starting to be more wheels here i am tempted to get them made outside by an engineering firm. The garrets drawing is not finished, but most of the overall structure is done.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

hi all, more pics. this is the first coat of paint. is just so i can put the glazing in and glue on the roof.

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

hi all, a few more images. its starting to look like a NA now. the chimney was turned on my lathe,
as was the air compressor. handrails and pipes are various sizes of brass wire. the filler caps (i think there filler caps? ) are heads of pins.

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

hi all, well i had a go at casting the boiler/side tanks. they turned out quite good. plenty of weight. the truck is a model tt truck, it is by micron art,

Sunday, February 14, 2010

hi all, been a while i know. here are a few recent pics. the new boiler section i have made is out of styrene. i will reproduce this in whitemetal. two reasons for this. i need the weight and i have multiple NA's on the go. so i only have to make one master.