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by Mitch stack
Wed Feb 19, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: PDF Baldwin the Build so far
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: PDF Baldwin the Build so far

Hi Mitch. Loving to see how you get on with your Baldwin kit. It builds in to a lovely model. I bought mine at Christmas to go with a rake of slate wagons that i am also putting together. I only finished painting it at the weekend and ran it for the first time outside this morning after having run ...
by Mitch stack
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: PDF Baldwin the Build so far
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: PDF Baldwin the Build so far

the chassis is pretty easy to put together, just screws and washers mainly.
by Mitch stack
Tue Feb 18, 2020 7:01 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: PDF Baldwin the Build so far
Replies: 13
Views: 359

Re: PDF Baldwin the Build so far

Hi grant, the chassis is made out of laser cut steel, the project is currently on hold waiting for new axle bushes to come and a few electrical bits too
by Mitch stack
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: PDF Baldwin the Build so far
Replies: 13
Views: 359

PDF Baldwin the Build so far

Hi folks, i may have mentioned in my CCT thread that i was getting a baldwin kit in 45mm, well it showed up a month ago and here are some photos of it. 84656757_2682542255312424_8514885239707795456_n.jpg the mostly complete chassis 86970338_640693529807177_1037920632815222784_n.jpg mostly complete b...
by Mitch stack
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:25 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 197
Views: 23274

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Hi folks, a few bits and bobs have happened since i last posted!, #1 ive brought another Tipper , Found a bachmann tipper on ebay and i brought it and have converted it to centre buffer couplings, due to debut on Melbourne sparks eltham south electric tramway this coming weekend. #2 The baldwin has ...
by Mitch stack
Fri Jan 17, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 197
Views: 23274

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Indeed it is grant! Took about 6 months to level it enough that manual locos can go through it ok, been a pain to get it working but that’s the fun of Garden railways !, working in real conditions.
Mitch
by Mitch stack
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 197
Views: 23274

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Hi Andrew yes I did , here are a few photos for you. Also was looking through old editions of SMT last night and saw your previous West Kent line in there! Lovely photos in said article too.
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by Mitch stack
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 197
Views: 23274

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

Thanks Grant, the climax is getting a new Cylinder wheel at the moment but all is going well, hopefully will order the Baldwin by the end of the week too.

Mitch
by Mitch stack
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway
Replies: 197
Views: 23274

Re: The Cockatoo Creek Tramway

hey folks, been a while since i last updated on here but there is till things going on! #1 the extension has been opened since i last spoke and all went well we had about 9 locos attending! 80118172_851037575333729_2388181857310081024_o.jpg the yard at cockatoo. 79384691_851037488667071_806337417849...
by Mitch stack
Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:10 am
Forum: Railways & Layouts
Topic: The Leawarra Nayook Railway
Replies: 458
Views: 64331

Re: The Leawarra Nayook Railway

Nice weathering Grant, How did you build the Hunslet?

Mitch
by Mitch stack
Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: TVT - The Mule with No Name Part 2
Replies: 15
Views: 712

Re: TVT - The Mule with No Name Part 2

Seeing this making me even more Tempted to buy myself a Fowler ;) i have ordered one from essel and is due in July/August Next year Hopefully.

Mitch
by Mitch stack
Fri Dec 13, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Essel Engineering Fowler
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Essel Engineering Fowler

i was wondering what the Essel Fowlers are like hauling heavy loads? I have a Merlin Motor Mule which is the ancestor of the Essel Fowler, via the Friog Mini Mule. The drive arrangement is the same, with a Como geared motor and bevel final drive. Mine has a manual electronic speed control running o...
by Mitch stack
Sun Dec 08, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Bachmann Climax Battery Power Conversion.
Replies: 1
Views: 242

Bachmann Climax Battery Power Conversion.

Hi Folks, i have been given a Bachmann Climax with DCC and Sound and would it be Possible to convert it over to Battery Power/Radio Control in the loco without a Trailing truck?

Mitch
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by Mitch stack
Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Essel Engineering Fowler
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Re: Essel Engineering Fowler

Thanks Graeme , I will order a Fowler soon enough hopefully!.
How does manual control go on it?
Mitch
by Mitch stack
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Electric
Topic: Essel Engineering Fowler
Replies: 5
Views: 598

Essel Engineering Fowler

Hey folks, I have finally Started to look around for a diesel loco for my tramway and i was wondering what the Essel Fowlers are like hauling heavy loads?
Hopefully i can get one at some stage in the next few months.