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by 11thHour
Mon Jul 15, 2019 2:34 am
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Bandsaw up to cutting metal?
Replies: 7
Views: 338

Re: Bandsaw up to cutting metal?

The recommended bandsaw cutting speed for most metals is less than 100 meters per minute. Your bandsaw appears to be rated at (typically for wood) 1450 meters per minute. I think cutting metal at wood speeds is a big ask for any blade. That said I have cut aluminium and brass in thin section on my w...
by 11thHour
Mon Feb 11, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: OVERHAULING A CRACKER>
Replies: 2
Views: 385

Re: OVERHAULING A CRACKER>

Really enjoyed that Tony. Interesting content- well constructed.
by 11thHour
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:25 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: "Garden Rail" 1994 Ross Harrison's 16mm Hunslet (Lilla)
Replies: 38
Views: 2663

Re: "Garden Rail" 1994 Ross Harrison's 16mm Hunslet (Lilla)

Not really comparable I know, but this 45mm gauge by Julius de Waal shows how much more room is available in slip eccentric.

http://modelengineeringwebsite.com/Huns ... ister.html

Tim
by 11thHour
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Smokey Sophie - A Roundhouse/Riverdale Amy coal fire build
Replies: 178
Views: 50755

Re: Smokey Sophie - A Roundhouse/Riverdale Amy coal fire build

Do you leave the exhaust valve slightly cracked all the time? Tim
by 11thHour
Sat Nov 24, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Smokey Sophie - A Roundhouse/Riverdale Amy coal fire build
Replies: 178
Views: 50755

Re: Smokey Sophie - A Roundhouse/Riverdale Amy coal fire build

Good solution, nicely executed. Keen to see results of steam tests
by 11thHour
Sun Oct 21, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: General Garden Railways
Topic: Mild steel bodywork
Replies: 23
Views: 2392

Re: Mild steel bodywork

I am not against the idea in principle.
One of the advantages of etching is the ability to half etch fold lines, makes getting things square much easier.

Tim
by 11thHour
Thu Sep 20, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: D J B Taleisin
Replies: 7
Views: 927

Re: D J B Taleisin

Pity it such a difficult project, a great start but so much more needed.
I love the project but in all honesty it’s beyond my ability. My wife says I have a whole pond of lame ducks.
Tim
by 11thHour
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Meths burner
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Meths burner

Dave,

Let the metal bashing begin!
Look forward to your conclusions

Tim
by 11thHour
Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:11 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Meths burner
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Meths burner

Hi Dave,
The modern Far East ‘Trangia style’ rip-offs are all wider than 70mm which may prove a challenge. Without a remote feed most of them hold appropriately 100ml of fuel which they claim to give 20 - 30 mins burning time.
Tim
by 11thHour
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Meths burner
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Meths burner

The other problem may be that these are now colectors items with attendant price tag.
by 11thHour
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Meths burner
Replies: 8
Views: 970

Re: Meths burner

Hi Dave, It’s a good idea. For a pot boiler you probably need 65mm from the bottom of the burner to the boiler? If you use a fire box and tubes you need the complication of a blower.? Could prove more applicable to 7/8ths than 16mm? Not trying to be negative, just trying to promote some discussion b...
by 11thHour
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Help & Advice
Topic: Roundhouse cranks
Replies: 3
Views: 612

Re: Roundhouse cranks

Hi graff,
Belt & braces approach is always good, just make certain you use the right type of loctite!
Tim
by 11thHour
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 424
Views: 43649

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

I actually contacted the Down Under Rectus supplier on Friday and they have forwarded me the relevant catalogue pages and I am yet to study them. I think these Rectus couplngs are the way to go. Hi Dazza, I am going to explore pneumatic quick connects. Cheaper and smaller ( you only need one fittin...
by 11thHour
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:55 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 424
Views: 43649

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

well done Daz,

Mech dosen't seem to have any binds or hesitation.
Even I feel relieved,on to steam!

Tim
by 11thHour
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Rolling Stock
Topic: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock
Replies: 353
Views: 68298

Re: (WH)WHR Rolling Stock

JMORG wrote:
Thu Jul 05, 2018 10:26 am
The Gloucester works photo below is from the FR ibase archive.
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Love Gloucester's makeshift 1'11" track!

Tim