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by Hydrostatic Dazza
Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

"Hey Feathers, nice save on the 1.00mm holes for the pins, you nearly wrecked that centre finder by turning on the mill at 2500 RPM rather than 110 rpm you goose." "Preston, I am not a goose, I am a penguin this week!" "what ever you are this week Feathers, you are lucky management saved that expen...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

"What's he building in there? What the hell is he building in there? He has subscriptions to those magazines He never waves when he goes by" https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48893081498_950659a478_z.jpg It is the start of a cunning plan from Management. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/488930...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

"Shaun, management supplied this lump of LG2, they said make a smoke box door for the loco from this". "Where is Merv, has anyone seen Merv this morning ?

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by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Hey McGraw, management sure go through a decent load of tea each week. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48884836977_146b083628_z.jpg " Hey Preston, crikey old Wal thinks he is clever after warming up the Araldite that he used to hold the saddle to the smoke barrel for drilling and it all came ap...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Oct 12, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

... Yeah, it is nice to have the materials in stock and when I don't I order other sizes with what I need. I set up the tools for tomorrow in mind and so they are on hand. I sort of went to Town a few years ago when I finally set up the Red Room. It had to be a separate room from the bike workshop ...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

" Hey Shaun, I am not always confident management know what they doing out in their drawing office" https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48881835373_328c1c8599_z.jpg "Merv, I reckon this should work out " (Is not well known that Merv is Wallace's identical twin brother" https://live.staticflickr.com...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Mon Sep 30, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

I dont see any reason why you shouldn't achieve your dreams. The Beyer Garrett sounds interesting the only question is would you be able to reach the firebox, controls etc. when riding behind. One of the saddest things I have seen was a 5inch gauge Fairlie with a towel over the rear chimney because...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

I am rather in Awe or your machine work, you seem to be able to just set it up and go. Don Yeah, it is nice to have the materials in stock and when I don't I order other sizes with what I need. I set up the tools for tomorrow in mind and so they are on hand. I sort of went to Town a few years ago w...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Have you considered chemical blackening? All things will be considered, yes, for blackening for some parts. No idea of what colour this loco will be. I want to paint it myself and do some lining. I have few books on the subject, however at my current rate of progress is will be a few years till I g...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

tom_tom_go wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:09 am
Love the colouring of the copper, seems a shame to paint it.
Yes, it has a nice aesthetic, steam punkish comes to mind, which I don't mind.
The stage I fear most is "Painting" I detest painting.
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

In the frames https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48807470382_73e195d425_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48806975238_acd383d022_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48806975113_0dcf9b33f3_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48806974983_4ec0d9e254_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Saw and files https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48807472562_14d415d6ee_b.jpg 5/16" HSS rough out on the bench grinder, then a few passes on the cutter/grinder for a special boring bar https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48806976708_bbd7a431af_b.jpg \ https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/4880697655...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

tom_tom_go wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:25 pm
Beautiful soldering!
Thanks, it is what I do every week while making Llewellyn frames.
If the fit is good, all is clean, bring up the temperature slowly and all is evenly cooked , bingo
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Fri Sep 27, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

Red Room action last night, some progress on the smoke box after it was pickled in the Citric tub. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48804929111_a53acf98d5_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48805072397_5b4b609279_b.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48804928981_bfcfd8d649_b.jpg https...
by Hydrostatic Dazza
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Locomotives - Live Steam
Topic: Llewellyn Loco Works #1
Replies: 553
Views: 62588

Re: Llewellyn Loco Works #1

A trepanning type of cut. I originally ground this parting tool blade for use on the driving wheels. The pics would be here earlier in this thread. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48800850012_19af1a85d8_z.jpg https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48800703856_727158a67f_z.jpg https://live.staticfl...