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Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:53 pm

Been doing a bit of tinkering over the last couple of weeks, can you tell what it is yet?

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by philipy » Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:39 pm

It's obvious.. it's clearly a "push me - pull you" :lol: :lol:

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by Peter Butler » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:21 pm

Perhaps it would help if we had a view from the other end?
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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by ge_rik » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:51 pm

It's a single Fairlie loco looking back into a mirror.....

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by Andrew » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:52 pm

Judging by the livery, I'm going for a tamper or some other kind of track-fettling machine? Probably ought to have wasp-stripes on each end though?

Seriously, that's very impressive, especially the tapered boiler...

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by Trevor Thompson » Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:51 pm

You are all much cleverer than me with the humour!

Im not even going to try to compete.

But I am impressed.

I know how much effort went into it.

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:14 pm

Trevor Thompson wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 8:51 pm
You are all much cleverer than me with the humour!

Im not even going to try to compete.

But I am impressed.

I know how much effort went into it.

Trevor
I must confess, I was impressed with the humour too, top class :thumbup:

You are of course right, lots of work gone into this and much more to come. :shock:
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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Wed Feb 24, 2021 9:17 pm

Well, it's had a bit of a cab upgrade and it even has some wheels now, lol. :D

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:23 am

Another little upgrade, how this will all hang together once printed, well, I have no idea to be honest, lol :lol:


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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by ge_rik » Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:50 am

Opening spectacles as well! You are getting adept at TinkerCAD

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:23 pm

ge_rik wrote:
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Opening spectacles as well! You are getting adept at TinkerCAD

Rik
I try, but quite honestly I think you are way ahead of me with Tinkercad. I certainly have issues with doing the dome, I can get it to fit if I print it in pace as I can hide it in with the boiler wrapper. What I want to do is have it as a separate piece and that just isn't working at all. I would like the dome and then have it flare over the boiler for the same amount in each direction. I tried using a "P-Ring" adjusting the wave height, thickness etc etc, but it just won't work :( Something like the brass one below I found online, that flare is a nightmare to get in each direction. If anyone knows how, I would be eternally grateful. :thumbup:



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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by ge_rik » Thu Feb 25, 2021 1:13 pm

I've not perfected the flare yet. It's a bit of a compromise whichever way I try to do it.

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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by Peter Butler » Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:02 pm

I have no idea how any 3D work is done but I can show the PDF Models domes do have a flare, so it suggests there is a way.
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Also, if it helps, this is the way their kit is separated into sections ....
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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by -steves- » Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:07 pm

Peter Butler wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:02 pm
I have no idea how any 3D work is done but I can show the PDF Models domes do have a flare, so it suggests there is a way.


Also, if it helps, this is the way their kit is separated into sections ....
Hi Peter

Yes, that dome is exactly what I am after doing, I would imaging that it requires a better CAD program and a decent CAD person to make it :(

That is pretty much the may I have put mine together, give or take a few bits and bobs here and there, seemed the only logical way to do it :thumbup:
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Re: Can you tell what it is yet?

Post by SimonWood » Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:34 pm

ge_rik wrote:
Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:50 am
Opening spectacles as well! You are getting adept at TinkerCAD

Rik
Absolutely staggering what you are both capable of getting TinkerCAD to do. Fascinated to see how this beautiful drawing will translate into a real-world print, the detail is wonderful.

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