Box of oily bits

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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by Garethh » Thu Oct 08, 2020 10:55 am

Finally got round to stripping a repainting the frames, they got taken back to bare metal, etch primed, a few coats of grey primer followed by matt black enamel. Decided to chemical blacken rather than paint the bolts and stretcher that will be visible as I figure paint will only interfere with the mating surfaces.
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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by Old Man Aaron » Thu Oct 15, 2020 7:39 am

Coming up nicely, that. It's always a relief when you finally reach the end of stripping away the oil and ratty paint. Better yet when freshly-painted bits go back together.
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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by Garethh » Thu Oct 15, 2020 4:40 pm

Thanks Aaron, I particularly hate the paint stripping bit! Bit more progress today, rolling chassis is back together and couldn’t resist a quick test fit of the body and smoke box to get and idea of what it’ll look like when I’m finished.
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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by Garethh » Thu Apr 29, 2021 10:39 am

Been a while but finally finished putting this back together, had some boiler issues that needed attending too...
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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by philipy » Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:30 am

That looks very smart, Gareth.

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Re: Box of oily bits

Post by Jimmyb » Thu Apr 29, 2021 11:52 am

That really is looking like something special :)

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