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Author Topic: Another project a V 100 or better BR 212 of the German Federal Railways.  (Read 1385 times)
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« on: March 31, 2020, 02:29:49 PM »

Yes, I am working on a further project, a standard track locomotive in 1:22.5 scale.



The locomotive housing is printed in one piece in 3 D in China.

Of course, there are many accessories missing, from which I make everything that is not available.



Like this fan grille, for example.



Lamp rings.



Front window frame with panes.



Side window frames with inner frames and panes.

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« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2020, 04:37:41 PM »

A great project there Helmut.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2020, 05:07:50 PM »

Wow! I don't think I've seen such a large printed piece before.
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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2020, 10:08:54 PM »

I just knew you made the metal parts because they are so elegant. -- Russ
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« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2020, 02:29:15 AM »

This seems to be an interesting project. I look forward to the continuation.

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« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2020, 06:46:49 AM »

A good start Helmut.  Where will this locomotive go once completed?
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« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2020, 08:10:43 AM »

Thats´ one hell of a 3D-print!
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« Reply #7 on: April 05, 2020, 06:19:22 AM »

A good start Helmut.  Where will this locomotive go once completed?

Bill, I have a Spur II modular system, which is equipped with 3 rail tracks for 45 and 64 mm track gauge.










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« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2020, 06:35:17 AM »

Hier möchte ich die Fertigung der Lampenringe aus Aluminium zeigen.



Used for sample and glazed.



These lamp rings still need to be processed all after until they look like the pattern.

1. Remove adhesive residues and chips from milling.
2. Remove the ridge inside.
3. Remove the ridge from the outside.



Production of milled lamp rings from left to right.
So far, my milling machine has run for 10 minutes per lamp ring.
Unfortunately, aluminium milling only takes small steps and only with a lower feed.

After that, glue residues and chips must first be removed from the milling.

After that, deburring is made inside and the rest is removed outside.

Finally, the lamp ring is picked up again in the lathe and sanded and rounded on the outside.

While the set CNC machine is fortunately running without my presence, I have to change drills, sinkers and cutters and start the work steps. Finally, the manual rework then makes 2.5 minutes per lamp ring.



And this lamp ring is my favorite lamp ring, because this lamp ring is the last because now all lamp rings are ready.

We continue with the glass inserts and the reflector.
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« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2020, 02:12:06 PM »

Tedious and exacting work with outstanding results. -- Russ
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« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2020, 12:21:15 AM »

Why do you need so many of those lamp rings?
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« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2020, 02:25:09 AM »

Russ, yes, hard work with precision.

Ray, the construction of this model locomotive is a group action and I have agreed in the group to manufacture the parts for all 20 models.
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