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Sternwheel engines

Started by Les Tindall, July 04, 2021, 07:22:26 AM

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Barney

Looking good Les and to the others I only supplied Les with the basic white metal kit for the winch - Les is the one who worked his magic on it and converted it int a convincing piece of used machinery !!
Barney
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Les Tindall

It's been quite a while since I last posted progress on the sternwheeler work boat. Now building the Ruston grab dredger at the bow. It in styrene though the two big gears I had 3d printed, the smaller gear is from the scrap box. There are other gears beneath the works which are those cheap plastic ones from China (200 for around £3!) that always come in handy. Currently working on the pipe work for the boiler.
Les   

Bill Gill

Les, Glad you dredged this project back into action. It's looking very believable.

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Rail and Tie

Beautiful work all the way around!
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Barney

Looking Good and nearly there
Barney
Never Let someone who has done nothing tell you how to do anything
Stuart McPherson

Carlo

Hi, Les - Love the sternwheeler. Can you send a link to those cheap Chinese gear sets? I need some clutter!   Carlo

Les Tindall

Hi Carlo, I just went on eBay, there's dozens of sellers for the gears.
Les