CNW J class Mikado

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:47 pm

Hi All

I just received the cast steel pedestal binders.

Tim
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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:13 am

I assembled the frame for the Mikado. It is great progress.
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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Mon Apr 22, 2019 7:28 am

I have been making crank pins and nuts.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Wed May 15, 2019 7:51 am

Call the people in white coats. I have gone too far this time. The frame is held together with 1", 1-1/8", and 1-1/4" bolts on the Mikado. In 1.6 scale I decided to use #6 bolts for the 1" bolts and #8 bolts for the 1-1/4" bolts. What to do about the 1-1/8" bolts? 15/64" hex is not available. But 6mm is within 0.002". First problem solved. Come to find out that years ago #7 screws were used. Well I found a set of #7-36 taps and dies. 2nd problem solved. So I will have the 3 different sizes of bolts in the frame.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by Harold_V » Wed May 15, 2019 3:28 pm

Heh! I've been in the shop since 1957 and have never encountered a #7 screw. Well done!

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Fri May 24, 2019 1:38 pm

The waist sheets showed up today. I had to put them on to see how they fit.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Tue May 28, 2019 9:13 am

I have been working on the design of the Hancock H-N-L Inspirator. I am getting very close.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by Peter Crisler » Tue May 28, 2019 9:22 pm

With your CAD models, I saw it on a picture I have of 2908 straight across the left side. When I zoom up, I see the Inspirator. Let me know when you get it working. It really looks good.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Wed May 29, 2019 3:36 am

Peter

I have the installation drawing for the mount that was used on the Pacifics.

Tim
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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by Peter Crisler » Wed May 29, 2019 1:20 pm

FLtenwheeler wrote:
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Peter

I have the installation drawing for the mount that was used on the Pacifics.

Tim
Tim, is it in digital format?

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by FLtenwheeler » Wed May 29, 2019 5:19 pm

Hi Peter

It is in Solidworks 14. I have Shapeways plastic print coming.

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Re: CNW J class Mikado

Post by JBodenmann » Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:33 pm

Hello My Friends
That inspirator is the cat's meow! Actually, all your work is.
Jack

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