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Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 5:55 am
by EVGEN
Great job!

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2019 1:09 am
by JBodenmann
Hello My Friends
I have been enjoying the progress on the J. Your workmanship is superb, there is no better. The trailing truck fabrication was quite a puzzle. Cut, bend, weld on the dotted line, beautiful!
Jack

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:09 am
by Steamchris
Hey Jack,

thank you for the warm recognition.
Still a lot work to do on the truck, suspension, axle compensation and so on.
We carry on.

All the very best
Chris

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 4:36 pm
by Asteamhead
Hello steamchris,
You and your father as team did a very fine job, indeed!
Just one look to that type of trailer, when it will be finished after some more work. We are happy, both classes A and J hadn't their trailers been equiped with a brake :lol:
Carry on!
Asteamhead

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:45 pm
by NP317
Jewelry.
~RN

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:01 am
by Steamchris
Hi Guys,

a small Update on my J trailing truck.
The axleboxes are still under construction as you see.
Axelboxes made of bronze, also the timken covers they are casted. The axles will be mounted with 2 bearings on each side.
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The suspenions with equilizing levers is also ready, pictures later on.

All the best
Chris

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:40 am
by NP317
Such beautiful work!
~RN

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:29 pm
by Steamchris
Hello,

thank you RN.

some pictures of the Axelboxes and equalizer....

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All the best

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 11:44 am
by Steamchris
Hi Guys,

some more pictures about the new parts on our J.
The smokebox and stalk are under construction .
The running gear is almost ready, suspension works fine and also the axle compensation from axel 1 to the last one of the trailing truck.
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Best regards
Chris

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:07 pm
by NP317
Gorgeous work, as usual.
Thanks for sharing.
RN

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:13 pm
by Steamchris
Hi folks, after finally getting a CAD program I was able to make the J characteristic nose. I did not want to do the work of a sheet metal construction, so I opted for a CNC construction from scratch. To be able to soak the raw material on the mill, I had to prick a groove. Then it went to the processing of the back, here I had to make room for the smoke chamber door and an approach to the smoke chamber. Then I could stretch the part on the lathe and produce the sophisticated contour. The nose immediately adapted to the smoke chamber. The rear section is the support for the boiler cladding made of 1mm brass sheet metal.

Some Pictures....
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Kind Regards

Chris