Finished - sort of

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southwestern737
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Finished - sort of

Post by southwestern737 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:35 pm

After 10 years I finally finished my heavy Mikado today, sort of, still need to letter it, time it, and finish the tender. I know the pictures are upside down, no idea why, no time to fix.
Brent
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John Evans
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by John Evans » Thu Aug 30, 2018 4:40 pm

Very nice !!
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hoppercar
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by hoppercar » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:11 pm

Wow, nice...I'm not far behind you....mine will be finished by the end of the year

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Raj S
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by Raj S » Thu Aug 30, 2018 5:19 pm

Great to see a new steamer come on line. Agree very nice!

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Builder01
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by Builder01 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:30 pm

Photos look okay to me.
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amadlinger
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by amadlinger » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:19 am

Hi Brent,

Looking great!! What type of paint did you use?

Sincerely,
Adam

southwestern737
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by southwestern737 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:05 am

Adam, I have built three steam engines and have painted all of them with Rust-oleum rattle cans, the paint has held up very well on all of them and touch up paint can be bought anywhere. The one exception is the smoke box, I use VHT header paint from the auto parts store.
Brent

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Fred_V
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by Fred_V » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:38 am

Nice shop too.
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Bill C
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by Bill C » Fri Aug 31, 2018 6:29 pm

Hi Brent, that is a beautiful locomotive ! Is it a coal burner or propane?

Bill C.

southwestern737
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by southwestern737 » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:49 pm

Bill, it is a oil burner. I have two coal burners but getting tired of trying to find coal.
Brent

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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by Ironflyer » Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:56 pm

Outstanding! Nice looking ride!!
Congratulations!

KarlKobel
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Re: Finished - sort of

Post by KarlKobel » Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:21 pm

Great work.

Mine has been running for 3 years (coal).
I'm in the process or providing more clearance in the trucks (they were too tight).

Karl

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BTW - it's kinda out of date. More work on the loco than the web page.

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