1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

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jeffsmith
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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by jeffsmith » Wed Aug 05, 2020 11:07 am

The top half will have 1/4" insulation behind it. The bottom half is for looks. A pattern was made for the tender steps by the person who started the K-36 project back in the mid 80s. I have the pattern for it. I have all the patterns for the K-36 in 1.5" scale and if anyone is interested in purchasing all the patterns, I would be willing to sell them.

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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by jeffsmith » Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:52 am

Been working on the sand dome for the K-36. The body is machined out of Aluminum and the base is stainless steel sheet. The small brass oblong shape is for the delivery pipes. This piece is what I was looking for the 000-120 hex head screws for. Well I couldn't find any so I cut down the head of some 00-90s. A bit of work but they look much better. The smaller heads I cut down to 1/16" hex. The brass odd shape is the original manual operated sanders which are not used anymore. They do make an interesting feature. I still need to mount these details to the sand dome.
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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by jeffsmith » Wed Oct 14, 2020 10:06 pm

I finished up the sand dome and have been working on the water column for the K-36.
Here are some photos of the progress.
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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by jcbrock » Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:53 am

Really nice, Jeff. I hope it makes the SCRR 50th.
John Brock

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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by JBodenmann » Sat Nov 21, 2020 11:13 am

Hello My Friends
I just noticed Jeff's water column and try cocks...Heavens to Betsy, ultra cool! Model building at it's finest.
Jack

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Re: 1.5" scale narrow gauge K-36

Post by jeffsmith » Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:04 pm

Thank you Jack for your kind words. Her are some photos of the #6 Distributor valve I've been working on. It will be located under the cab on the engineers side. It is quite the puzzle with many separate pieces soldered together.
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