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 Posted: Thu Nov 14th, 2013 11:02 am
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The Shop Crew really appreciates your comments!

Eugene: I used Atlas flex track and the minimum radius is about 7 1/2 in. Unfortunately Forneys don't like really tight curves so I had to fiddle the trailing truck to make it slide laterally:



Not a pretty sight but it works.



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 Posted: Thu Nov 14th, 2013 03:15 pm
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Speaking of a plausible prototype go to this porter catalog to page 56 and there is a one that looks close to the model. https://archive.org/details/lightlocomotives00hkporich



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 Posted: Fri Nov 29th, 2013 07:36 pm
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I scored! Only 20 bucks at my LHS.



Do you guys remember Pacific Pike? It needs a major run-in but it should be a fun conversion to a little mill switcher.



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Brian-she looks like a Ken Kidder 0-4-0t which is probably much "newer" than the old KK model. I had one and an HOn3 job way back when...You know what? the price back then (early 1960's) for a Kidder 0-4-0t was $6.95 so I guess 20 bucks is pretty reasonable! Good find.

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 Posted: Fri Dec 6th, 2013 12:05 am
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I tried a buncha pieces from the scrap box and some cardboard:



Hmmm... it will definitely be a shop built locie.



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:moose::moose::old dude:



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Thanks for the Moosies, Charles!

Still mocking it up with cardboard and paper but getting closer:



I decided that the only way I could hide the electric motor in the cab was to box it in and leave the rest of the cab open. I'll try to make some sort of fuel bin on each side.



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Things are slowly moving along. A couple of guys from the Shop are amazed that the locie runs!





Gotta love these old models. They squeal and scream so you run them in and run them in and ..... Then ....quiet. It's a miracle!



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It's been a while since I posted. Still having fun - this time with Tsehum Grist Mills' Gn15 Division:



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Herb Kephart wrote:
You have created a "prototype" that is entirely plausible, and is good looking to boot.Yeah, what he said!
Two moose!
:moose: :moose:
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