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Rotary Snow Plow & "Tanque Charuto" - CIGAR Tank Car !
Next one on my O2IT list to get built, pretty straight forward, may need to machine tank
on my Lathe. Like I need yet another Tank car, Yes I do, after that a WP&Y Rly 2 dome tank
car need's to be done.
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Posted: Sat Mar 10th, 2018 08:28 am
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Posted: Sun Mar 11th, 2018 09:17 am
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OK my eyeball's were getting crossed trying to thread GRANDT nut/washer casting's ontothe grab irons I need for the plow and boxcar.
So I tackled the Charuto aka Cigar tank car.
A length of plastic tubing and a couple of fishing float's later, mounted on a BACKMANN flat car it is coming along.
Canadian Ken GWN
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Posted: Sun Mar 11th, 2018 11:30 am
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What kind of fishing floats did you use?
Nye, Inyo & Esmeralda Railroad
Posted: Sun Mar 11th, 2018 02:10 pm
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Joined: Sat Mar 3rd, 2018
Location: Ontario Canada
I like it! . Quite a different shape.
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Posted: Sun Mar 11th, 2018 07:15 pm
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I found the floats in Canadian Tire, which has a sporting
section and no that is not what I went to get!. Bought the
biggest ones I could find then cut them down to fit.
The cut off's were used to model a water tank I saw in Peru.
The end cap's cone shaped were found in a O2IT drawer, no
idea where they came from. From the looks of it, I figured
two cement mixer drum's were used to built the prototype ?.
The main body is 1&1/4 Inch's in diameter by 3&3/8 Inch's.
Need to add piping then put aside until I have a couple of
other models to paint at same time.
Posted: Tue Mar 13th, 2018 08:12 am
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