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 Posted: Tue Oct 3rd, 2017 05:42 pm
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Si.



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Hi Guys :wave:



The book that Rod has, was the Ian Allen award-winner from a few years back.

The authors 2nd book, which I posted on the previous << page ...

... came out after the success of his first book.



I believe that the main difference is between tender & tank locos.

I think tenders are covered in Rods book.

Whereas tenders aren't in the tank loco book.



I'm sure the presentation & excellent construction ideas etc. are common to both books.

I just happen to have an interest in the smaller tank locos.

I think forming tanks around boilers etc. is covered well in the 2nd book.



:)



Si.






Description of Simon Boltons tank-loco book, by Amazon reviewer :-


" An excellent textbook on model locomotive construction.
The author builds two locomotives using different methods.
One uses Markits wheels, the other Gibson.
One uses a rigid chassis, the other is compensated.
This is illustrated by a large number of splendid colour photographs showing each step of scratch-building."



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