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PostPosted: Mon May 01, 2017 10:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If you're right. It is necessary to clean well. Otherwise the tin can not run . I will try solder like you say, but I solder two bowman boiler and the dome with water and have worked very well many times. It was my obsession to not overheat those irreplaceable boilers

The lubricator I empty the boiler. But the damn water of the pipe It was still coming out. Until it dried and I could weld.

The reinforced boiler. Also welded with water. I was in a hurry and I not eliminate all the painting well. The welding is ugly. But it penetrates very well underneath. ( was cleaner) and was very strong



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I can not dismantle half locomotive every time the regulator gasket is burned. I have modified the gasket no longer burned. No loss of steam there. Ugly but effective

Nor lose more steam nor water from below. The welding is ugly. But good. But it is hidden and can not be seen

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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 3:16 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've already made the holes. With a 2 mm drill bit. Now the wall is much stronger and does not bend,(  The original is smoking paper)  and the screw threads much stronger
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

He fastened the cabin. With nuts and washers. Before it was riveted. For the mamodificaciines it is better to buy kit. Save money and work
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now with a RWM lubricator. Has a 3 mm pipe, with a thick wall of 1 mm and folds very well with the hand. I suppose it will be brass?
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PostPosted: Mon May 15, 2017 5:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You're finished for now. I have RWM wheels and rods. But I've found that I need a Janett chassis. will have to wait . The coffers are exhausted

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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote


wow - a major rebuild!
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Vicente wrote:
You're finished for now. I have RWM wheels and rods. But I've found that I need a Janett chassis. will have to wait . The coffers are exhausted.


Well done!
What makes you think the RWM wheels require a Janet chassis?

And as for the soldering, sometimes function is more important than form... well, that's my excuse anyway!  
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PostPosted: Tue May 16, 2017 10:16 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Wheel bearings do not fit in a standard chassis
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Wheel bearings do not fit in a standard chassis


I see. Well, you could remove the frames, bolt them together, and carefully open out the holes?
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The problem. Is that you use different measures. Here an adequate drill can not be achieved. There are only metric drill
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Vicente wrote:
Wheel bearings do not fit in a standard chassis

That's one bit of information that is not readily discussed in Mamodifications.

Whilst the IP Eng & Dream Steam after market steel wheels are a direct replacement, these RWM Steam (and the earlier PPS Steam) are not due to slightly larger axle bearings.

Can you not open out/ream out the MSS chassis holes to the correct size using a round file or similar?

I see that RWM Steam no longer stocks the nice spoked wheels.

I had the reverse problem on a 45mm RWM De Winton. Tried to fit a set of modified Mamod/MSS wheels but they would not work due to the larger diameter chassis holes. Fortunately a set of early 32mm Dream Steam wheels fitted eventually.

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I'm not in a hurry I'll buy an original chassis. And keep the mamod chasis for the green locomotive. With the wheels of the dreamsteam . I think it will be the best.

I do not like the wheels of radios. I prefer the wheels of holes. It is a personal preference.

Of which I regret a lot. Is to have drilled the front cabin. RWS has a regulator that does not need to drill the cabin,but there is no photo.

I guess after looking at the cabin many times. Finally, it seems pretty to me.
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This locomotive. A difference of the green. Had a very difficult start. Unable to start on their own. You have to start it by hand. very difficult

Now after about 15 runs. It seems that the pistons are somewhat softer. She starts alone when I open the steam. But still difficult. And the runs are irregular. Sometimes for a few moments it accelerates alone..Still it is necessary that the cylinders go more loose.

The engine noise is impressive. To 25 PSI. Spinning slowly but powerfull .And accelerating smoothly sound like an old Land Rover serie ll-lll
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keep running it, it should loosen up.  
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