6.4.07

A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS. Mike Calvert of Gilmaur Models made up some motion brackets for the Andreyev.


Next step: create crosshead guides out of angles and channels (this locomotive has the usual pivoting crosshead and a forward, auxiliary crosshead to support the additional weight of what would otherwise be a very long piston rod and main rod) and make some pins out of round stock to mount the forward guide to the cylinders, and solder the lot together. Then set up the drill press in order to drill and tap 1-72.

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