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martin frith11/10/2017 01:59:49
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I have acquired some what I believe to be huge 1 parts ? a boiler and frames /wheels , I am hoping someone can help me identify these parts , many thanks in advance img_2535.jpg

mick H11/10/2017 08:25:26
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Hallo Martin. It looks to be a boiler for the Gauge I "Project" 0-6-0 loco based on a Midland 4F.

Mick

Bob Youldon11/10/2017 09:09:02
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Hi Martin

I'm sure the boiler is as Mick has said for a "Project" as are the set of frames shown on the right of the picture, the frames etc on the left would appear to be for the G1 "Dee". Both designs are described in books published by the Gauge 1 Association, see www.g1mra.com The project design was producedfor the beginner but I think even in the revised books there are still a number of grey areas. The Design is based in the ex SECR class D locomotives, a pretty little locomotive.

Regards,

Bob

Bob Youldon11/10/2017 09:16:18
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Hi Martin,

My last sentence should have read :- The Dee design is based on the ex SECR class D locomotives, a pretty little locomotive.

Sorry

Bob

Simon Cook11/10/2017 13:39:00
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Hi Martin,

What you have there is a G1 Dee loco frames and G1 Project wheels and boiler. The boiler looks to be a commercially made item.

Simon

martin frith12/10/2017 02:19:58
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Mick , Bob and Simon thank you so much for your detailed replies , Martin

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