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geoff adams14/11/2018 18:00:03
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been asked if I can make one dosnt have to run anyone known where I can get drawings and castings if possible I

thanks Geoff

Bandersnatch14/11/2018 18:25:15
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If you can still get hold of the book

"The Engineering and History of Rocket" by Michael R Bailey and John P Glithero (published by National Railway Museum)

it will tell you A LOT.

JasonB14/11/2018 18:29:13
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Rainhill would be close and you could use that as the mechanical part and tart it up to look more like a Rocket. GLR do the castings etc.

Or as it does not have to work you can still pick up the Airfix kits on e-bay

Edited By JasonB on 14/11/2018 18:31:05

Weary14/11/2018 18:32:53
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Sarik Hobbies, who have a flashing advert' just over there in the far right column-->>

can supply a General Arrangement of 'Rocket' & tender as at Rainhill trials.

Regards,

Phil

Derek Lane14/11/2018 18:59:09
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How about looking at the Hornby Rocket model if all else failsdscf2966.jpg

Neil Wyatt14/11/2018 20:48:03
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An idea of size and purpose would help.

Is it big or small? Will it be pushed around by children or sit on a shelf? Must it be an accurate model (and if so, of what stage in this ever-changing machine's history?) or just a reasonable representation?

Neil

Bandersnatch14/11/2018 22:31:00
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Posted by Derek Lane 2 on 14/11/2018 18:59:09:

How about looking at the Hornby Rocket model if all else fails


I wouldn't have thought it was still available - is it?

Derek Lane15/11/2018 01:08:20
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Posted by Bandersnatch on 14/11/2018 22:31:00:
Posted by Derek Lane 2 on 14/11/2018 18:59:09:

How about looking at the Hornby Rocket model if all else fails


I wouldn't have thought it was still available - is it?

May have to look around at the second hand market. And no mine is not for salelaugh

John McNamara15/11/2018 02:56:15
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It appears you can purchase it from the university of Chicago

Regards
John

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fizzy15/11/2018 07:21:44
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Rockets by hornby always on ebay

geoff adams15/11/2018 08:34:36
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thanks all

found some drawings for a static model which are ideal its for wood but I can make it from metal

Geoff

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