A photo-log of a very interesting loco build
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I have long been an admirer of Kozo Hiraoka and his books that describe building various American logging (mostly) engines in 3/4" scale. Even though I don't build in that scale myself, there is much within them of interest to any model locomotive engineer - and the drawings and descriptions of his engine designs are in a league of their own in my view.
I was therefore very pleased to come across an extensive photo-log of a G1 build of Kozos' 'New Shay' that is full of interesting detail and information to any 'Hiraoka' enthusiast. Ed Hume (the loco builder) is clearly a very talented engineer and has made an excellent record of his fine work.
I thought others might enjoy looking through it too.
Edited By JasonB on 22/12/2018 06:56:17
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Thank's Ian, only just had a chance to look through the photos, some wonderful work there.
|Paul Kemp||22/12/2018 21:03:05|
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Watchmaking to me! Absolutely stunning workmanship, my eyesight and 'fat' fingers keep me away from stuff that size! I can only look in awe at the intricacy and inginuity that went into building that.
|Ryan Norton||02/01/2019 11:57:44|
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That is an amazing achievement! What a work of art.
Ed can be really proud of that.
His workmanship is unbelievable!
Thanks for the inspiration Ian.
|duncan webster||02/01/2019 22:59:43|
1961 forum posts
I can't even approach that sort of standard, I'm going to take up crochet or knitting!
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|Tremendous work going on there - thanks for sharing.|
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