|Stewart Hart||07/02/2019 16:10:59|
602 forum posts
When I started to build my Horwich Crab I had the opportunity to buy a part finished tender at the right price. It wasn't quite the correct tender for the crab but for me it was near enough, now that I've got the part built engine running on air I thought I'd better finish off this tender. Having a good look at it I realised that it just would,t be quite a suitable tender for the crab (wrong wheel size). To cut my loses I decided to convert it into a water/coal wagon from my Simplex Tank engine, as it would be good practice making a water tank.
This is the finished wagon
It took me a good 1/2 dozen tries to get the tank water tight but I got there in the end.
|Jeff Dayman||07/02/2019 17:49:34|
|1621 forum posts|
Looks great Stewart!
Tanks for posting the photo.
|Neil Wyatt||07/02/2019 19:39:40|
16556 forum posts
But yes, great looking wagon.
Please login to post a reply.
Want the latest issue of Model Engineer or Model Engineers' Workshop? Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist!
You can contact us by phone, mail or email about the magazines including becoming a contributor, submitting reader's letters or making queries about articles. You can also get in touch about this website, advertising or other general issues.
Click THIS LINK for full contact details.
For subscription issues please see THIS LINK.