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Nigel Graham 210/01/2021 23:02:28
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I for one was not thinking that!

Juliet but with outside valve-chests and Walschaerts (or Baker, like I think her 'Tich' sister uses?) Gear, too. Neat alteration and oh so much simpler for oiling round and maintenance.

Did you have to make many modifications other than rotating the cylinder blocks and designing the valve-gear, to use that configuration?

My society built a Juliet X 2 (a 7.25 " g.) version - in his original introductory instalment of the building series in ME, LBSC remarked quite a few readers had asked about that, and he wryly suggested it be called Julia!

The problem we met in service was that Mr. Lawrence's original design for suspending the inside Stephenson's Link Motion was inherently weak even when doubled up, not suited to the rigours of heavy portable-track use, and eventually we had to rebuild it with big valve-spindle guides.

Jeff Dayman11/01/2021 00:07:14
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It's looking great Tony! Don't forget to post a video of the first firing and run,

br11/01/2021 10:31:23
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I quote Tony Wright 1 from a previous post :-

Its great to see someone showing models on the site ! Instead of the usual boring subjects .

After all it's calledmodel engineering ! Not what lathe etc should I buy .

 

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Tony ,

In total agreement on more models being shown and thanks for posting Fine looking loco.

br

 

Edited By br on 11/01/2021 10:32:24

Phil H111/01/2021 11:13:23
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Posted by br on 11/01/2021 10:31:23:

I quote Tony Wright 1 from a previous post :-

Its great to see someone showing models on the site ! Instead of the usual boring subjects .

After all it's calledmodel engineering ! Not what lathe etc should I buy .

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Tony ,

In total agreement on more models being shown and thanks for posting Fine looking loco.

br

Edited By br on 11/01/2021 10:32:24

Add me to this list. It is great to see actual workshop output for a change. Really nice engines.

Phil H

Lainchy12/01/2021 12:25:20
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Looks superb Tony! Just building one of these too... but all work has stopped currently... while waiting to bore the cylinders. Great to see something that I'm working on in it's finished state.

Dave Wootton12/01/2021 20:54:00
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Thanks for posting Tony , Is the Baker valve gear an option on LBSC's design or your own application? I've seen Juliets with various valve gears, I'm sure a friend had one with slip eccentrics, or maybe stephensons, memory going!

Dave

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