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PV BAKER REPAIR

ANY HINTS ON REMOVAL OF PETTYCOAT PIPE

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peter allen 105/05/2011 23:46:57
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I need to remove the pettycoat pipe to access and remove the blown superheater on PV Baker on a loco loaned to our club. The drawing shows it to be inserted into a brass casting but no means of fixing is shown. The pipe is copper the casting brass, there are no signs of solder or grub screws. I have made up a stepped drift to fit pipe but am reluctant to give more than a sharp tap with 1lb hammer this had no effect. The smoke stack casting is riveted to the smoke box but heads are not visible on inside. There is a copper reinforcing ring which appears to be integral with petticoat pipe covering up where rivet heads would be Any hints would be appreciated.
Ron Hancock09/12/2012 19:09:41
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Hi i also have a pv baker 3 1/2 gauge also strugling to finnish i have a set of A3 drawings but a lot is missing when it comes to building.

I have to work out the plumbing and cheeses remake if you need a copy of drawings i can try and copy these.

Love to know how your getting on with your engine.

Ron

Paul McGee 107/11/2018 10:22:13
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drawings though basic can be had from

Drawings (6 sheets) Rolled in a tube
Paul McGee

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