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1919 Garrett & Sons Steam Road Tractor Options
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#41 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:31:45

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Agree Roy the idea of the optics was a great idea, but in reality it isn't really going to work I brought some 0.5 and .07 optic's to see how I could run them in but having 40 optic cables running under the roof and 1 or possibly 2 LED's sitting under the roof just didn't look right and wasn't practical.

So I've reverted back to the small LED's instead which I think will look about right if they run around 3v. So I've brought some more to allow me to have all 40 little lights running and I also brought some coloured once incase I desired to have different colours but Derbyvet has informed me that having different coloured ones will not work as some might burn out before other turn on. (why oh why is it so hard I hate electricsCrying )

Anyway back to what we are trying to do Derbyvet just said to paint the clear version which makes sense at least I can see what the clear ones look like and if so I could change there colour.
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#42 Posted : 19 May 2021 21:37:40

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These are what I brought colour wise.

Pink.


Red.


Blue.


Green.


These are meant to be running on 3 LR44 batteries which are 1.5v but I've removed one and so they are running on 3v so there not as bright.

Well as I can't use these I might as well go and drink some more whisky then pop these inside and have a little disco Laugh Laugh
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Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#43 Posted : 20 May 2021 20:16:08

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Great idea with the kit bulbs
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#44 Posted : 09 July 2021 00:08:52

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Sorry its been a while everyone, Life and MoJo got in the way.

Anyway heres a video of the electronics dry run, sorry I can't inbed into the forum so the video is on my Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com...s/videos/813947662447252
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#45 Posted : 29 August 2021 09:01:47

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Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#46 Posted : 29 August 2021 09:03:19

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Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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Looking awesome mate
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#48 Posted : 30 August 2021 11:33:40

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That's looking really good.
Nice to see this one coming together.
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#49 Posted : 30 August 2021 21:34:32

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looking great my friend.Cant wait for the final video

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#50 Posted : 31 August 2021 13:05:42

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That's looking very nice indeed Ian. I was at a local 'Festival of Transport' over the weekend where they had several real steam traction engines and a few very nice working models too. Yours looks just as nice as some of those I saw at the show, albeit as a plastic kit and on a much smaller scale, but equally as nice!

Well done, that's a very cool model. Keep posting those updates! Cool ThumpUp

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#51 Posted : 02 October 2021 17:01:34

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Thanks everyone for the comments it means a lot to read them Smile

Kev thank you for your comment it was nice to see that my little kit was as equally as good as the real things Blushing
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#52 Posted : 02 October 2021 17:07:03

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So now the bad news, I was doing some of this during the week after work when the worst thing could have happened. Crying Crying Crying

It fell of the bench Crying Crying Crying









I believe I found all the parts and the pieces that snapped off, but I've not gone back in there since so not really sure what I'll be doing with it.
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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Oh wow what a bummer, hope you can sort it all out.
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#54 Posted : 09 October 2021 23:22:16

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Hi Ken, I've managed to get the old girl back together it was a pain as some of the parts wouldn't go back correctly so I had to remove more before I could rebuild Cursing but I got there in the end.





I've left the stack off at the moment so I can realign it once the canopy is in place.
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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Crying Crying Crying

The force of gravity never does a model any good, but happy to see that you`ve got it well on the way to recovery.Cool

Well done.

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Superb rebuild mate, you would never know what happened.
Ken's the name modeling's the game.
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It's looking like a really good save.

I had exactly the same thing happen to this very model about 30 years ago.
At that time, my thoughts on a rebuild didn't exist.
Mine hit the bin...

Keep going, it's looking great.BigGrin
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#58 Posted : 18 October 2021 22:48:28

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Hi everyone the rebuild was a pain but I was determined to get it back together and not heading to the bin Blushing
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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#59 Posted : 18 October 2021 22:51:51

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So more done,

Been working on the roof section and the wheels.

The roof is all most finished but I'm keeping some of it till the end BigGrin but I've done some work on the woodwork inside the roof



Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
Mustang
#60 Posted : 18 October 2021 22:56:51

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The front wheels are done, these took me a while with all the decals I've added.Cursing Cursing

As you can see I laid the green strips in sections, these are 0.25 wideCrying









Now all I've got to do is the same to the rear wheels Blink Blink
Building:- 1919 https://forum.model-spac...=339517&#post339517 - Below Decks - https://forum.model-spac...sts&m=339187#339187 - Coming Soon -

Built:-. HMS Bounty, RMS Titanic, MP4-23, Flying Scotsman, Aston Martin DB5, Honda CB750, Mustang, R2-D2, Jaguar, DeLorean, Testarossa, Stage Coach plus many plastic kits.
Dry dock no room to display:-. Bismarck, U96.
To build:-. HMS Hood. HMS Victory. Cutty Sark. SoS, Lancaster bomber. DR1 Triplane. JU-87. Plus many many plastic kits.
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