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quartergauger48
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Posted - 07/01/2018 :  10:48:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
We have had this discussion several times now on Frank's builds. It is becoming redundant, but here we go again. There is no question Frank. You are definitely a perfectionist craftsman, way past a master modeler classification. And a very huge role model, pun intended on this forum'...



ted :<)

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Tyson Rayles
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Posted - 07/02/2018 :  07:05:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
What Ted said.


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Bill Gill
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Posted - 07/02/2018 :  08:04:25 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Good stencil on car float no.4.


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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 07/02/2018 :  10:33:08 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Dave, the track work on the second version of the #3 turnout was very satisfying once completed. The performance of the ďYĒ is so smooth and it looks way better. The electrical part was a definite head scratcher.

Ted and Mike, thanks for the compliments, theyíre much appreciated.

Bill, thanks.



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 07/02/2018 :  5:32:29 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Great bracing Frank you really do some nice work.

Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  3:11:44 PM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Iíve done a little more work on the carfloat. I added a set of HO steel girders to the sides of the bridge.





I turned down some F-scale belt pulleys into O-scale grooved pulleys.



I soldered a lift structure for the bridge. This is me testing for size and overall fit.



Some more work on the lift structure.



Here it is in place with the carfloat.



Dave helped me out by adding a welder. He's become our iMovie expert.

Iím sure that will fix that nasty problem spot. https://youtu.be/xq7RQoNdcrA






Edited by - Frank Palmer on 07/13/2018 3:13:46 PM

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Carl B
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  3:25:56 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
The lift and bridge look great!

Nice work on the brass soldering too...



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JeffB
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  5:33:01 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That looks fantastic, Frank!
I love intricate detail.

Jeff



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BigLars
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  7:01:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wow! Nice work on the details and the brass soldering.

My current build:
http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=50375

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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  7:29:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Frank great work on the lift and the soldering!

Good thing Dave was there to get you lit up!!


Jerry

"And in the end, itís not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." A. Lincoln

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quartergauger48
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Posted - 07/13/2018 :  9:08:09 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Nice brass work Frank'..



ted :<)

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Tyson Rayles
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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 07/14/2018 :  08:46:29 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Carl, Jeff and Larry, thanks for the compliments.

Jerry, Dave (AKA Cecil B.) is really into this movie stuff. Iíll have to send you a link to his latest sub-feature film.

Ted and Mike thanks gents.



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Cowboybilly
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Posted - 07/14/2018 :  12:38:40 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
very nice


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Orionvp17
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Pete
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