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nuvolari
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Joined: July 1st, 2015, 11:35 pm

January 13th, 2018, 9:57 am #21

This is a restoration to my hart, done like it should be done according to the circumstances it came in it's original form.
Also the polishing of the bras is appropriate for this model, as a brass shine was the original finish
Weldon sir👍
Out of the 1935 catalog:


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Danny
"Das lied schläft in der Maschine"
(the song sleeps in the machine)
lyrics Einsturzende Neubauten song "Nnnaaamm"

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boxman
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Joined: January 8th, 2009, 7:08 pm

January 14th, 2018, 5:32 pm #22

Having spent the last two days struggling to replace a broken front spring on my car (then finding the strut is also shot) I decided I needed a break doing something more therapeutic So I set to making a fire box not a lot to say the pictures tell the story the parallel bars in the picture are all I use to form the box The nibbler is handy for starting the cut out for boiler   first picture is one cat fed up of waiting for his treats I forget the pictures go on in reverse order the cat should have been the last one 
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MrMamod
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January 14th, 2018, 5:43 pm #23

Nice one Tony I have one of the old style nibblers which fit on a drill and when I first saw the Cat after the dreamies I thought you had lost a spring and the cat was helping find it 🙂 😉 .....
Desperately seeking ( NOT Susan ) Mamod Minor Burners of ALL types :-)
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boxman
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January 14th, 2018, 6:00 pm #24

No Phil if it is not edible he is not interested  I don't use the nibbler a lot but it is a useful tool 
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Dr. Rog
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Joined: December 30th, 2008, 5:53 pm

January 15th, 2018, 8:19 pm #25

Gets you out of a few long filing jobs. I have one too - about 30 years old?
Cheers Rog https://www.youtube.com/user/DrRogB/videos New positive, and successful motto for 2017: carpe diem
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boxman
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January 15th, 2018, 9:04 pm #26

Dr. Rog wrote: Gets you out of a few long filing jobs. I have one too - about 30 years old?
No idea of its age I picked it up at a carboot years ago to be honest I had forgot all about it until last year when I was looking for something to cut a hole in a piece of very thin steel sheet 
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boxman
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January 17th, 2018, 12:37 pm #27

almost finished I will need to make a whistle and a chimney top Both gears are missing and it will be a while before I attempt to make them so with slight modification a pair of meccano gears have been pressed into service   
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Alan 63'
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Alan 63'
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January 17th, 2018, 12:43 pm #28

Very Nice and is a top quality job.

Thanks Alan.
Regards Alan.
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Celsius 100
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Joined: August 31st, 2009, 12:31 pm

January 17th, 2018, 12:44 pm #29

An excellent piece of restoration work. The engine looks stunning now.
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tiger1john
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Joined: June 28th, 2017, 8:57 pm

January 17th, 2018, 1:01 pm #30

It is a lovely engine and you are doing a great job, bringing it back from the grave
John
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