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Madforsteam
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July 3rd, 2018, 11:31 am #11

Thanks Benny!
Model Engineering is 99% on my hands and knees looking for small nuts!
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Ben
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July 3rd, 2018, 12:31 pm #12

Shaping up to be a good day - have a good steam tonight to finish the day off! 😉👍

Happy birthday Mark!
All the best,

{ Ben }




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Madforsteam
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July 3rd, 2018, 1:00 pm #13

Ben wrote: Shaping up to be a good day - have a good steam tonight to finish the day off! 😉👍

Happy birthday Mark!
You know what Ben - I think I just might do that very thing!
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classixs
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July 3rd, 2018, 1:36 pm #14

Happy Birthday Mark !

Sure sounds/looks like you´re having a good one :-)
Cheers
Jan

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Madforsteam
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July 3rd, 2018, 2:31 pm #15

classixs wrote: Happy Birthday Mark !

Sure sounds/looks like you´re having a good one :-)
Oh yes - decided to take the day off and do a little Birthday restoration project. In fairness I did start it last night, but hope to have it back together for the end of the day. just waiting for the missus to go out so I can spray-paint the base! Here is a "before" pic.

DSCF8812.JPG Regards
MADforSTEAM
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July 3rd, 2018, 3:09 pm #16

Mark have a great day 🍷 🎂 🍨
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Madforsteam
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July 3rd, 2018, 3:17 pm #17

I think I may be guilty of hi-jacking my own thread here - but - hey - what's not to like. I am having a great day, buoyed up and always inspired by your good wishes and we get a "resto" into the bargain too! So, this SEL 1350 came with my Titan steam plant, but was in need of a face lift.

After stripping her down here was the sum of parts - in particular the base needed attention, and there were HUGE scorch marks under the boiler too.
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I had to use some of my very fine profiled 3M sanding pads to get rid of the stains then polished out the inevitable scratches on my disc polishing wheel, attached to my pillar drill. Anyhow - more later - time to open the bar!!!

HIC!
MADforSTEAM

PS - thanks for your wishes MR MAMOD too!
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July 3rd, 2018, 3:24 pm #18

Well Mark I don't drink but I will join you at the bar for a J2o with ice please young man.
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July 3rd, 2018, 3:59 pm #19

Well  - I am staying relatively sober Mr Mamod as on one of my few days off I really wanted to get the SEL1350 sorted, and here is the progress - in just ONE DAY!
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July 3rd, 2018, 6:46 pm #20

loving it that looks a LOT better.
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