The Model Locomotive From Scratch

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The Model Locomotive From Scratch by B. Terry Aspin
  • Author: B. Terry Aspin
  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Special Interest Model Books; 1st Ed. edition (February 7, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1854861654
  • ISBN-13: 978-1854861658
  • Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 7.4 x 0.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.6 ounces

Contents

  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Choosing the model and the matter of scale
  • Chapter 2: Draughting out the frames * marking and cutting out * templates * drawings and pattern for mainstay
  • Chapter 3: Cylinder drawings and pattern-making * casting cylinders and smokebox saddle
  • Chapter 4: Machining cylinders * pistons and rings * end covers, glands and valves
  • Chapter 5: Wheels, horns and axle boxes * suspension * boiler feed pump
  • Chapter 6: Coupling rods, connecting rods, valve gear, brakes and completing the frames
  • Chapter 7: The smokebox * casting the chimney * the regulator, steam and exhaust pipes
  • Chapter 8: Boiler drawings and the choice of material * formers and stays * the dome and safety valve * whistle, backhead fittings and pressure gauge * the boiler test
  • Chapter 9: Boiler lagging * the tank, building the cab, painting and completing the model * cylinder lubrications
  • Chapter 10: The fun bit * testing on compressed air and firing up * an impeller for raising steam * transportation

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