Re: [FS32NGModelrail] Re: Trailer finished
- Claus it is in a diffrent scale
Gn15 if im not mistaken the running gear is similar to althern Sw1500 ?
Gotta go Vlad
>From: "Claus Nielsen" <clni@...>_________________________________________________________________
>Subject: [FS32NGModelrail] Re: Trailer finished
>Date: Sat, 31 May 2003 22:06:51 +0200
>Railgoing stuf is actually at my worktable right now as I write!
>After finishing the trailer I have started a new diesel loco project. A 100
>hp two axled locomotive built by a Danish contractor during WW2 on the
>basis of Pedershaab-parts and drawings. Parts for the frame have already
>been cut from plasticcard and the drive unit salvaged from an earlier
>aborted project. Otto will know the motorbogie as he built it for me as
>part of a project to build a Soviet MUZ-4. After I had made some parts for
>the MUZ-4 I decided that I probably wouldn't use such a large and very
>foreign loco on my Danish gravel operation. With the speed I build models
>in I just didn't want to spend many months building a loco I wouldn't use.
>Also no way to treat Otto... Now I use the motor bogie on this project - it
>fits perfect! Wheelbase spot on and the wheels almost as well - the
>original used old steam loco wheels - somewhat larger than ordinary motor
>loco wheels. The loco will feature full view of the 100 hp engine, while
>the cab will have to be more closed to make room for Otto's Faulhaber and
>O-ring drive. The 100 hp engine is a part of an old tractor kit I had
>laying around - a few parts missing and others going to other projects -
>might as well kill the kit. The engine is a 15+ part white metal thing and
>a kit in itself.
>As usually with my models this is mainly plasticcard. More later, photos
>and prototype info as well.
>Today I spent a few hours in the garden wiring up my module. Nice to sit in
>the shade, have a beer, listen to music, watching the kids play and solder
>away on the wires! My idea of summer! Now I can actually play trains in my
>library/hobby room! Just need to adjust the PECO-turnout I converted, some
>of my locos doesn't behave in it!
>By the way, nice to see Paul's GT-2. Paul: Why 381 mm. gauge? and what
>drive unit did you use?
>Build models and have fun!
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