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  • henrix
    Hi, I thought this list was interested also. Again, this is 1:24 scale, but the principle is exact the same, which scale you use doesn t matter. /Henrik
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 2, 2004
      Hi,

      I thought this list was interested also. Again, this is 1:24 scale, but the
      principle is exact the same, which scale you use doesn't matter.

      /Henrik Laurell

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "henrix" <henrix@...>
      To: <ExtraNarrowGaugeRailways@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 7:04 PM
      Subject: [Extra-NG-Rlys] Bogie Gluing Support


      > Hi Guys,
      >
      > In my last mails I been somewhat negative and/or dissappointed on my
      > progress with my bogies. But yesterday evening the simplest solution come
      to
      > my mind, just make a simple drawing on a piece of paper and fix it to a
      soft
      > surface like foam or treetex (soft wood). After this put the pieces on the
      > drawing carefully fixing there position before gluing. Sounds so
      elementary,
      > but sometimes I need to re-learn old skills like this... Check the
      > attachments, maybe looks clearer on them. Second bogie was a 'brieze' to
      > make.. ;-)
      >
      > First image ( Roebane_bogie_gluing_support.gif ) ;;
      >
      > * the horizontal line follows the tracks. The evergreen 3.2mm (.125")
      > strips is glued along the red lines with space for a 4.8mm (3/16") square
      > tube inbetween them. Distance between the black crosses are 26mm (the axle
      > lines). Each strip is 15mm (when cut..). Complete bogie is 50mm long and
      > 40mm wide.
      >
      > Second image ( Pict8426m.jpg ) ;;
      >
      > * The lower left part is allready glued, the right side (under the
      > weight) is waiting for drying up. This way I know I will get each
      wheel-axle
      > absolute align with the frame, since each side follows the exact same
      lines.
      > Note that I didn't cut the strips to exact lenght, I find it much easier
      to
      > cut them with a fine scissor AFTER the bottom beam has been glued. This
      way
      > I know I will get an exact match. You guys who has been modelling for a
      long
      > time maybe do this better from the beginning, but for me (sofar) I find it
      > easier to do it like this.
      >
      > * The fixture put on top of the weight is made for bending tipwagon
      > frames. When needed, I put it in a wise. With curves this big, there is no
      > problem with material breaking up. Also I do not get any problems with the
      > sides of a 'U' frame to split to the sides. This fixture did take some
      time
      > to do, but it's worth it. I will use it making many small wagons - in
      years
      > to come..
      >
      > /Henrik Laurell
      >
      > ps1! the attachments are also saved to the files/HL-04 folder, along with
      > some other pictures on "roebane".
      >
      > ps2! "Roebane" is danish for Sugar Beet Railways.
    • Vlad Vinnitskiy
      Interesting setup . Gotta try that after i find some free time away from med school . cheers Vlad New York City USA
      Message 2 of 2 , Oct 2, 2004
        Interesting setup .

        Gotta try that after i find some free time away from med school .


        cheers Vlad New York City USA




        On Sat, 2 Oct 2004 19:57:52 +0200 "henrix" <henrix@...> writes:
        > Hi,
        >
        > I thought this list was interested also. Again, this is 1:24 scale,
        > but the
        > principle is exact the same, which scale you use doesn't matter.
        >
        > /Henrik Laurell
        >
        > ----- Original Message -----
        > From: "henrix" <henrix@...>
        > To: <ExtraNarrowGaugeRailways@yahoogroups.com>
        > Sent: Saturday, October 02, 2004 7:04 PM
        > Subject: [Extra-NG-Rlys] Bogie Gluing Support
        >
        >
        > > Hi Guys,
        > >
        > > In my last mails I been somewhat negative and/or dissappointed on
        > my
        > > progress with my bogies. But yesterday evening the simplest
        > solution come
        > to
        > > my mind, just make a simple drawing on a piece of paper and fix it
        > to a
        > soft
        > > surface like foam or treetex (soft wood). After this put the
        > pieces on the
        > > drawing carefully fixing there position before gluing. Sounds so
        > elementary,
        > > but sometimes I need to re-learn old skills like this... Check
        > the
        > > attachments, maybe looks clearer on them. Second bogie was a
        > 'brieze' to
        > > make.. ;-)
        > >
        > > First image ( Roebane_bogie_gluing_support.gif ) ;;
        > >
        > > * the horizontal line follows the tracks. The evergreen 3.2mm
        > (.125")
        > > strips is glued along the red lines with space for a 4.8mm (3/16")
        > square
        > > tube inbetween them. Distance between the black crosses are 26mm
        > (the axle
        > > lines). Each strip is 15mm (when cut..). Complete bogie is 50mm
        > long and
        > > 40mm wide.
        > >
        > > Second image ( Pict8426m.jpg ) ;;
        > >
        > > * The lower left part is allready glued, the right side (under
        > the
        > > weight) is waiting for drying up. This way I know I will get each
        > wheel-axle
        > > absolute align with the frame, since each side follows the exact
        > same
        > lines.
        > > Note that I didn't cut the strips to exact lenght, I find it much
        > easier
        > to
        > > cut them with a fine scissor AFTER the bottom beam has been glued.
        > This
        > way
        > > I know I will get an exact match. You guys who has been modelling
        > for a
        > long
        > > time maybe do this better from the beginning, but for me (sofar) I
        > find it
        > > easier to do it like this.
        > >
        > > * The fixture put on top of the weight is made for bending
        > tipwagon
        > > frames. When needed, I put it in a wise. With curves this big,
        > there is no
        > > problem with material breaking up. Also I do not get any problems
        > with the
        > > sides of a 'U' frame to split to the sides. This fixture did take
        > some
        > time
        > > to do, but it's worth it. I will use it making many small wagons -
        > in
        > years
        > > to come..
        > >
        > > /Henrik Laurell
        > >
        > > ps1! the attachments are also saved to the files/HL-04 folder,
        > along with
        > > some other pictures on "roebane".
        > >
        > > ps2! "Roebane" is danish for Sugar Beet Railways.
        >
        >
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