Gresley K.4 2-6-0 Tender Loco from ACE

Discussion in 'Kits, Kit bashes & Scratch builds' started by Toto, Sep 28, 2018.

  1. Keith M

    Keith M Staff Member Moderator

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    More 'attractive prices' are all very well, but personally I'd prefer to pay a bit more and get a kit that goes together well, doesn't need any 'modifications' to strengthen manufacturers 'cut-corners', and looks the part. I don't mind adding cost on top if it's preferable to add detail in the form of lost wax parts etc, but thats a personal choice.
    Keith.
     
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  2. York Paul

    York Paul Staff Member Moderator

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    My thought as well Keith... I know the budget kits I wouldn't buy into.
     
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    So with the cylinders correcyly centred, the problem shifts to clearance behind them for the front crank pin..!

    With the cylinders fitted, i inserted a brass rod through the centre holes, looking at the isinglass drawing the line should be through the middle of the middle axle, and it is..!

    The slide bars need a lot of work to make up into a correct representation for a k4, its fighting me again..
     
  4. York Paul

    York Paul Staff Member Moderator

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    Good luck Gareth... I know the feeling. :avatar:
     

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