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    Gorgeous paint job very very clean

    Gorgeous paint job very very clean
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    could probably use a bachmann 2-6-6-2 + rear...

    could probably use a bachmann 2-6-6-2 + rear engine from the bmann parts department
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    You know what happened with the 2839 I read on...

    You know what happened with the 2839 I read on wiki Reading Northern tried to bring it back but ended up selling it off.
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    Thanks for all the nice things, I must say I’m...

    Thanks for all the nice things, I must say I’m looking forward to doing some detailing in the coming summer nites. The bridge that the loco runs over is a model of peacocks lock bridge built around...
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    Painted the drivers black and did a test run I’m...

    Painted the drivers black and did a test run I’m pretty happy with the way it runs now. Borrowed the tender from my 2-8-0 but it will get its own,have a loksound v5 on order.

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    The worms bind in the plastic cover because the...

    The worms bind in the plastic cover because the slots in the plastic are supposed to I guess take out the free play, this method doesnít work to well. I put some washers between the bearing blocks...
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    Sp 4-10-2?
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    Cut back the flywheel a little so everything fits...

    Cut back the flywheel a little so everything fits in nice. Using a spiked donut and ujoint from the nwsl kit. I tested the motor with the flywheel on it spins so well canít wait to start running it.
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    Hereís an atlas motor fitted. Not to much...

    Hereís an atlas motor fitted. Not to much material needs to come off to make it fit properly, I took a little more off than needed so I could backfill with crayola model magic. Itís a nice moldable...
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    Your modeling is so nice. Do you mind if I ask...

    Your modeling is so nice. Do you mind if I ask where you got the decals?
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    I wasnít comfortable with how close the front...

    I wasnít comfortable with how close the front engine casting gear tower comes to the frame so I took 12 mil off the top of the gear tower to make sure there wouldnít be any shorts.
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    I soldered some shims for the idle drive gears...

    I soldered some shims for the idle drive gears because they are so sloppy. Needed to cut a small window in the engine casting with a file to see how much clearance I had. Cutting the window doesnít...
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    Woodone , I ordered new covers from the eBay...

    Woodone , I ordered new covers from the eBay seller sooomuchstuff and the ones I received are actually the revised version with no lettering on the bottom. Doesn’t seem to be any difference between...
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    I cut down the flanges on the drivers, they...

    I cut down the flanges on the drivers, they measured 25 mil before and 18 mil after turning. The bli 2-8-2 comes in at 17 mil so I figured 18 would be safe. Check out my high tech wheel lathe, the...
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    Oh that makes sense mines got the writing on the...

    Oh that makes sense mines got the writing on the bottom and a bronze plate under that that screws to the front & rear engine castings
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    :lol:Oh oh I see what your seeing now glad my...

    :lol:Oh oh I see what your seeing now glad my road is mostly flat lol
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    Oh yea wasn't there like two versions or...

    Oh yea wasn't there like two versions or something one didn't have atlas samhunsa on the plastic bottom plate?
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    Iím not victor but why do you want the gear tower...

    Iím not victor but why do you want the gear tower to go up and down it will make the worm and worm reduction gear skip or bind. The idle gears on mine had a bunch of up and down play the ones that...
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    So inspiring wow

    So inspiring wow
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    Yes yes the digitrax deserves a slow demise, I’ll...

    Yes yes the digitrax deserves a slow demise, I’ll cover it in peanut butter to make sure the squirrels eat all of it
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    Haha yea ďI have this oneĒ it is:lol: had a rr...

    Haha yea ďI have this oneĒ it is:lol:
    had a rr 2-8-8-2 but didnít like the look of the drivers or valve gear. Also had a LL 1st run I sold a few years ago, Iíll probably get another one day.

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    Hereís the backhead milled out.

    Hereís the backhead milled out.
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    Atlas 2-8-8-2 repower project

    The motor stock motor really isnít terrible to be honest, the issue is that I couldnít get the type of slow speed performance that I felt a 2-8-8-2 should have. The Reading workers used to say that...
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    Lol yea it’s the weight from the bmann slopeback...

    Lol yea it’s the weight from the bmann slopeback tender with a kato axel connector to make it accept a 1mm shaft. It’s really tough finding 1mm bored flywheels but I saw nwsl has em now...

    There...
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    ok I made some errors it's 4.5mm or 6mm thickness...

    ok I made some errors it's 4.5mm or 6mm thickness pics below but I think it'll fit good but needs frame grinding. Also error my 12v n20 runs the same speed as the stock bmann motor.
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