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    Quote Originally Posted by trainboyh16-44 View Post
    I'm so happy to see this one completed! Looks fabulous, too bad about the noise
    Ow, thank you. I'm pretty pleased too I'm working on the noise. I think part of it is a bent drive spring. The problem is that I have to strip down the body to access the motor Part of the noise is because the chassis is an old Arnold mechanism !! In its defence, it does sound louder in the video than in real life.

    If the wasn't the 'pond' to cross, I would love to set it against your geeps ! It would look great on the long sweeping curves you have on your layout cut in behind an E8 or the like with 30+ cars
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    Well, now that 'The Mallet' has completed her test trials I thought a naming ceremony fitting. I purchased nothing but the finest of champaines (no cheap sparkling wine junk for such a mammoth event !)
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    Yep, you read it right, it is:
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    So, I took a step back and made an almighty swing with the bottle (it's bad luck if the bottle doesn't break first time !) at her pilot and........
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    Oh poo !!!

    A word of warning to the rest of you who have naming ceremonies in mind, remember to use an 'N' scale bottle
    Thanks, Tom

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    ~ Moose (Co-founder of the Mt. Tahoma & Pacific Railroad, located some where in the Pacific Northwest)

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    @Moose2013 This is no laughing matter ! Just think of the hours of rebuilding I have ahead of me ? I can't even drown my sorrows by lapping up the Champagne as it's full of Mallet
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    @tomcook

    Yes sir... It's just, Moose mean, looking at the photo, ummm, nope... :spittake:
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    Besides, you'll have'er rebuilt in no time ... ... ... As for the locomotive, Moose not so sure...
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    You had me there for a second, @tomcook. I mean, who would waste expensive champagne for a christening?

    Sorry about the Mallet, though.
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