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#121 Posted : 28 March 2020 12:43:46

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thank you tony. caught up now. phew.
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#122 Posted : 28 March 2020 12:44:46

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now to attach the joint half bracket. and attached to the boiler.
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#123 Posted : 28 March 2020 12:49:41

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that is me caught up now, this model is bigger than i thought it was going to be, its hard to photograph some part of the builds, it will be nice when completed though. BigGrin BigGrin BigGrin BigGrin
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#124 Posted : 07 June 2020 16:54:56

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The firebox 2
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#125 Posted : 07 June 2020 16:57:47

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here are the parts.
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#126 Posted : 07 June 2020 17:04:42

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fitting the plugs in the holes.
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#127 Posted : 07 June 2020 17:05:56

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fitting the handrail brackets
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#128 Posted : 07 June 2020 17:09:54

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fitting the generator and ats system.
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#129 Posted : 07 June 2020 17:47:44

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cant carry on as i am waiting for the nuts which are missing for the boiler bands, nearly every pack as had nuts or screws missing.
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#130 Posted : 07 June 2020 19:36:11

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Shame to hear about the missing parts Steve as its taking shape very nicely.

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#131 Posted : 07 June 2020 20:27:20

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thanks for the comment tony, i am finding this frustrating as the time i have to wait, its been a month so far as c/s say they are waiting for stock, dreading next months as what will be missing. rant over.
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#132 Posted : 08 June 2020 13:50:15

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I'm sure once she's complete and you have a stunning build all the worry will be forgotten. The black paint looks awesome, but soooo easy to mark. Do you have to build with cotton gloves on BigGrin
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#133 Posted : 08 June 2020 22:58:42

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CaptnBirdseye wrote:
I'm sure once she's complete and you have a stunning build all the worry will be forgotten. The black paint looks awesome, but soooo easy to mark. Do you have to build with cotton gloves on BigGrin


i dont wear gloves but i do keep my hands clean. BigGrin BigGrin BigGrin
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