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GSR Class 551 / J26 ECMbuild in 7mm

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Break gear coming together

Shoes cut out of Delrin for insulation purposes and the hangers from .5mm brass

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Hangers marked out and holes drilled ready for cutting out

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All the bits, including guard irons from .5mm brass, the fire grate front n sides and a little bit of grate detail in .5mm brass with rivets punched

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Break shoes pinned onto the hangers, 1.2mm brass tube with .6mm id soldered into the chassis to take .6mm pins to hang the breaks off

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Breaks test erected and joy-rigged at the lower end to work out the longitudinal break lever arms and cross fittings..... next

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Eoin

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Just Amazerballs.  

Eoin you should be heading up the engineering division of the next SST project. Your engineering talents, design intelligence and resourcefulness know no bounds. :tumbsup:

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