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Buffers

Although this is for the A1 735 I thought it was a far better workshop post The reasons for altering the buffers for the A1. 1) they sit very close th the footplate. 2) I could not see an easy fixing the heads 3) Did not want to solder them on assembled.     I had seen an article about making them selfcontained some time ago, so we have to try from memory as I for the life of me I can't remember where the article was. The idea is that a the head has a slot in i

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SAFETY CHAINS FOR DOOR LATCHES ETC

Here is my way of adding the little details of saftey chains on doors, brake gaurds etc. Not sure when or when I found out about doing them this way. It is not my idea but for me it works.   I start by making the loop that would hold the pin in place. These can be made any size, I just pick a drill that makes a loop slightly bigger than the pin it goes over. You will also see my source of copper.     Next job is to wind the tails together, the tighter the twist the

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PARKSIDE SPRUNG WAGON HORNBLOCKS

I have been attacking a few plastic wagons as I have been stuck at the appartment. I was half way through a Parksibe brake van and thought it ought to be compensated, but could see no easy way around it. Then I thought I like Haywoods spring system could I incorporate this into the Parkside kit.   Well here is to receipe. Drill the top of the axle box and the bottom of the spring to clear a Slaters hornblock spring. I found that drilling holes to leave only 0.5mm to be compressed

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