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confirmation of my registration Hi there so begins a new start at chassis biulding! regards Philip Martin
Philip Martin
Dec 19, 2010
Re: First steps. Hi Dave, exactly what I have seen as well. The problem is that, while all the mechanism of the tool is precision-engineered to keep the axles parallel to each
Jun 29, 2009
Re: First steps. Hi Dave Without seeing the chassis to confirm things my guess is 1 of 3 things regarding your wheels that is:- 1 The fixing points in the chassis sides for the
Jun 1, 2009
Re: First steps. Three solutions that I-ve tried. They all work, though I would add the rider "usually" to numbers 2 and 3: 1. Resistence soldering unit. No serious rival
Tony McSean
Jun 1, 2009
Re: First steps. I got mine from the States in about a week which wasn't so bad. Now, back to my project and a couple of things have caught my attention. While the chassis is
May 31, 2009
Re: First steps. Hi, in the UK its called the hold and fold available from JLTRT and done in 4 different sizes. Barry ... From: brindlesmith@... Date: 29/05/2009 22:55:08
    Barry Welton
    May 31, 2009
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    Re: First steps. If you follow the link below you'll find the very one I bought. Very good value at the price too!
    May 29, 2009
    Re: First steps. Thanks Dave I've found Mission models website and it looks a neat bit of kit. I have also found a supplier in the UK, Relish Models in Selby, North Yorkshire,
    May 29, 2009
    Re: First steps. Sounds like the Hold 'n'Fold gadget, which is American but freely available in the UK. Pricey, but very useful and there are few little bits of etch you can't
    Jim Summers
    May 29, 2009
    Re: First steps. Many thanks for the infomation Tony. I'll have a look at it on the website you gave. Steve
    May 29, 2009
    Re: First steps. I don't know if this is the exact thiing that Dave was talking about but I've had the larger version of this:
    Tony McSean
    May 28, 2009
    Re: First steps. I'm off to work now Steve, but I'll look for the supplier of my folder, it was an American outfit called Mission models, but I'll give you the full gen later.
    May 28, 2009
    Re: First steps. Good luck Dave I'm in a simular position to you having come back to the hobby after 18 years away. I brought a Masterchassis at ExpoEM and am looking forward
    May 28, 2009
    Re: First steps. Sounds all good Dave. Best wishes for a successful outcome in the very near future. I am also a "returnee" and got hold of my masterchassis at Bracknell a
    May 28, 2009
    Re: First steps. Thanks Phil, I'll do that! On Sunday night I fitted the axle bearings (rigid for 00) and yesterday morning, I assembled the frames themselves. For the first
    Dave Smith
    May 26, 2009
    Re: First steps. Hi Dave thanks for the kind comments Let us all know how you get on, with pictures if possible. Regards Phil
    May 24, 2009
    First steps. Hi Phil, I purchased a 4mm jig and a couple of wagonmasters at the back end of March, having been suitably impressed by the example shown at Glasgow. I've been
    Dave Smith
    May 24, 2009
    Re: Coaching stock - 4mm scale ... further input. ... assumption here that the hole in the bearing, in the W-Iron actually goes all the way through, so that you can set up the bearings on
    John Lewis
    Nov 19, 2008
    Re: Coaching stock - 4mm scale Hi John This has never been discussed before, and I also would be grateful for further input. What you say sounds perfectly feasable, but I have to make an
    Nov 18, 2008
    Coaching stock - 4mm scale I want to replace the axleguards on some 4-wheel coaches with spring units - their present ones are arranged for compensation. It occurs to me that if I used
    John Lewis
    Nov 18, 2008
    my new jig! I purchased my new jig over the weekend and I was playing with it untill the wee hours of this morning! I got he jig on saturday and rushed home to try it out.
    Sep 29, 2008
    Re: Chassis rebuild Just thought I should let Terry know that I got his message, but I've have nothing to add: The Masterchassis is a fine piece of kit. I wouldn't be with out
    Jim Summers
    Sep 1, 2008
    Chassis rebuild Hi everyone, I've just watched a chassis I've rebuilt sail down my sidings completely free from tight-spots. I wish I'd had the jig when I built the loco
    Terry Dumbrell
    Aug 31, 2008
    Re: bogies Hi there. Just built my first on the jig, a gwr 28xx. same thing runs sweet as a nut, a first for me also. Alan. ... From: jamie92208
    Alan Woodard
    Aug 26, 2008
    bogies I've just built my first cjassis using the jig in 7mm it ran sweetly the first time I put the rods on which is a first for me, I also used it to assemble the
    Aug 16, 2008
    Re: Minimum & Max wheelbase Hi Peter The Standard 4mm Master Chassis will get down to slightly less than 16mm (4Ft). During the origional design work I looked through all the loco
    Jul 10, 2008
    wheelbase hello there I was wondering what the minimum wheelbase was? How close can the axles get? The reason i ask is that i also have a darjeeling B class sitting in a
    Jul 10, 2008
    Re: upgrades Hi Peter Firstly lets cover your crankpins. As standard ,in 4mm, we make mock axles with both 1.00mm spigots and 1.50mm, and if you buy a jig you will get
    Jun 15, 2008
    upgrades Hello there I am going to be getting one of these at scaleforum (i have managed to get a friend to pay for half in exchange for me building a chassis for him!)
    Jun 15, 2008
    master chassis Hi Phil. Thanks for inventing this jig. I,v just built my first chassis (gwr 28xx ) runs as sweet as a nut. Regards. Alan.
    Jun 5, 2008
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