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Post  Ian on Mon 12 May 2014, 9:20 am

Foden 4 kit 9 (Water tanks) should be dispatched today
Burrell 2 Kit 4 and 5 (Rear wheels)should be available towards the end of the week
Looking to dispatch Burrell 4 kit 23 soonish.

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Post  gasman on Mon 12 May 2014, 3:07 pm

Ian

Thanks for the updates, what are we looking at for 6" Foden Kit 3?

regards
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Post  sherwood-ranger on Mon 12 May 2014, 4:35 pm

Any idea when the final 2" kit will be ready?
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Post  Capricorn1 on Mon 12 May 2014, 7:02 pm

Ian wrote:Foden 4 kit 9 (Water tanks) should be dispatched today
Burrell 2 Kit 4 and 5 (Rear wheels)should be available towards the end of the week
Looking to dispatch Burrell 4 kit 23 soonish.

Which 4" Burrell... Single, SCC or Road Loco / showmans ?

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Post  highpressure on Mon 12 May 2014, 8:54 pm

Looking at the kit number I would say Agricultural, Kit 23 is crank items which wont be much use for either the DCC or SCC as they are both at the start.
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Post  Ian on Tue 13 May 2014, 10:32 am

sherwood-ranger wrote:Any idea when the final 2" kit will be ready?

Only a guestimate but having looked at the kit and the stock we hold towards it, I would say perhaps as soon as a week or as long as 3 weeks

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Post  Ian on Tue 13 May 2014, 10:34 am

gasman wrote:Ian

Thanks for the updates, what are we looking at for 6" Foden Kit 3?

regards
Michael

Batch 2 Foden 6 we are looking at water tanks this kit

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Post  Ian on Tue 13 May 2014, 10:36 am

Capricorn1 wrote:
Ian wrote:Foden 4 kit 9 (Water tanks) should be dispatched today
Burrell 2 Kit 4 and 5 (Rear wheels)should be available towards the end of the week
Looking to dispatch Burrell 4 kit 23 soonish.

Which 4" Burrell...  Single, SCC or Road Loco / showmans ?
Kit 23 Burrell 4 Agricultural

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Post  gasman on Tue 13 May 2014, 12:25 pm

Ian wrote:
gasman wrote:Ian

Thanks for the updates, what are we looking at for 6" Foden Kit 3?

regards
Michael

Batch 2 Foden 6 we are looking at water tanks this kit

No panic, still painting loads of leaf springs!

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Post  craig@STW on Tue 13 May 2014, 10:09 pm

just a few photos of some of the stuff we've been working on...

still prepping lots of boiler plates...

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the 6 inch foden boilers on the cnc...

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machining finished...

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pistons...

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crossheads...

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and crankshaft parts for the 6inch foden...

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4inch burrell boilers going together...

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and machined...

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4inch burrell smokebox, door ring and chimney bases...

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and showmans/road loco smokeboxes...

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2 inch burrell rear hubs...

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Post  Tony King on Wed 14 May 2014, 7:59 am

Excellent pictures Craig, thank you!!

Bet that's hard work getting those 6" Foden boilers on to the CNC machines!! In fact hard work doing anything with them!!

I guess there'll be a few more engine cranes being bought up by customers building these latest engines!!!

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Post  mikero on Wed 14 May 2014, 2:17 pm

I know what you mean, it was a big enough problem getting the boiler in my 4.5".

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Post  Heavyhaul on Tue 20 May 2014, 6:10 pm

Hi Ian,

Many thanks for the updates, was wondering how the replacement spokes for Burrell Showmans 4 DCC Kit 5. I received a letter from Isabel explaining the problem, and that new spokes had been ordered from the laser cutters, and that you were looking at despatching the new ones week commencing 12th May. so far have not heard anymore.
Judging by the latest production pictures are we likely to receive kit 3 this month?.

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Post  Ian on Wed 21 May 2014, 8:20 am

Heavyhaul wrote:Hi Ian,

Many thanks for the updates, was wondering how the replacement spokes for Burrell Showmans 4 DCC Kit 5. I received a letter from Isabel explaining the problem, and that new spokes had been ordered from the laser cutters, and that you were looking at despatching the new ones week commencing 12th May. so far have not heard anymore.
Judging by the latest production pictures are we likely to receive kit 3 this month?.

Best Regards

Steve Honey.

The spokes are here and have already been drilled and countersunk, the next step is to make time in the manual area to get them bent and test assembled, and we are currently working towards kit 3 this month/next month

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Post  Ian on Wed 21 May 2014, 8:23 am

sherwood-ranger wrote:Any idea when the final 2" kit will be ready?

BU2 Kit 24 is very close to shipping probably this week (today it seems)

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Post  Richard on Wed 21 May 2014, 10:45 pm

hi any news on Kit 23 Burrell 4 Agricultural
have we been forgot us  Sad 
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Post  Ian on Thu 22 May 2014, 8:51 am

Richard wrote:hi any news on Kit 23 Burrell 4 Agricultural
have we been forgot us  Sad 

Don't think we would forget you especially with a kit who's packing list is 3 pages long.
Best guess is around Tuesday next week for dispatch.

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Post  Steve H on Thu 22 May 2014, 11:58 am

Ian wrote:Foden 4 kit 9 (Water tanks) should be dispatched today
Burrell 2 Kit 4 and 5 (Rear wheels)should be available towards the end of the week
Looking to dispatch Burrell 4 kit 23 soonish.

When would be good to come and collect Kits 4&5 for the 2"Burrell,please Ian,trying to plan arround work schedule
Regards
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Post  Ian on Tue 27 May 2014, 11:34 am

Steve H wrote:
Ian wrote:Foden 4 kit 9 (Water tanks) should be dispatched today
Burrell 2 Kit 4 and 5 (Rear wheels)should be available towards the end of the week
Looking to dispatch Burrell 4 kit 23 soonish.

When would be good to come and collect Kits 4&5 for the 2"Burrell,please Ian,trying to plan arround work schedule
Regards
Steve Very Happy

still working on the 2" wheel rims (bit of a backlog in fabrication currently) will post here as soon as I have definite finish date

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