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Post  lynnr on Thu 21 Apr 2016, 9:38 am

Getting ready for cold inspection.

Empty to remove all plugs and fettle sight glass.

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Post  lynnr on Thu 21 Apr 2016, 11:35 am

Think this is clean enough for a inspector

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Post  Road loco on Thu 21 Apr 2016, 9:41 pm

Glad to see the time has nearly come that priscilla will hopefully have a steam ticket soon, i will look forward to having her home and having a steam up myself, Very Happy

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Post  lynnr on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 10:11 am

Cold inspection passed.

In steam test 1500 today.

Bigger. I could not resist.

Polisher out.

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Post  lynnr on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 10:22 am

Btw It is currently snowing.
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Post  Road loco on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 11:38 am

Look at that Lynn that looks nice, glad it went ok this morning let's hope later goes well to, I'm really pleased Lynn well done Very Happy

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Post  lynnr on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 12:34 pm

Well. No steam test at 1500.


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She passed at 1230


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Ok Mike. Couple easy jobs for you when she gets home. Otherwise Priscille ready for going home.
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Post  Road loco on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 3:57 pm

Really good news Lynn think priscilla might be at her first show this weekend, can't wait to get her back now Very Happy

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Post  Jim the Shovel on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 4:33 pm

Jobs a good'n Lynn. What you going to do now.

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Post  lynnr on Mon 25 Apr 2016, 4:37 pm

Wiring an industrial lathe with CNC control.
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Post  lynnr on Wed 27 Apr 2016, 8:20 pm

Ready to head home

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Post  Jim the Shovel on Wed 27 Apr 2016, 9:28 pm

Don't she look nice. Lovely job. Well done Lynn.
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Post  LiveSteam on Wed 27 Apr 2016, 9:43 pm

Looks fab, I'm just trying to work out how to knobble the courier to get the delivery address changed Mikes Road loco - Page 10 Smiley-face-whistle-2

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Post  Road loco on Wed 27 Apr 2016, 10:05 pm

I can't wait to get her back I can't thank Lynn enough, it wil be with me tommorrow afternoon, really pleased she is near enough complete, but of playing and bit of lining to do, Very Happy

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Post  lynnr on Wed 27 Apr 2016, 10:15 pm

That her all loaded up. Heading home now she is feeling much better in herself.

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Yes I will miss having her around.
Hope everyone has enjoyed the progress reportage.
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Post  Road loco on Thu 28 Apr 2016, 5:18 pm

Well priscilla arrived at my work today at 2 o'clock, had a long journey but well worth it, couple people to thank is stw for making it possible for me to own a great engine and Lynn for doing a great job of finishing her off. I haven't had time to have a look at her yet but I have trusted Lynn to do a good job and that's what has happened. Jon boy services from Slough has been great from start to finish on taking her all that way and bringing her back. Can't wait to have priscilla out on Saturday and Sunday for the first time, she won't be in steam for a few days as I want to be on own to have a play. so thank u everybody for making this dream possible. Very Happy Very Happy

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Post  Steve Traill on Thu 28 Apr 2016, 8:04 pm

Great job Lynn, the almost daily reports were a must read with pics & videos too.
Thanks for entertaining us with it all.
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Post  ejparrott on Thu 28 Apr 2016, 9:02 pm

I've enjoyed it!
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Post  Steve H on Thu 28 Apr 2016, 9:37 pm

I second that Lynn,excellent updates and reports were a pleasure to read.
Steve H Very Happy
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Post  Road loco on Mon 02 May 2016, 5:13 pm

Well the engine was out on show this weekend and I had a lot of questions and comments, so glad to have her out, she wasn't in steam but I'm hoping to do that this next weekend.

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Post  Road loco on Mon 02 May 2016, 7:48 pm

Hi all what size tube brush will I need

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Post  MrStationHouse on Mon 02 May 2016, 7:55 pm

I use 13/16"

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Post  lynnr on Mon 02 May 2016, 9:19 pm

15/16" or 16 gauge stainless steel
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Post  MrStationHouse on Mon 02 May 2016, 10:09 pm

Are you sure Lynn, my 13/16 seems the perfect fit?

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Post  lynnr on Mon 02 May 2016, 10:12 pm

I like mine a bit tighter. 


It does bed in and stays snug longer.
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