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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:14 pm

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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:19 pm

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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:22 pm

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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:26 pm

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I hope these images are actually going up onto the forum?

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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:33 pm

Seeings this is my Showman's thread, here (one at a time Mad Mad Mad Mad Mad) are pics of it!

Thanks to Lynn's stencil service Very Happy



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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:37 pm




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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:40 pm

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Post  lynnr on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 5:41 pm

That's turned out well
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Post  Tony King on Sun 16 Nov 2014, 6:06 pm

Still trying to upload pics!!

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:07 am

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:10 am

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:11 am

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:18 am

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:21 am

I couldn't get my lubricator to work reliably so have gone for one of these ratchet type, which not only works well, but looks better too!

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Post  Tony King on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 8:26 am

On a sunny day, "Northern Light" finally left the workshop & swapped places with "Bronwen", who is now back in the workshop!!

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Hope these pics are actually going up, as I can't see them on my computer!!

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Post  IanL on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 9:44 am

Tony , astounding engine it really would be a crying shame to get it dirty.

Fabuulous!,

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Post  Heavyhaul on Mon 17 Nov 2014, 11:47 am

Good morning Tony,
What can I say outstanding work as always, loving your showmans now its finished when's the big day when it has a fire in its belly for the first time ????.
Must get back to my showmans been so busy at work lately that I have fallen behind with progress, think I have at least five kits not started as we speak. Keep up the good work and look forward to see pictures of your engine in steam.

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Post  bjwlancashire on Tue 18 Nov 2014, 8:28 pm

Hi Tony

I was beginning to forget what it looked like!!! Fabulous is the correct description.

If you agree I am willing to travel the 300 or so miles to get Northern Lights dirty for you, I promise you will enjoy it no matter what happens but let's finally light a fire in his belly.

Cheers

Brian

PS: how far is the nearest pub for shake down trials?
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Post  Tony King on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 9:26 am

Hi All,

I have actually managed to get my engines registered, two "log books" turned up in the post yesterday!!.........So the next question to all you lovely builders out there, is, Where does one get old type scale number plates made up?.. I know there is info on the forum here somewhere, but I can't find it!!

Could this be the year I get an engine "grubby"?????

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Post  lynnr on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 1:00 pm

I can do that quite quickly for you. If the frost lifts quite well by mid March. Crystal might come out of hibernation.
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Post  Kevster on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 3:24 pm

How did you find the registration process Tony , was it an easy task?

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Post  Tony King on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 4:47 pm

Hi Kev,

Took a bit of time, but actually straight forward, I just filled out the forms as set out somewhere here on the forum by Lynn Robinson & sent them off with duty payable! They then sent back more forms to fill in, one of which has a 17 digit number which they required I stamp on the "off side of the chassis"! So I hammered said digits into both my engines horn plates, I also made up brass plates, hammered the digits into them & fixed on the near side tender sides, then got local garage mechanic to come up here to verify I'd done the numbers as requested & he stamped & signed the form for DVLA. They also required all the invoices for the kits as proof of purchase, plus a photograph of each engine, plus boiler test certificate supplied by STW with your boiler! I also included letters from Steve at STW, confirming the top speed of the engines & that all the parts supplied are new!!............ It was a fair old bundle of paper that went back to them!!!
Anyway I have new registration numbers!(SV64 BZW & SV64 BZU) I rang them to inquire if I'd be getting all My paperwork back, as it wasn't with the V5C forms & they said yes it'd be returned sometime in the next week!!

I wish I'd done this ages ago, as you don't need to have finished the engine to register it!!

Hope this info is of use!!

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Post  Kevster on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 6:34 pm

Thanks Tony,
that info was just what I wanted, will get on with doing mine now even though not finished yet.
im looking forward to seeing yours in steam, hope you do a first steaming video, it will be quite an event !
thanks
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Post  Tim Watson on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 8:24 pm

Tony
These are the people, who made my scale plates:

http://www.numberplates-4-u.co.uk

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Post  Tony King on Wed 04 Feb 2015, 9:20 pm

Perfect Tim, thank You!!

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