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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:11 pm

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:46 pm

Thank you for the June Update , Robert. Sorry to hear the sad news regarding Roger Hart (RIP) and Ken Oultram (RIP) and that they will not be around to see 82045 running.

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Re: New Build - 82045

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Fri Jul 26, 2019 2:40 pm

Thank you Robert. I just love 'the pony truck production line'.

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 3:54 pm

August update for 82045
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-aug19.html

September update for 82045
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-sept19.html

2 updates.
Sincere apologies for missing the August one. :(
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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:44 pm

Thank you Robert.

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Re: New Build - 82045

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:24 pm

Thank you for the October Update, Robert.

On the subject of 'Pony Trucks' (mentioned in the Update) my recent visit to Herston Works, Swanage (for the October 'Volunteer Session') involved working for 2 days solid on the (inverted) 'Trailing Pony Truck' Frames for Sidmouth. There were three of us working on the bottom surfaces, etc, Two of us had Angle Grinders with wire brushes and the other person had the compressed air operated Needle Gun. VERY dirty and VERY noisy work!!!!!!!!!!!!
Towards the end of the second day we were in the position of then being able to apply Black Primer Paint to these areas.
It's now for someone else to deal with the other side, once the Frames have been turned over (and 'right way up').

[There are some photos on the Southern Locomotives Ltd Facebook Page].

The Frames had been out in the open for many, many years, so it was not only the old paint and rust that had to be removed, but also a lot of vegetation, plus some old birds nests as well!

Oh the joys of Steam Locomotive Restoration :) :) :)

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:06 pm

November update on the progress of 82045.
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-nov19.html
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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:18 pm

Many thanks for the latest Update, Robert.

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Re: New Build - 82045

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:25 pm

Thank you for the 'December 2019' Update Robert and for all the Updates this year. Looking forward to keeping up to date with the ongoing progress with 82045 in 2020. (Where DID this year go!!!!).

Wishing you a 'Merry Christmas' and 'Happy New Year'.

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Tue Jan 28, 2020 7:01 pm

1st update of 2020.
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-jan20.html
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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:34 pm

Thank you for the January 2020 Update, Robert. I look forward to receiving more of these in the coming year.

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Sat Feb 29, 2020 10:30 pm

February update from 82045. Progress continues.
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-feb20.html
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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:17 pm

Many thanks for the February Update, Robert.

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:15 pm

March update from 82045.
http://www.82045.org.uk/news/82045_news-mar20.html
Next update will be whenever.
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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Wed Apr 01, 2020 4:11 pm

Thank you for the March Update, Robert. Such a pity that this will be the last one for a while, due to the Coronavirus situation.
However, it's (obviously) the same for all Heritage Railways. Herston Works at Swanage has closed and all Volunteer Sessions cancelled 'for the foreseeable future'. I was so fortunate to be able to get to the Session in early March!

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Re: New Build - 82045

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby 34053 » Fri May 01, 2020 1:34 pm

Many thanks Robert for this 'bonus' Update.( I was not expecting another one for a while).

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Re: New Build - 82045

Postby Minty4371 » Fri May 01, 2020 1:40 pm

34053 wrote:Many thanks Robert for this 'bonus' Update.( I was not expecting another one for a while).
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Same here. Was surprised that it arrived, but at least things are still going on.
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Re: New Build - 82045

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