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by Curtis_F
Mon Oct 12, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Prototype Locomotive & Rolling Stock
Topic: Carter Brothers 15 ton truck
Replies: 11
Views: 6372

Re: Carter Brothers 15 ton truck

John, My notes say: Transom Bolts: 7/8" Journal box bolts: 7/8" End Cross-brace Bolts 5/8" or 3/4" Top Arch Bar: 1" x 3" Mid Arch Bar: 1" x 3" Bottom Bar: 1/2" x 3" End Cross-braces: 5/8" x 3" Transom: 3-5/8" Thick x 8-3/4" tall at the Arch Bars & 10-1/4" tall in the center The journal box is 8" Tal...
by Curtis_F
Mon Oct 12, 2009 5:57 pm
Forum: New Members
Topic: Introduction OR How to make yourself sound important.
Replies: 5
Views: 8198

Re: Introduction OR How to make yourself sound important.

John, I can, and have, done machine work, but I'm honestly just not that good at cutting metal. I know people who have a natural sense of how to machine parts and can just put a chunk of metal in a mill or lathe and get what they want in a quarter of the time it takes me. Generally I get parts rapid...
by Curtis_F
Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:56 am
Forum: New Members
Topic: Introduction OR How to make yourself sound important.
Replies: 5
Views: 8198

Introduction OR How to make yourself sound important.

I’m a 3D CAD modeler with California Narrow Gauge as my favorite subject to model. I do my best to make my 3D models as close to prototype as possible in an attempt to capture the design intent along with the design itself. As such I’ve become a bit of a Blueprint Hound and go after just about any b...