(F) Home-built Loco and small mine

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Jim Snee
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(F) Home-built Loco and small mine

Postby Jim Snee » Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:06 pm

Here is a little "thingy" I found searching for grubenlok:

http://www.unbekannter-bergbau.de/inhalte/spot_13_003_Zschorlau.html

Anyone want to make sense of it?

Jim
I regard minimum guage as infinite - If anyone manages to build a man carrying train on 6.5mm track, then I'll try to model it in G-Scale!

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Interests: I likes anyfink wiv wheels, I duz. At the moment I am building a Narrow Gauge Layout, 1/32 scale on 16.5mm (0n16.5) track.

Postby MrPlantpot » Thu Jan 05, 2012 5:33 pm

I love the 'loco' with two different sizes of wheel, hauling two buckets, and the CZ-Jawa engine (2 Stroke), that has to be kick started, and somehow put into 2nd gear, to run the winch...

'Old Folk Wisdom', where would we be today without it? :shock:
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1:32 on 16·5mm track. Gnot strictly minimum gauge... but it is the minimum that I'm working with !
And now... a critter in 1/24th... from scratch!


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