1848 Stage Coach

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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:08 pm

Next was to make up the support for the main spring system that holds the main coach section.
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The ends where rolled up.
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Then made in to sets
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:10 pm

The instruction tell you that the next part should be done once the supports are added to the frame.
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I decided to do them before as I wanted to solder them and to glue as instructed.

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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:13 pm

Painted and fitted.
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:14 pm

The next part is to build the section that fits between these and supports the main coach unit, but I'll leave these as you have to bend the wood to the shape of the coach bottom.

So we've now moved onto the coach section.
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby casper » Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:15 pm

great job on the spring supports Ian :clap:
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Morris » Sun Sep 15, 2019 6:29 pm

This is cool watching it come together - awesome!
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:26 pm

Thanks guys :)
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:30 pm

So on with the cabin section of the build.

Now I went and built this a different way to the instructions, the instructions have you put this all together while the unit is up the right way. I didn't like that as there was no way to make sure it was all kept square while it glued.

So out with the build board I used for the wheels and a piece of graph paper.
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As you can see I pinned it to the board.
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:34 pm

The next part is to glue the outer sheet, again the instructions have you glue this from the centre and work outwards to each side.

So again do it my way, start at one end with a centre line drawn on all pieces.
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mustang » Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:35 pm

Once removed and the edges all trimmed.
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Re: 1848 Stage Coach

Postby Mark » Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:19 am

This is a fascinating build Mustang. Very enjoyable.
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