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[MLC] steam donkey – water supply plumbing

Posted by Gerd on Monday, 28 February 2022 with 1 Comment

Hi folks, I added a water pump for boiler feed along with all plumbing to the donkey frame. Please accept YouTube cookies to play this video. By accepting you will be accessing content from YouTube, a service provided by an external third party. YouTube privacy policy If you accept this notice, your choice will be […]

[MLC] Steam engine is ready

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 15 February 2022 with 1 Comment

Hi folks, I finished the steam engine and she runs fine on air. Please accept YouTube cookies to play this video. By accepting you will be accessing content from YouTube, a service provided by an external third party. YouTube privacy policy If you accept this notice, your choice will be saved and the page will […]

[MLC] Steam Donkey Update

Posted by Gerd on Friday, 4 February 2022 (Comments Closed)as

Hi folks, I started work to refurbish the steam engine. First part is shown in the video below. The valve gear will need some more attention and will be handled in a separate part. What I like to share is the photo below, showing the planned arrangement of the assembly. The donkey puncher is 10″ […]

[MLC] Building a steam donkey – part 1

Posted by Gerd on Wednesday, 19 January 2022 (Comments Closed)as

Hello folks and welcome to a new video series. In very early 2022, I decided to build a steam donkey for my 5″-gauge railroad “Moody Lumber Co.” in 1:7.2 scale, which is 1-2/3″ or 42mm to the foot. The initial idea was, to reuse the old steam winch that was mounted on the Shay locomotive. […]

[MLC] Big overhaul of the Shay locomotive

Posted by Gerd on Friday, 7 January 2022 with 1 Comment

Hello folks, welcome in 2022 and I wish you all the best and more important health for the new year. Stay safe and enjoy your hobby. In the past weeks and month, I spend a huge overhaul to my Shay-locomotive, which were not yet shown here on the blog. Meanwhile, the loco is back in […]