Page 2 of the Budapest 85 archive.

[CFF] Chassis construction continiues

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 20 July 2021 (Comments Closed)as , ,

Let’s continue construction on the Budapest project ;-) It’s time to get the main frame assembled. The sheets for the front and back were made from ABS plastic again by using the same tools and techniques as on the side frames. I added diagonal U-profiles inside the frame to support the couplers, as it’s found […]

[CFF] Making LGBs excenter-valve-gear more prototypical

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 13 July 2021 (Comments Closed)as , ,

For my new loco, I bought parts from a LGB IK loco to model the valve gear. Unfortunately, the excentre motion is rigged and moving separate. So, it was necessary for me to rebuild these parts into something more prototypical. First, I made some excentre discs from black POM (Delrin) on the lathe. I drilled […]

[CFF] Cylinders and frame details

Posted by Gerd on Tuesday, 6 July 2021 (Comments Closed)as , ,

Welcome back in the workshop, today, I’ll show you some changes I made to the cylinders. They came from the high-pressure chassis of the Tssd-Mallet (BR 99-633) and are cast in brass. This makes machining a bit difficult. As the basic form of the part does not match the Budapest-style, I relocated the valve-gear guide, […]