Author Topic: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread  (Read 171259 times)

Bill Baskerville

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #390 on: January 06, 2017, 05:14:03 AM »
It is just amazing how much is being accomplished is so short a period of time.  From the discovery a little over a year ago, that No. 10 needed a new boiler, to the decision making, design of 10 & 11's boilers, fund raising, contracting, and now cut and rolled steel.  I can't think of any private, commercial or governmental organization that reacts and implements as quickly as our cadre of volunteers. 

Simply amazing..... truly amazing!

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Ira Schreiber

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #391 on: January 06, 2017, 07:45:39 PM »
Political message.
It is amazing what can be accomplished when the Government does not oversee the project.
(Tongue in cheek)
« Last Edit: January 08, 2017, 05:48:09 PM by Ira Schreiber »

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #392 on: January 06, 2017, 09:00:55 PM »
Well done, all.

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« Reply #393 on: January 06, 2017, 09:23:10 PM »
Well said Ira.
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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #394 on: January 07, 2017, 12:01:43 AM »
Very exciting to see the pieces start to take shape. Looks like we have some serious riveting ahead.
Did I miss the rolling of the sheets for #10's boiler? Or are they next in line?

Oh, and please, let's leave the political comments out. There's plenty of opinionating everywhere else, and getting away from all that is one of the great things about the WW&F.
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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #395 on: January 07, 2017, 12:07:22 AM »
2 comments:

1. The components for #10 and #11 are being rolled simultaneously. The order they come out at the fabricators is based on their preferences in getting the entire job done as efficiently as possible. If all went according to plan, all the parts should now be completed.

2. I considered Ira's comment more of a joke/humorous stab than a political statement. Any further debate on political matters will be subject to moderation.

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #396 on: January 07, 2017, 12:34:07 AM »
I'll post about the sheet rolling under general discussion, 21 campaign.

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #397 on: January 07, 2017, 01:22:35 AM »
It's the cadre of donors that makes it all possible.  All the plans in the world mean little if the money isn't there to back it up.  Thanks to all those who regularly give a little something each month to this project!

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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #398 on: January 08, 2017, 03:04:04 PM »
Just curious. Is the horizontal seam in the barrel going to be welded or riveted? If it's riveted what style of joint will be used?
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Re: WW&F No. 11 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #399 on: December 18, 2018, 04:25:08 PM »
I know this thread is old and I know that major work on #11 is a few years away however I thought I would post this link. http://dakotafoundry.com/capabilities/ Dakota Foundry is owned by Cory Anderson, who built the 150 hp Case traction engine replica. Having some of the more complex casting like the cylinders done by them would be something to consider as they understand steam engines. I'm not suggesting they would be the cheapest place but they might be ones the best and I would hope that they would at least be consulted before decisions on who will do major castings are made.
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