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ALAIN DELASSUS

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Re: WW&F No. 10 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #150 on: March 16, 2018, 01:46:13 PM »
 On the AMTP like once on the SNCF it 's chemically pure lead and  you need  to get the knack to have it grip properly to the inside of the brass plug.

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« Reply #151 on: April 17, 2018, 02:07:02 AM »
Hi  Any timetable for #10 to return to rails?  We know it's been a tough spring for temperature and hope that it warms up soon for you all.  We are trying to visit the weekend of the 19th in August with grandson and family and are looking forward to it!

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« Reply #152 on: April 17, 2018, 11:12:26 AM »
Like with #9, it will be done when it's done.  We're hoping by Victorian Christmas, I think, but we'll see.  Having the extra locomotive would be quite helpful.

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« Reply #153 on: April 17, 2018, 04:35:35 PM »
Thank you, James.  I meant to say we are looking forward to our visit with or without #10!  We know that restoration is a lengthy process.  Here in Maryland boilers also have to be approved and pass state tests.  Same in Maine?

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« Reply #154 on: April 17, 2018, 05:16:01 PM »
Yes. #10's new boiler must pass state inspections. We have been working with Boothbay Railway Village to ensure this is all done properly.

As with everything, completion time is also dependant on volunteer availability. We have a number of major projects underway currently, and would welcome any help anyone can give on them. Even if it doesn't mean helping directly with #10, your assistance could free someone else to do so.

To volunteer... show up! (on any Saturday.) Or if you have availability during the week, let us know.
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« Reply #155 on: April 22, 2018, 09:05:57 PM »
Hi Ed et al, Sorry to say that my health precludes making many trips to Maine.  We are planning to be up there the third weekend in August.  I am versed in MSWord and Excel and would be happy to assist if any documentation can be worked on down here in MD.  I of course can read PDF but do not have the PDF write program.  Looking forward to August.

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« Reply #156 on: April 22, 2018, 10:20:55 PM »
If you have MSWord 2007 or later, there is an option to publish the document as a .PDF

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« Reply #157 on: April 23, 2018, 01:39:29 AM »
If you have MSWord 2007 or later, there is an option to publish the document as a .PDF
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Thanks Roger, yes I do have 2007 or later.  Just not use to having to use PDF files.  No sweat.

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« Reply #158 on: May 24, 2018, 07:04:37 PM »
Bernie has completed work on the Saddle Shim, and is ready for it to go to the Foundry..

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« Reply #159 on: May 24, 2018, 08:44:00 PM »
Another work of art from the Bernie Perch Gallery!!!  We are so blessed to have talent such as Bernie on board.

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« Reply #160 on: May 25, 2018, 12:33:51 PM »
Fantastic work, Bernie.

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« Reply #161 on: May 28, 2018, 11:32:45 PM »
A work of art! Beautiful work, Bernie!

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« Reply #162 on: May 31, 2018, 11:13:05 PM »
Amazing, gorgeous work, Bernie!!

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Re: WW&F No. 10 - Official Work Thread
« Reply #163 on: July 20, 2018, 11:54:09 PM »
Castings arrived..




Test fit of the finished product...





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« Reply #164 on: July 21, 2018, 01:48:43 AM »
It looks like a reasonably good fit.

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