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The 10A Allocation

Discussion in 'Steam Traction' started by GWR4707, Apr 8, 2019.

  1. LMS2968

    LMS2968 Well-Known Member

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    It was down to a lot of things. From memory there were several causes, including a very coarse thread for the gudgeon pin nut, the slot for the nut retaining cotter being horizontal instead of vertical, the split in the cotter not being deep enough so was bent at the stress raiser point, and that the nut was backed off to align the slots in the nut and gudgeon pin, rather than fit a different thickness spacing washer.
     
  2. Big Al

    Big Al Resident of Nat Pres Staff Member Moderator

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    Called an engineering 'bodge' by any other name? Fortunately things have moved on even though the loco sadly hasn't.
     
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    Quick question, who owns Tangmere?
     
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    I think the quick answer is nobody really knows.
     
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    Spamcan81 Resident of Nat Pres

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    Was admiring a Michelin rubber tyred railcar in the Mulhouse museum only this morning.
     
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    I don’t think that anyone would want to admit to owning Tangmere. She’s a scruffy, pig ugly, smelly, smokey, clanking beast...but I love her to bits - which she is often in, or flinging them around the Network.
    The ultimate drama queen, never a dull moment.
    I really miss her.
     
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    And me after this climb of Shap .
     
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    They let her loose on Shap? On her own...?
     
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    Damned good acceleration, that! Is it just the dampness of Shap cutting, or is there a flange lubricator in the vicinity. Most videos I've seen show locomotives slipping at the same point just before the summit...

    Richard.
     
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    You’re verging on being sent to the naughty step but your declaration of love has earned you a reprieve. :)
     
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    Thought that post might prompt a scathing response from you;), although I presume you meant declaration of love.
     
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    Likewise, she was a real smoke machine, one of the first engines I rode behind on the mainline (I believe the third)
     
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    I didn't realise you were allowed to access Nat Pres while behind bars these days!
     
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    ????
     
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    There is a flange lubricator that catches many a driver out .
     
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    I know wimmin like that.:Happy:
     
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    Oh do tell us when and why!
     
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    :eek: I've said too much already...............my lips are sealed.:Muted:
     
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