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Post  its-me on Thu 22 Oct 2015, 8:52 pm

hi all , I have found two things I have having difficulty with , first , my toe straps are way too short and did not fit at all , I got 2 replacements ( one perfect fit ) but they were both R/H ones hehe so still missing a L/H tongue , I also have just come to fit the drive pin peg to my rear wheels but they are both way to big for the holes in the hub . I have been trying to contact stw but with no luck , has anyone found a solution to these ??? thank youuuuu Very Happy
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Post  Mike King on Fri 23 Oct 2015, 8:14 am

Hi,
I had the same problem with my tow straps. I had them exchanged,they were still a bit tight so i worked on the tow bar a little to make them fit. With regardsto the small drive pin i had no probs. I am sure that STW will sort it.
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Post  Phil Uridge on Fri 23 Oct 2015, 5:44 pm

I had the same problem with the pins and STW send replacements. I tried to recut the threads on the old pins but they are so small it was impossible.

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Post  its-me on Fri 23 Oct 2015, 9:59 pm

right , okay thank you both of you . I will contact them at some point
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Post  its-me on Sat 24 Oct 2015, 6:46 pm



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Post  its-me on Sat 24 Oct 2015, 6:59 pm

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Post  its-me on Sat 24 Oct 2015, 7:02 pm



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Post  its-me on Sat 24 Oct 2015, 7:05 pm

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Post  Pitpup on Sun 25 Oct 2015, 7:34 am

Where did u get the chrome wheel caps from ? Or are they just highly polished originals ?
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Post  Pitpup on Sun 25 Oct 2015, 7:38 am

The finish on the wheel looks very good...what airbrush did you use ?. Thanks.
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Post  Tony King on Sun 25 Oct 2015, 9:26 am

Lovely looking paint & lining job!... So good to see pictures being posted of progress!... Not many people seem to be doing that now a days, which is a shame!

Well done!

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Post  its-me on Sun 25 Oct 2015, 9:01 pm

thank you Tony and the hub caps have been nickel plated . the wheels were brush painted , hope this helps Very Happy
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Post  its-me on Thu 29 Oct 2015, 9:01 pm



just I picture I like of the milling on the axel Very Happy
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Post  its-me on Thu 29 Oct 2015, 9:05 pm



some progress on the tender Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  its-me on Fri 01 Jan 2016, 10:46 pm

Happy New Year everyone ! , hope all of you got some work done on the kits over Christmas ( but chirstmas dinner and mulled wine must take priority of course drunken ) , just one thing , don't use locktite insteant gasket on the tender tank . I used this and had to disassemble the tender and reseal as the gasket reacted with the sealant , hope this helps Smile
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Post  its-me on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 10:14 pm

just a quick update of my build so far

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Post  its-me on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 10:15 pm

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Post  its-me on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 10:17 pm

fitted the finally finished tender to the horn plates for storage

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Post  its-me on Tue 26 Jan 2016, 10:19 pm

the steps on the tender

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Post  Crazy_jim on Sun 07 Feb 2016, 3:18 pm

Looking good there mate. Are you brush painting or spraying?
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Post  its-me on Mon 29 Feb 2016, 8:35 pm

Hi all,
I seem to have a problem , I fitted the piston .......... so far so good. But it seems to be rather stiff moving in the bore/cylinder block. I tried fitting the gland/ packing and side bars but this hasn't helped. Is it normal to be stiff thus need bedding in or have I been stupid ? please help !!! haha
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Post  its-me on Mon 29 Feb 2016, 8:37 pm

Hi crazy_jim ,
Sorry I only just seen your question . Thank you , I am brush painting it all as I have no compressor.
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Post  Mike King on Mon 29 Feb 2016, 8:40 pm

I had the same issue. Apparently its normal. My problem was i had the gland nuts too tight.
The piston and bore should be ok once steamed a few times i have been assured.
Mike


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Post  its-me on Tue 01 Mar 2016, 9:02 pm

Thank you Mike. I was worried that my piston rings over sized or something , I can sleep now haha
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Post  Mike King on Wed 02 Mar 2016, 10:02 am

Excellent paint job by the way. You could have donr mine if i had known! Ha! Ha.
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