A 47 years old love

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Frank Breitenbach
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello
The first track guard bin is ready. But one is clear: Stephens are very much more detailed and better!
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Hello at all
Now the track guard bins are ready.
The next step are the exausters.
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Hello at all
The exhauster pipe.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
Now the beginning of the exhauster details.

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
Now the first exhauster is ready. The protection plate is complete free hand made.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Nice looking details Frank. It looks like the lower hull has seen a few miles on it already.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello Robert
You are right. When I start with a new project, I test at first the technical components. Then I start with the details.
Well, now the exhauster pipe with the deflector plate.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello
Now a litte progress.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello at all
Now the question: How I can release my ropes?
At first, I ordered a 5mm steel rope and I remove the cable core. So, the diameter is 4,7mm and the rope is more flexible. The rope thimbles are printed. The binding bands are 0,8 mm (brown) and 0,6 mm (white) saddlery yarn.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Very neat job, sailor! :D
A little too much is about right...

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hi Frank,
Great job. Just don't get caught with the Frau's best tweezers as a marlinspike. FWIW I have had success simply burning out the fibre core (polypropylene?) of lengths of 5mm rope. It also burns off zinc plating allowing paint to stick better. Regular blow torch works just fine , but best done outside for ventilation.
Keep up the good work.
cheers
Fabrice

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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello Fabrice
How are you? Nice to hear something from you.
Do not worry. The tweezers are only my modelling equipment.
It is right. The rope looks very new. However, in one or two year it has the right surface. Another way: Lay the rope in vinegar for one day. That is better for the environment. :oops:
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Hello at all
Next step: Now the left side is ready. The M2 wing nut is a printing part.
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Hello
Now the tool moutings at the right side - a horror design.

Cheers and good health for all!
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Re: A 47 years old love

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Excellent Frank, one of the most interesting build threads on the Forum. Lot's of innovation to enjoy.

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