The Bathgate Locomotive works have been on bit of an intentional go slow this past week. Robert brings us up to speed:
Trying the chimney base prior to machining it to match the smokebox curve. Bit of a saga with the delivery of the wrapper, the supplier had to put the item into quarantine after it was returned from being rolled. This delayed the dispatch onwards to me. Most frustrating…….
The answer is in the way I set up the lathe tool:
It worked well, very theraputic.
The flange is still to big & a lot of hand filing is required for the next stage. Roll on the next wet day!