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MOC: PRR B8a 0-6-0T Steam Locomotive


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#1 Cooper

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 01:19 AM

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My build of the PRR B8a 0-6-0T

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#2 Tom Bricks

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 02:50 AM

Nice job it looks pretty close to the real thing. Good use of the spyglass too.
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Posted 04 July 2009 - 03:34 AM

This is just too cute!  I love the way you did the pistons and driving rods!  Have you run it much to see if the rods bind after awhile?  I also like the boiler design.  You've really captured the shape.  Great work!

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 03:43 AM

Fantastic work, looks a lot like the real thing. It might even be worth creating stickers for this one. Well done. :pir-wink:

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#5 fp_lego

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 08:00 AM

Wow really nice work, it looks really cute, droools on floor. My only itch are the two tubes going upwards, I think I would prefer tubes go horizontal even if it doesn't follow exactly the model you are replicatiing.

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Posted 04 July 2009 - 05:49 PM

Very nice Cooper.  This wonderful creation looks like it could be one of the models within Lego's Hobby Train Set (10183).  I love the smooth design that really captures the look of the real Pennsylvania loco.  This train would look excellent with a few coal hoppers.  I really wish Lego would offer a single set like this (much better designed than the My Own Train steam locomotive, yet smaller than a big set like the Emerald Night).  It would make an awesome set and return Lego to a great Train theme like they once had.

This creation deserves a BLOG!

Great job! :thumbup:

#7 Cooper

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Posted 05 July 2009 - 12:49 AM

Cyclone Breezerider: The pistons work fine with no binding.  :classic:

Captain Zuloo: I'm not much of a sticker guy, but I was thinking it might be time to sticker this one too.

Brickster: Wow.  Thanks for the blog entry.  I'm flattered.   I love your coal hopper idea too.   :wub:




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