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MOC: 2-2-4 Steamer


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#1 Unitron6991

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 12:07 AM

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The hard part about building steamers is getting 'em to go around curves!:tongue:
After that they're pretty easy.

I wanted this to have the feel of a early railroading era engine. A newly built line's first engine, for example. Maybe 1840's-ish?
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The front is solid and the back truck has to swivels to allow sideways motion on the curves
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#2 lightningtiger

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 12:43 AM

This is a real C&C - that's CUTE and CLEVER  :wink: - excellent piece of designing there 'Unitron6991' and keep on bricking ! :sweet:

#3 SavaTheAggie

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Posted 22 September 2010 - 06:22 PM

Nice job, captures the look of an early steamer well.  Do you have any larger close up shots of the way you've articulated the rear truck?  I can't quite tell from the picture.

--Tony




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