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Hey Guys, Currently purchasing parts for my first project (more on that later), but starting plan the next one. I am looking to build a narrow gauge steam locomotive and railway with the Indiana Jones track. I am looking at a classic 4-6-0 ten-wheeler, similar to the Lone Ranger Constitution but scaled more to narrow gauge. Ala Walter E. Disney: or more like Tweetsie No. 12: To scale to narrow gauge on the 3-wide IJ track I wanted to use 50254 for the leading truck wheels and three sets of 55423 for the drivers. My issue is gearing the drivers while still making it look like a steamer on the outside. I am aware of Space2310's bogie, but was trying to keep the outside a little less clunky and just having a driver rod with something like 32065 or custom Zephyr rods. So I am asking for your help to design a 3 axle narrow gauge PF bogie, hopefully internally framed. The center axle probably has to be floating to contend with the 3-wide sharp curved IJ track... Any bogie gurus out there?!
My first creation, a European three axle dump truck. It uses 2 XL motors for drive, a servo for steering, L for dump and M for winch. I have decided to use 3 small turntables to create 2 pendular solid axles in the rear. I am happy with the result as this is not meant for heavy offroad use. It does the job nicely. No front drive, but oh well, goals for next model. I am very happy with the looks and color scheme and am hoping to find a good reaction from the community any questions about model I am happy to answer! Thanks for viewing! Photos are here: http://www.brickshel...ry.cgi?f=559019 Sorry for giant sizes, you'll have to zoom out Files may not be public for a bit, sorry! May as well deep-link the photos http://www.brickshel...mg_2602-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2603-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2604-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2605-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2606-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2607-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2608-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2609-min.jpg http://www.brickshel...mg_2611-min.jpg