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Offline Zafarelli

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Steam engine
« on: April 26, 2007, 06:39:56 PM »
Don't really know where to put this, but wanted to post the pictures anyway  :)

Westfalia Chris was so kind to sculpt a multi-part steam engine for me, which will be available from Pardulon as soon as I figure out how and where to attach the steam pipes to connect boiler and cylinder, and what material to use. I guess it will boil down to brass wire, but I am open to suggestions.

Here is the first version, a combination of boiler and open cylinder with visible piston:



And the second one, with a closed, a bit more "Victorian looking" cylinder:



Lots of possibilities for these, I think. From "African Queen"-like steam boats to battle wagons to Aeronefs everything is possible. Apart from my shoddy painting, I like these quite a lot.
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Offline marianas_gamer

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« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2007, 07:29:20 AM »
I really like these, especially the more "Victorian" version. Let us know when these are available>
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Offline Prof.Witchheimer

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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2007, 07:51:06 AM »
missed this topic, these engines are really top, need them!

Offline Zafarelli

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« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2007, 07:54:07 AM »
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Let us know when these are available


I will, promise. I hope to take final pictures this weekend.

Offline vikotnik

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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2007, 08:58:38 AM »
Great paintjob, Zaff!

Amazing what You can do with NMM... :oops:
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« Reply #5 on: May 03, 2007, 01:53:34 PM »
cool stuff realy like it .
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Offline Zafarelli

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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2007, 06:52:02 PM »
Finally, I managed to put them in the shop... Here they are:

http://pardulon.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=225
http://pardulon.com/catalog/product_info.php?products_id=224

Thanks again, Chris, great models!

Offline warrenpeace

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« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2007, 12:59:46 AM »
Note that actual working small steam engines can be obtained that are small enough to work on a game table.  Add water and a fuel pellet and the engine will do it's thing for a couple of hours.  Just found this out last night at a local train and model store when I was looking for something else.  The mind boggles with the gaming possibilties.  I was told that many varieties of tiny working steam engines are available, although the store had only one to show.
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Offline Westfalia Chris

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« Reply #8 on: May 17, 2007, 07:18:05 AM »
As said in the other thread, LiveSteam is neat, but gets very, very hot quickly, so qreat care must be taken to prevent accidental touching.

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« Reply #9 on: May 17, 2007, 07:59:02 AM »
Quote from: "warrenbruhn"
Note that actual working small steam engines can be obtained that are small enough to work on a game table.


You probably could put working artilery on the table to but part from the Wow!-factor, or perhaps Ouch!-factor I can't see many benefits. :-)

 

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