Rebuilding 10RB

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Real name: Bill Holmes

Re: Rebuilding 10RB

Post #31 by billh » Sat May 04, 2013 11:13 pm

Latest update on the re-build.....
I took the rear drum shaft and gear to a local locomotive repairer- unfortunately , despite my specific instruction, they tried to press the gear off in the wrong direction on their "400" tonne wheel press. I am unsure whether they have destroyed it completely , lost it or both! Whatever, we are now having to use a rather worn spare, so now re-assembling the clutches, drums etc . The shaft wear means the swing clutch rattles around somewhat, it remains to be seen how well it works. Meanwhile repairs to the right hand undercarriage is nearing completion- frame had some welding, new pins on the track rollers, new shafts made for the idler and driving sprockets,bushes bored out and sleeved. Should be able to get the track back on very soon, then we start on the other side. ....

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Re: Rebuilding 10RB

Post #32 by Newboy » Sat Jul 19, 2014 5:24 pm

Do you have any further updates or photos of the 10RB.

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