Interest in topics on HP Products rebuilds?

Are you interested in seeing how to repair/work on older TT Scale locomotives?

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Interest in topics on HP Products rebuilds?

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As many of y'all know, I have a number of HP Products and other older TT scale locos, some of which need rebuilding/repair/refit ("3R"). Is anyone interested in me doing a series on how to work on/look out for when performing "3R" on older TT scale locomotives?

I have a few 0-6-0s, 2-8-0s, 4-6-2s, 4-8-2s, and a 4-6-6-4 on the docket to perform "3R" on over the course of the next few months, if anyone is interested in what I will be working on.
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I'm currently doing a thorough redo of a Kemtron/Lindsey 0-4-0 "Dockside"/"Tiny Tim." It's a real challenge remotoring, etc. this small loco--but it is fun- and keeps me out of the bars! :grin:

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Would be glad to hear about you5 adventures with the original stuff! Bring it on!

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Okay, I will go ahead and start topics dedicated to "3R" of older TT scale locomotives. I am in the middle or rearranging the train room, when I am done, and my work-bench is ready, I will start documenting my repair and restoration work, for all to see (and hopefully learn from), and hopefully I learn from the process as well.
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Another question?

Would anyone be interested in videos covering the basics of working on older TT scale locomotives?
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With regards to CaTTwoman281's and my 2018 resolutions, we plan on starting video production in about 3 weeks or so, with the first video expected to be posted to YouTube in the 1st week of 2018.
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I have pulled out an HP Products 4-6-2 Pacific kit of one of my boxes of TT scale projects. Is anyone interested in me doing a video/photo series on the construction of the kit, from unboxing to final assembly?
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AstroGoat760 wrote:Is anyone interested in me doing a video/photo series on the construction of the kit, from unboxing to final assembly?
I think un-box/assemble videos are ALWAYS valuable...
especially if you include your thinking on why you are doing things in a certain way or sequence.

You could also cover potential modifications/upgrades (details, motor, DCC etc..) even if you don't tackle them.
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Richard-B wrote:
AstroGoat760 wrote:Is anyone interested in me doing a video/photo series on the construction of the kit, from unboxing to final assembly?
I think un-box/assemble videos are ALWAYS valuable...
especially if you include your thinking on why you are doing things in a certain way or sequence.

You could also cover potential modifications/upgrades (details, motor, DCC etc..) even if you don't tackle them.
Details and motor work, sure. I just do not feel comfortable enough at this time to cover DCC, as I do not have enough experience to consider myself qualified to cover it, yet.
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