Scratchbuilt Pile driver

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Glen Haasdyk, Jan 4, 2008.

  1. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    I jst finished my scratchbuilt pile driver that was sitting in a box unfinished for about 3 years:

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    It's entirely scratchbuilt with no comercial castings except a handful of grandt Line NBW castings. The dokey engine is a mix of styrene shapes and clock gears. The boiler is a cut down rifle shell with a homemade spark arrestor on it.

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    Now I can go back to finish my sawmill project...
  2. RonP

    RonP Member of the WMRC

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    what process was this a part of ? pulp ?
  3. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    No the pile driver has nothing to do with the sawmill, except that it's on my logging spur. It is used for driving , of all things, piles for trestles and other structures.
  4. nachoman

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    That's fantastic!

    Kevin
  5. Ralph

    Ralph Remember...it's for fun!

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    Absolutely awesome Glen! I'm really impressed that you scratch built the donkey engine!
    Ralph
  6. COX 47

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    Fine Modeling! Lets see more!....Cox 47
  7. nkp174

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    Quite excellent. Time to start a new project, or finish another old one?
  8. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    Now I'm working on my JV models Sawmill kit. I started it last feburary but I'm just getting back into in now. The progress is in the Logging forum.
  9. Art Decko

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    That's quite cool!