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Various files related to brass locomotive building, repairs, parts, and supplies, that may be of interest to our members and lurkers...


Brass Locomotive Building and Repair

LEMON-AID.doc - Notes for a brass lcocmotive repair clinic for the NMRA Cincinnati National Convention, July 2005, by Frank Bongiovanni (MS Word doc)

Jig_Axles.doc - Smooth running locos: the jig axle method of aligning frames and rods, by Peter Ross (MS Word doc)


Tools and Techniques

HO_Scale_Conversion.doc - Conversion table of HO inches to thousands of an inch, prepared by Russell Cadotte (MS Word doc)

And a new one: "Cutting Sheet Brass" by Tom Knowles (.txt Doc.)