The Lion Locomotive
Harrye Frowen's live steam scale model
for 7¼" Gauge

Index       Recent Pictures       Pictures       Video       Drawings       Wagging Banana       Patterns
History       Venus     Images       The Rescue        Revived       Links
       Meccano Magazine       Meccano Lion        Card Model       Butch


Strengthening July 2012

by Dave McCarthy
please click on images for fullsize picture
     
After some problems with pins shearing, Harrye decided a 'boiler off' upgrade was required.


The problems with the pins is thought to be due to following too closely to scale dimensions that just don't give enough strength to the motion under load.