Virtual Missenden – 4F

A series of video clips from Right Track volumes 1 & 2 showing the construction of an Alan Gibson etched brass kit of a Midland 4F. Former Missenden tutor Tony Wright takes us through the stages of construction. These video clips are reproduced here by kind permission of Activity Media.


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Fitting Gibson wheels

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Adding Valance

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Completing the Alan Gibson 4F

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Making the Firebox

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Fitting the Firebox

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The Smoke Box & Boiler

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Cab Beading & Handrails

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Tender Frames

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Building the Tender Body

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Marking Positions for Handrail Pillars

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Lamp Brackets & Other Details

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Soldering Chimney & Dome

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Making Boiler Bands

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Final Tender Details

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The Completed 4F

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