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Re: DD40X
« Reply #90 on: March 20, 2010, 11:06:33 AM »
I think it took them less time to design and build a real DD40X before this was done.  :ban:
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Re: DD40X
« Reply #91 on: March 20, 2010, 12:17:24 PM »
It took only 6 months from the original order to delivery of #6900.  And 7 months prior to that for finalizing the design.  Am I over that yet?

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #92 on: March 20, 2010, 04:58:12 PM »
I'd see you keep slowly work and take time just positive and no hurry so that's good one ;)

Looking great DD40X, Bill ;)


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Re: DD40X
« Reply #93 on: March 21, 2010, 10:01:11 PM »


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Re: DD40X
« Reply #94 on: March 22, 2010, 04:34:23 PM »
Sorry for posting pics that seam to have almost nothing different from the last even though I've put in a couple hours of work on it.  I've found that I get other ideas of thing I need to do or would like to try on it after I've posted the pics. (plus anything that don't look right of course ;))



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Re: DD40X
« Reply #95 on: March 22, 2010, 06:39:20 PM »
I severely hope that you have plans of making the other DDA40X from Auran look like a pile of crap, because that looks to be where this project is going. :P

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #96 on: March 22, 2010, 08:56:36 PM »
rofl, I think the project has already been there; several times. Heck, it prolly owns a house and some land there too.   :cheers:
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Re: DD40X
« Reply #97 on: March 23, 2010, 06:45:12 AM »
Good Grief Jaade - this http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b306/slave-driver/a62c16cd.jpg put paid to the built-in, 7 pages ago.

And I'm pretty sure Bill has figured out what he is doing....

Andy :)

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #98 on: March 23, 2010, 07:11:14 AM »
Yeah...he do nice work!   :)

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #99 on: March 23, 2010, 12:48:11 PM »
Alex.  If you haven't figured out that it don't take much effort to make built in locomotives look like crap then you need your head examined.  The picture Andy posted was from my original which had many errors and inaccuracies in it.  It was still many times better than the built in DD40.  You might as well compare a little wooden Brio train to a real locomotive.  There really is no comparison.

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #100 on: March 23, 2010, 01:10:40 PM »
You might as well compare a little wooden Brio train, with trip pins on the couplers, to a real locomotive.

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #101 on: March 23, 2010, 02:15:39 PM »
LOL, I was just joking around. I know that you can take a squat and make something better than the default Auran crap. It looks good man. I might have to get it, even though I have no use for it and prefer the 35. It just looks that good. :P (Why do I find that most of the payware that I get I have no use for and just get because it looks awesome. [which reminds me, I need to get more Chessie crap, lol])


And I personally prefer my Brios with magnetic couplers Ferrous.

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #102 on: March 23, 2010, 08:26:49 PM »


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Re: DD40X
« Reply #103 on: March 23, 2010, 09:18:57 PM »
Nice, Bill. :yay:

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Re: DD40X
« Reply #104 on: March 23, 2010, 11:51:11 PM »
The battery box is actually the door in the nose area on both sides.  The 2 under the cab have air lines and air valves.  The funny thing about it is on the engineers side the single latch door is at the back of the cab not the front like on the conductors side.

Something don't look right on the cab.  I can't put a finger on it right now but something is wrong.

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