This will certainly be the last post this year, so I wish all my friends and admirers of my work, a Happy New Year with good health and happiness.
However continuing to the construction of Malaposta carriage, I'll show how to do the foundation that supports the whole structure of the carriage, so it's very important she be okay right and straightened to support the entire weight of the various parts, for this I built a shipyard wherein the base rests, thus being aligned and centered to go proceed to the construction of the whole structure, the foundation is made in good quality plywood, not to bend, has a thickness 4 mm, are made two openings to accommodate the bese lower passenger, the wheels have been removed to facilitate the work around the entire structure, some more pictures to better understand the construction.
terça-feira, 29 de dezembro de 2015
sábado, 19 de dezembro de 2015
Construction of axles and suspension, continuing, as you can see in the pictures, this suspension consists of 3 beams of springs on the front axle and three on the rear axle, this system gave greater strength and stability as well as more comfortable for passengers, springs front are fixed on the crossbar of the front and rear are fixed in the beam cross springs on the rear axle, leaf springs are fixed in front in the back and behind are fixed to the beam cross springs, the blades of the springs are made in steel sheets of 0.75 mm grossura.aqui go some more pictures to see and monitor this compilation.
segunda-feira, 7 de dezembro de 2015
As you can see the wheels are completed, already has a primary coat of paint, to protect and conserve the wood, the rims also are already finished, as can be seen in the pictures, these wheels are not fixed on the shaft by means of threaded nut as normally happens in the chariots but by three screws that pass through the hub from the outside to the inside, being fixed wheel on the shaft by means of a collar which is welded to the shaft and qu prevents the wheel out a method used on heavier cars and long course such as this, as you can see also the wheels, they are provided with bush om the cubes in order to prevent the orifice wear of the cubes and to allow a better bearing. however already started working on track, these are made of 6 mm square section bar, then the ends is fixed axle shaft, with the downward slope of 5 degrees in front and seven behind, the welds used in these parts are made Silver for added resistance, the next chapter will show more progress on track and fifth wheel.