Water tower question

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:32 AM

BigJim
Another interesting thread flushed down the toilet by the gum flappers!

I ought to get out my Eludium PU-36 Explosive Space Mod-U-Lay-Tor and blow you all to kingdom come!!!

Aw, calm down, Marvin.  Just because you're right is no reason to get so excited.  See, Jones1945 is already fixing the situation...

Besides, if you don't know the science you're likely to blow up the Oith, and while that would solve all the actual tar-baby gum-flapping going on over on the 'railroads conspiring in climate denial' thread, it would still be a shame in other respects.

 

Someone with image-editing software: put a N&W hat on this: 

"What, me worry?"

And, lest we forget, here's Jim in action:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip1usqfHFOc

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Posted by Overmod on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:38 AM

The scoop thing has been discussed in some detail.  Problem is that the frame is a heavy casting, like an engine bed, and of course has no provision either to attach or plumb a scoop.  Without a hard need to make that change for functional or operational reasons it's difficult to justify spending all the necessary dollars on that rather than higher-priority options.

ny opinion is to duplicate operating parts of the visible mechanism so as to facilitate conversion to 'working' in future and preserve much of the 'replica historic fabric', but for now attach it as a dummy.

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Posted by Flintlock76 on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:30 AM

Good Lord Mod-man, don't say it, don't mention it, don't even THINK it!

That is, don't mention that "...railroads conspiring in climate denial..." dog fight going on in the "Trains" Forum.  I don't want it drifting over here into the "last pure playground," if you know what I mean!  

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Posted by BigJim on Wednesday, December 18, 2019 11:57 AM

Overmod
And, lest we forget, here's Jim in action: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ip1usqfHFOc


I actually figured you'd come up with something inteligent, not some two bit low quality indie junk! Wink
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkbWF-kDK8Y

Big SmileBig SmileBig Smile

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