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    • September 12, 2017 7:22 PM EDT
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      Greg Elmassian said:

      OK, I'm assuming the person who voted on my reputation on 2 different posts here,  it was not an "increase" reputation. Perhaps it was, but most likely not.

       

      Assumption and facts do not go hand in hand. I thought you were a factual man? I can tell you it wasn't me because as you know I have no issues stating my mind publicly.

      However some good did come out of this as Maynard "Thanked" Fred!

       

    • September 13, 2017 3:29 AM EDT
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      I certainly did not think it was you Roos.... anyway back to your regularly scheduled show... 

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    • September 13, 2017 5:10 AM EDT
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      John Passaro said:

          We all have our Croix to bear.

       Maybe if things go quiet from time to time Gilbert could diversify a little.  I have a couple of bear  cameos on my RR and of course there is a good trade to be done in religious artefacts.  

       

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    • November 3, 2017 1:17 PM EDT
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      Thanks to Henk Vanzijl and our Father Fred ( Fred Mills ) of the OVGRS, I have been busy copying parts from a 0-4-0 Switcher. This has made a great number of new listings for replacement parts on my website. This latest session started with a request from a Mr. Seldon of Texas needing a replacement for his broken Crosshead Slide Right.

      In the coming weeks, a Pilot Truck for a C-16 is next in line to be copied.

    • November 6, 2017 8:27 AM EST
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        "EGADSZOOKS"...Gilbert, you done good...

        I hadn't looked at Gilbert's web page for quite a while, but with some spare minutes this morning, I browsed it.

           I knew he had added some new parts, but had no idea, of the extent of his "Library"...

           Great work, young fellow.

            To others reading this;

                        Yes, I have helped Gilbert, along with others, but I still must thank him for stepping up, with this treasure trove of needed parts.

       If anyone else is looking for a needed part, or see the future need for one...please let Gilbert know, and if possible, send him the part you need and he will make a new one...and at the same time, add the part to his library. (Rest assured...He does return your original part)

       If you don't have the part, sometimes the guys around here can find one for Gilbert...

         NO...I DON"T GET FREE PARTS FROM GILBERT...I only get the opportunity to purchase parts that would not be available if not for GLX.

        Fred Mills

      This post was edited by Fred Mills. at November 6, 2017 3:36 PM EST
    • November 6, 2017 8:52 PM EST
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      Yes, I have to agree with Fred. Gilbert made some roller bearing end caps for my Arisocraft roller bearing trucks, I had lost one of the caps. The replacement cap Gilbert made is identical to the Aristo ones, and worked flawlessly.

       

      And yes, Gilbert sent my truck back to me.

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    • March 14, 2018 7:07 PM EDT
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      Gilbert at GLX, now has brake wheels...if you have a particular style/type you want...send Gilbert a sample and he may be able to produce them for you.

        I have seen two styles similar to the Old Aristo ones...

        Fred Mills

    • March 15, 2018 5:54 AM EDT
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      Its great the Gilbert is providing us with the parts that we need for our hobby. And he did a really good job on all of the parts that I have ordered from him.

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    • May 10, 2018 12:53 AM EDT
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      I met Gilbert at the latest OVAR dinner meeting, here in Ottawa on Tuesday evening (May 8th)

         He showed me some fresh, new samples of some more replacement parts...Aristo articulated locomotive owners will be happy...

       He says he will be making an announcement shortly...on this forum...stay tuned...

        Fred Mills

    • May 11, 2018 1:03 PM EDT
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      Yes, that's right, Fred! I have been able to 3D print an Aristocraft Mallet Pilot, 21500-166. At first, the replacement part was made in several pieces before final assembly. Now, with my 3rd 3D printer, I am able to print it in one piece. 

      The new part is made with thicker vertical posts and has a brace running under the grill bars of the pilot to strengthen it further. It is also possible to mount it to the locomotive with 4 screws rather than just 2. These improvements should make the part stand up better from the odd branch, rock or debris lying on the track. 

      Photos are in a new album I just uploaded.

      This printer is a Wanao Duplicator7 Plus.

      Gilbert

       

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