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Thursday, 5 September 2019

Trusses & Buffers

Colin & Ian loosely assembling a roof truss in MH shed
Rob painting rafters
Ian adding the ridge / lantern support
Dave drilling
Colin attaching a foot
Malcolm cleaning a buffer housing from Horden
Inserting the new volute spring on the buffer shaft .....
..... & clamping up the assembly against spring pressure
Peter polishing the buffer faces
Dave & Peter fitting .....
..... both resprung rear buffers on Horden
Dave's back to drilling
Colin tightening all bolts
Dave, Ian & Colin start assembly of another truss
Adjusting the span to specification
Attaching purlin brackets .....
..... & bolting on a foot
Dave's still drilling - but all holes should now be in

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