Guy at our place was a toolmaker for Pottertons. One of they're old guys challenged one of the Apprentices to a finish competition....him with a shaper and the App. with the surface grinder....the shaper gave the better finish, despite meticulous dressing of the grinding wheel
Got: 3½" Lilla, 5" Lion, 2½" Annie Body.
Building : 5" Edward Thomas/Peter Sam, 7¼" Jubilee1897
In planning : 4" Burrell Road loco, 5" Standard 4 tank
Would like to build : 5" Duchess, NGG16 Garrett
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