The C-25 tender.


The tender must be cut from brass.  I don't think it will be possible to form the curves of the water legs and rear corners in steel without building specialized metalworking tools such as a miniature slip roll.  The ease of working in brass is just too alluring.  So, I'm investigating having these sheets produced in brass on a CNC turret punch.  The turret punch should be able not only to shape the pieces, but it can do rivet-punching as well.

drawing: C-25 tender

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Updated on 1 May, 1998.