MARCH 2019 :No 40 Progress Report Extract
Firehole Door Ring
The new Firehole door ring has been hot formed and welded in readiness to be fit
The outer firebox side sheets have now all been trimmed to length in readiness for the fitting of the firebox, the damaged longitudinal stay holes have been built up with weld and ground flush in readiness for retapping.
The inner firebox has now been completely drilled in readiness of fitting, each stay hole has also been countersunk in preparation of being welded. The foundation ring has been fit and drilled in preparation of riveting. The fusible plug boss has been welded into the firebox crown.
Scroll through the photos on the right to follow the progress made to date