Gladiator LNER G5, Chassis almost complete.

The kink trick worked and leaves much more in the way of a turning circle. Next step is fitting the pick ups.
Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Not the clearest photo but it shows you the kink in the brake rod.
Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Taking a leaf from JB’s book I also added half nuts and tube to represent the adjuster – I shouldn’t have but I couldn’t resist adding the detail.
Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

I also thickened up the pivot on the opposite side in line with photos in Hooles NER Locos book and added a filed down cast crankpin nut.
Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5

Gladiator LNER G5