All photography by Iain AH Smith

The new smokebox wrapper with liner sections, ready for drilling, June 2008

The original smokebox liner plates after removal, May 2008.

The smokebox door ring is wasted in places, and was damaged at some point in the past.

John and Ian pose with the recently removed smokebox ring.

The smokebox saddle newly primed. 

The reverser after superficial cleaning, ready to be removed.

The reverser after cleaning and priming. Once it was freed off, what little wear there was was easily taken up by shimming. 


The percentage cut-off indicator following some TLC from Iain


The Carmyllie Pilot Company Ltd 2008