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I am attempting to build a 2 inch scale log hauler. I am using the plans in livesteam mag. The question of the day is about the boiler. It will be a 6 inch barrel with 20 5/8 od flues and a fire box of about 4.5 by 8 inches and 6 inches deep. The cylinders will be 1.25 by 1.5 inch stroke. These will...
- Sun Jul 14, 2019 5:54 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Got Logs? 2019 July 4 Logging action at CSME
- Replies: 5
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Don't know if the donkey can handle something that big. It is on the small side. We did manage to put both the shay and donkey in the shop for repairs.
Getting ready to replace the boiler on my 10 wheeler. What is the collective thought on girder stay or 3/8 rod to the top of tube and crown sheet. If round stays how many? Also any other changes to add or consider. It will be professional welded. Going to use 3/8 stays instead of the 1/4 in plans.
I have mechanical and displacement lubricators on my equipment. Do I use the same steam oil in both or different? I was planning on ordering a 5 gallon pail of either green velvet , Mobil 600 super or shell product. A couple of us were discussing the differences and the question came up about the sh...
I went to local sheet metal shop had a galvanized box made. Soft soldered all of the joints. The last one lasted over 20 years and it only cost fifty bucks. Mounted it on 1/4 inch wooden spacers for ventilation and allow any spills to dry
Anybody out there have a Steam Donkey. I have one and just love watching the gears and drums spin. I want to set up a display at some steam meets (ie. Soule this fall) looking for suggestions. It is 1.5 inch scale and currently on a flat car with an A-frame hoist attached. Propane fired (firebox so ...
The roller bearings are lubricated buy cross drilled holes in the axle. There is a hole in the center of the axle You just pressed the oilcan up to it squeeze until you see it coming out of the other side of the bearings