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by theg8nw
Thu Apr 04, 2019 3:01 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wax Molds and casting
Replies: 7
Views: 1737

Wax Molds and casting

Hello all, I need a little help, I'm looking for someone or a company that can make wax mold and do investment casting in silicon bronze. Currently I am working on the proto type, the parts are small about 1 cubic inch and smaller and casting run will be 25 parts each. Not sure it matters much but I...
by theg8nw
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: I'm just an operator
Replies: 22
Views: 4222

Re: I'm just an operator

We call them "Biological Robots" People who run CNC equipment who have no idea what they are doing and have absolutely no reason to call themselves a machinist. I am part owner of a company that does CNC repair and laser calibration. Some of these "operators" do not even know how to perform simple t...
by theg8nw
Sat Mar 23, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tom bee
Replies: 33
Views: 6308

Re: Tom bee

Finally received my trucks 73 days after ordering. A far cry from the 2 weeks I was promised. I hope for Toms sake they get their issues resolved.
by theg8nw
Sat Mar 16, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tom bee
Replies: 33
Views: 6308

Re: Tom bee

I was told by Bridget 2 week delivery, It has been 67 day so far and I have heard several times "shipping next week" "next week or two" "waiting on side frames" Still waiting for the truck to be delivered.. What is the connection between Tom and Bridget ? Are they a resaler, or taking over or what? ...
by theg8nw
Tue Oct 23, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: EMD E5a or E6a Prototype drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 1379

EMD E5a or E6a Prototype drawings

Does anyone have or know where I can get a set of prototype drawings for a E 5 or E 6. I would also be looking for the "B" unit as well.


Thanks
by theg8nw
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: As promised more goodies for sale
Replies: 10
Views: 4451

Re: As promised more goodies for sale

PM sent
by theg8nw
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:49 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Are 7/8" R8 collets worth having?
Replies: 6
Views: 1461

Re: Are 7/8" R8 collets worth having?

From my experience I had a contract for drilling and reaming a 3 1/2 deep hole. Drill was 63/64 taper shank drill cut and turned to 7/8" Reamer was 1" carbide tipped with a 7/8" shank. The hole was welded solid with Esab ER70s wire. I would average 125 holes drilled and reamed before I broke a colle...
by theg8nw
Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.5" scale marker lights assembled
Replies: 2
Views: 1099

Re: 1.5" scale marker lights assembled

I'll take them if there still available.. please send info for payment.

Thanks

John
by theg8nw
Tue Sep 24, 2013 6:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Northern Cab Drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 690

Northern Cab Drawings

Hey Does anyone know where I can get (beg Borrow steal) a set of cab drawing for a 1-1/2 scale northern? I'm looking mainly for a UP FEF but could maybe use others

Thanks In advance..
by theg8nw
Mon Sep 02, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Fishplates Anyone??
Replies: 8
Views: 2134

Re: Fishplates Anyone??

Try Enterprise plastic... EPStores.com (330)346-0496 they don't list them on their web site but I know they sell them. 1/8 thick 1/2 wide 4 in long. with 4 elongated holes. aluminum.
by theg8nw
Mon Aug 12, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Westinghouse cross compound air compressor
Replies: 29
Views: 5391

Re: Westinghouse cross compound air compressor

:shock: WOW ! I had no idea that little pump I have has so much history. If anyone would like close up picture of it pm me. it might take me a week of so but i can get them for ya..
by theg8nw
Mon Apr 15, 2013 7:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: <<<< LITTLE ENGINES HAS BEEN SOLD>>>>
Replies: 29
Views: 4979

Re: <<<< LITTLE ENGINES HAS BEEN SOLD>>>>

Well done Mike... Congrats.....