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by BAdams
Wed Feb 20, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Coupler Standards ?
Replies: 16
Views: 689

Re: Coupler Standards ?

Hi Andy, At the Riverside Live Steamers, the Car Foremen before me ("ForeForemen"?) noted the very things that you listed. We have quite an assortment of couplers in the fleet - Railroad Supply, Mercer, Railroad Warehouse, Tom Bee and I think there’s are even few couplers cast up by Jack Sessums, th...
by BAdams
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Coupler Standards ?
Replies: 16
Views: 689

Re: Coupler Standards ?

Hi Andy,

Attempts have been made, John_S posted this awhile back: viewtopic.php?f=8&t=103231&p=351996&hil ... rs#p351996

Brook
by BAdams
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: silver soldering steel to steel
Replies: 33
Views: 2116

Re: silver soldering steel to steel

For small stuff you need to heat from below:
Jewelers Tripod.jpg
Soldering Tripod
Rio Grande, lists their's as 9"-high (229mm) steel tripod with 4-3/4"-diameter (121mm) ring and a 6" square screen.
https://www.riogrande.com/product/solde ... ens/502085


Brook
by BAdams
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Balanced slide valves?
Replies: 5
Views: 823

Re: Balanced slide valves?

Greg,
Were you thinking of the Balanced Slide valve article in the July 1984 issue of Live Steam by Charles Lore?
by BAdams
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3/4" Scale Boxcar Drawings/Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 997

Re: 3/4" Scale Boxcar Drawings/Plans

A little more info on the car's builder:
https://www.wplives.org/sn/boxcar.html

Brook
by BAdams
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Caboose trucks
Replies: 5
Views: 967

Re: Caboose trucks

From Discoverlivesteam.com: "...Ben Viola / Roundhouse (714-891-5378). Ben is a member of OCME."


Brook
by BAdams
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Signal Complexity
Replies: 74
Views: 8997

Re: Signal Complexity

Though I am a HUGE fan of McMaster-Carr, have you guys tried sourcing your relays through some of the surplus electronics suppliers? All Electronics here in SoCal comes to mind, here is a link to the relays they currently have available: https://www.allelectronics.com/category/500/relays/1.html Ther...
by BAdams
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Interesting discussion....,
Replies: 7
Views: 1267

Re: Interesting discussion....,

Full picture
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Brook
by BAdams
Sat Nov 24, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam-operated cylinder drains
Replies: 13
Views: 2406

Re: Steam-operated cylinder drains

Here's Bill's link: http://www.mehrs.com/misc.html
I think the ".html" part was accidentally dropped.


Brook
by BAdams
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale - 7.5" Gauge Bobber Caboose 1.5" scale ****Still available****
Replies: 2
Views: 1216

Re: For Sale - 7.5" Gauge Bobber Caboose 1.5" scale ****Still available****

The original deal fell through.
Selling price is now $800.00

Any questions contact skunksmcparty@gmail.com


Brook
by BAdams
Sat Oct 27, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale - 7.5" Gauge Bobber Caboose 1.5" scale ****Still available****
Replies: 2
Views: 1216

Re: For Sale - 7.5" Gauge Bobber Caboose 1.5" scale

The caboose is SOLD. Thanks to everyone that took a look.


Brook