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by JohnR
Thu Feb 14, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Gas hydraulic schematic
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: Gas hydraulic schematic

Erie S1

Thanks for the drawing. I have not received it yet. Should be in my hands in the next day or so as long as Rodger remembers.
by JohnR
Sun Jan 27, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Gas hydraulic schematic
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: Gas hydraulic schematic

Erie S I think the "kit" originated from the estate of one of your members. I am located at E.M.L.S. At Sandusky BDS, we are going to use the pump it came with do to the fact the individual is on a tight budget. As far as controls there is a 4 way 3 position valve for forward reverse. As far as spee...
by JohnR
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Gas hydraulic schematic
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Re: Gas hydraulic schematic

I am not familiar with rail systems setup. If possible could you direct me to where to go to look at this setup.
Thank you for the response.
by JohnR
Sat Jan 26, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Gas hydraulic schematic
Replies: 14
Views: 775

Gas hydraulic schematic

Helping a friend building an SD40 engine. This is a project somebody started a few years back and never completed. Looking for a general schematic for the hydraulic system (generic). Each truck is driven by a gerotor motor with the power supply being a Kohler Magnum 8 HP motor with a 2 stage pump fr...
by JohnR
Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Injector size for My Sweet William
Replies: 6
Views: 1185

Injector size for My Sweet William

I am finishing up my Sweet William loco in 1 1/2 scale. I would like to add an injector for water makeup. I currently have the dual axle pump setup as suggested in the original design as well as the manual hand pump. The calculation that I have done suggests I need around 18 oz./min. to maintain equ...
by JohnR
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Free and easy to learn 3D CAD
Replies: 39
Views: 16953

Re: Free and easy to learn 3D CAD

Anybody taken a look at cad software called " freecad ". pretty powerful.
A lot of people are using it in the 3d printing community.
by JohnR
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Gasoline/Alternator electric diesel
Replies: 4
Views: 1533

Gasoline/Alternator electric diesel

Lust finishing up my diesel E6 build. Was wondering if their are any others stateside doing the same. I got my start from SMEX site. I have some questions on charging the battery as my Honda motor does not have an alternator. Any ideas for pulling off the main drive alternator, the voltage is all ov...
by JohnR
Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 3157

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

If I can get copies of both.
greatly appreciated.

johnr
by JohnR
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 3157

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Any chance I could get a copy of your drawing FLtenwheeler ?
by JohnR
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mechanical vs. Displacement/hydrostatic lubricators
Replies: 12
Views: 3874

Re: Mechanical vs. Displacement/hydrostatic lubricators

I am a little late to the game but I have interest in design information for a hydrostatic lubricator for my Locomotive (Sweet William). What I am looking for would incorporate separate sight glasses with glycerin or salt water to monitor the oil consumption. If anyone has information, pictures , or...
by JohnR
Tue Feb 15, 2005 8:24 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Used machine retrofit
Replies: 0
Views: 846

Used machine retrofit

I am contemplating on purchasing a small bed or pallet mill that was manufactured around the mid to late eighties. The controller is an Anilam Crusader II control which I suspect is blown. There are no machine builders plates on this unit. It kind of looks like cinci design. I have gone the route 2 ...
by JohnR
Sun Feb 23, 2003 1:18 pm
Forum: Home Shop CNC
Topic: Art work to GCode
Replies: 1
Views: 1705

Art work to GCode

I have some simple line art work that I need to convert to G code for engraving. The art work is in black and white. I can scan it into the computer. The cad program that I would use for scaling and positioning would be AUTOCAD Lite. The finished drawing would be imported into Bob Cad to convert to ...