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by sabin
Sat Jan 05, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Riding a sidewinder
Replies: 9
Views: 721

Re: Riding a sidewinder

Thanks Greg. Many years ago my kids gave me an "Engineer For The Day" ticket for my birthday. I picked a summer day when they run four trains to maximize my experience. WOW what a day. I drew the Heisler, but the Shay was running also. I got to do all the morning prep work, oiling and grease and suc...
by sabin
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Window Panes - Glass or Polycarbonate?
Replies: 16
Views: 2149

Re: Window Panes - Glass or Polycarbonate?

i buy picture frames at the Dollar Store.

Jim
by sabin
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ed Perry
Replies: 9
Views: 1641

Re: Ed Perry

Funny how things go astray. For those who addressed my question, thank you. Sounds like it's normal dealings with Ed.
Jim
by sabin
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ed Perry
Replies: 9
Views: 1641

Ed Perry

Has anybody had contact with Ed Perry lately. I have left phone and text messages for about a month with no reply. [update on my boiler re-flue] He has always returned my calls in the past so I am wondering if there might be health issues.
Thanks, Jim Sabin
by sabin
Fri Jul 06, 2018 8:00 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 'soft' silver solder...
Replies: 7
Views: 1296

Re: 'soft' silver solder...

by sabin
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cab interior
Replies: 16
Views: 2943

Re: Cab interior

I had an art teacher in college who referred to it as public schools green. I hesitate to paint anything green to this day and I'm 73.
by sabin
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:00 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Early Passenger Trucks info wanted
Replies: 13
Views: 4127

Re: Early Passenger Trucks info wanted

WOW Jeff what a great set of drawings. And all for free. Fantastic job. Thanks so much.
Jim Sabin
by sabin
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: BLING BLING SALE ****ALL SOLD****
Replies: 5
Views: 1567

Re: BLING BLING SALE ****ALL SOLD****

Bob, check your PM.
Jim
by sabin
Sat May 13, 2017 8:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Butterfly Snow Plow Plans.
Replies: 10
Views: 2225

Re: Butterfly Snow Plow Plans.

Try asking on the "Discussion Forum" on this sight. http://coloradosouthern.blogspot.com/
by sabin
Fri Mar 31, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3" Scale Narrow Gauge Combine
Replies: 59
Views: 20323

Re: 3" Scale Narrow Gauge Combine

Lookin' good Mike. Super craftsmanship as usual. One question: Is that actual 1/4 round holding the glass in the doors? Construction method please.

Jim
by sabin
Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wendy Boiler coal firing questions...
Replies: 5
Views: 999

Re: Wendy Boiler coal firing questions...

What Mike said.

Jim
by sabin
Thu Sep 01, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.
Replies: 24
Views: 4060

Re: Wendy suspension vs. 'normal' springing.

In reference to the neoprene "suspension" . I could not get hackworth valve gear timed, ch CUF ca CUF until I discovered that the neoprene was greatly compressed allowing a lot of journal box travel. The MEG was built in 1991 and I don't know how many owners it had before me or how many miles it had...