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by FRED DADDI
Mon May 25, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Decauville 0-4-0 1:22.58 Scale
Replies: 37
Views: 5917

Re: Decauville 0-4-0 1:22.58 Scale

I have a 4 3/4 ga Decauville 0-6-2 i would love to know something about....


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by FRED DADDI
Sun May 17, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Silver soldering set up
Replies: 16
Views: 2690

Silver soldering set up

My silver soldering facilities or technique are both lacking. I have some refractory brick and Acetylene and some propane torches. For the moment I am doing the ends of piping which I guess are compression type fittings available from the trade in the uk. Any photos or suggestions for a set up for t...
by FRED DADDI
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Refractory Brick
Replies: 8
Views: 2438

Refractory Brick

Hello all - where is the best place to get refractory brick for a little part silver soldering hearth. And what do your guys look like?


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by FRED DADDI
Tue Dec 10, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Blower Valve Vs Injector Steam Valve
Replies: 5
Views: 2278

Re: Blower Valve Vs Injector Steam Valve

Yes both steam valves so they can be the same valve basically?


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by FRED DADDI
Tue Dec 10, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Blower Valve Vs Injector Steam Valve
Replies: 5
Views: 2278

Blower Valve Vs Injector Steam Valve

Ok what is the difference. Both globe valves on a 1” scale locomotive?


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by FRED DADDI
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cylinder Borning
Replies: 20
Views: 5882

Re: Cylinder Borning

[IMG]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201912 ... efb6bb.jpg[/IMG]


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by FRED DADDI
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cylinder Borning
Replies: 20
Views: 5882

Re: Cylinder Borning

Thank you all and sorry for posting in the wrong spot. [IMG]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191206/d8969102c514387ead61b3154e3e6502.jpg[/IMG]. Big cylinder little mill. I will be doing a cross slide project I guess. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Got my Craftsman with a big south bend t slot...
by FRED DADDI
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cylinder Borning
Replies: 20
Views: 5882

Re: Cylinder Borning

Thank you all and sorry for posting in the wrong spot. [IMG]https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201912 ... 3e6502.jpg[/IMG]. Big cylinder little mill. I will be doing a cross slide project I guess.


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by FRED DADDI
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cylinder Borning
Replies: 20
Views: 5882

Re: Cylinder Borning

Ohhhhh


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by FRED DADDI
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cylinder Borning
Replies: 20
Views: 5882

Cylinder Borning

I am sure this has been written about. That said, how does everyone bore cylinder castings too large to turn on a faceplate or in a four jaw. Does anyone use a milling machine?


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by FRED DADDI
Wed Nov 06, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Miniature BRASS Nuts and Bolt collection For sale ****SOLD****
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

Re: Miniature BRASS Nuts and Bolt collection For sale

Like button!!


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by FRED DADDI
Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines Wendy?
Replies: 16
Views: 7817

Re: Little Engines Wendy?

I think Dougal was a good designer with an eye towards “ easy to build”. I drove Jack Sauters Wendy and it was awesome. I was able to bank the fire break for lunch and come back without needing to re attach a blower. My family is trying to talk me out of finishing Wendy as it is too big.... Sent fro...