Search found 448 matches

by Steamchris
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hi Guys, some power reverse news. I mounted the power reverse under the boiler, after some minutes of meassuring the right position was found to fully configure the control in both positions. The connections rod between piston rod and steering is only a test rod...all the nice lever are still missin...
by Steamchris
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Old School German Engineering
Replies: 14
Views: 2927

Re: Old School German Engineering

Hey Buddy,

Andy, if you are close to us during your next Germany tour, let us knowing it early. So we can plan something.
Would be great....i really hope that we can come over at October.

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Part 2....

some short footage of the power reverse....

https://youtu.be/GxBc_mWVtTU




Regards

Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Guys,


today, i tested the power reverse of my J. It works great.
All Paets are self made, no castings. It has a flat slide.
IMG-20200624-WA0018.jpg
IMG-20200624-WA0019.jpg
All the best,

Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Peter, yes, glad that we can meet and work together in our shop. But nevertheless it was so so sad that we both can't met in May this year, because of the Virus. We hope so much that we're able to visit the USA in October, hopefully we can arange a meeting with you and Duncan....finger crossed!!...
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Old School German Engineering
Replies: 14
Views: 2927

Re: Old School German Engineering

Hey Guys, here some old school footage of german live steam scene. At min 40:00 you can see Asteamhead's class 44, not finished, i think it was one of the first roll outs . It was a Milestone, one of the first Oil fired engine's here in our area , at this time 2-10-0 or decapods were so rare. He, my...
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey,

thank you,

no castings at all....only wheels are casted.

Regrads
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Part 2.... Throttle was finished also.... IMG-20200622-WA0040.jpg Inspired of the great work from Anthony #Eccentric Engineer , we build a starter valve , soldered of 6 parts. IMG-20200622-WA0027.jpg At the moment im building the power reverse, wich is working well...tested a few minutes ago... Scre...
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 168
Views: 104758

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hi folks, i hope you all are healthy ! One good thing during the corona time is the fact...you have time to go in basement shop. So we did some progress on our #611. The cap fills up more and more.... Some work on the Butterfly door...no castings IMG-20200622-WA0034.jpg IMG-20200622-WA0032.jpg IMG-2...
by Steamchris
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Riverside Live Steamers has suspended operations.
Replies: 5
Views: 1945

Re: Riverside Live Steamers has suspended operations.

Hey Guys, because of Corona? We planed a visit at your beautiful country for May....but i think we cant come. Here in Germany it's crazy at the moment, felt like living in a Zombie movie. No Toiletpaper , no noodels, no Desinfection. It's so sad,we wanted to visit the club at Canton....but now...not...
by Steamchris
Wed Mar 11, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Nickel Plate 762
Replies: 19
Views: 5109

Re: Nickel Plate 762

Hey ,

this looks like Art!!!! Like always!! Funny, we're still on the same Parts of 611 :)

All the best and keep posting

Chris
by Steamchris
Fri Mar 06, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: O. Winston Link
Replies: 10
Views: 2882

Re: O. Winston Link

Hey,
i also cant wait to realise that picture...
2014-11-04-20-10-39--1860266166.jpeg
2014-11-04-20-10-39--1860266166.jpeg (11.98 KiB) Viewed 2186 times

Asteamhead, so lets carry on and power further the last years.

Regards
Chris