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by Steamchris
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Westinghouse Type B Brake Cylinder
Replies: 3
Views: 711

Re: Westinghouse Type B Brake Cylinder

Evgen, i think it is just Nr.21 Type B. but im not 100% sure. have look at this... https://books.google.de/books?id=7ksUAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA861&lpg=PA861&dq=westinghouse+brake+cylinder+21+b&source=bl&ots=Pwq-mPKMJe&sig=aA5xY1lnnl7XRZQy5jO0i7BnH9Y&hl=de&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwikw4SH5dDeAhVGCSwKHcWvDWEQ6AEwDnoECAY...
by Steamchris
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bucyrus steam crane
Replies: 12
Views: 656

Re: Bucyrus steam crane

Hey Hoppercar,

i like your choice of project....a very skillfull guy in Italy build a very good big boy and an awesone crane...mayby you can get in contact with him,he speaks perfectly english .... have a look...

https://youtu.be/uS3HboA4gRQ

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 120
Views: 36009

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

Hello Rob, thank you for your interest. I will post some more picture, no problem. When im back home i will make some more pictures. I like your project,the J-3's are very good engines. Another proof for succesful engines, the combination of baker steering G.S.C Frames and the timken runing gear see...
by Steamchris
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 120
Views: 36009

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

Hello Guys, some work is done on the Engine Truck... here you see the bottom of the truck and the half shells where the rockers sits. IMG-20181105-WA0004.jpg and here the upper part with the angles.. IMG-20181025-WA0010.jpeg we have to laser the rockers , the 3D model is ready... IMG-20181102-WA0028...
by Steamchris
Wed Oct 31, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Nathan 1918A Injector pre-production sample
Replies: 7
Views: 710

Re: Nathan 1918A Injector pre-production sample

Thats absolutly outstanding!!!

Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Oct 22, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer w. trains stolen in Texas Saturday
Replies: 23
Views: 1932

Re: Trailer w. trains stolen in Texas Saturday

Hi,

thats awesome,i've felt with him even there are thousands of miles between us.


Kind Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Oct 22, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer w. trains stolen in Texas Saturday
Replies: 23
Views: 1932

Re: Trailer w. trains stolen in Texas Saturday

Hi, that is so sad, we had the same situation couple of month ago. Someone stolen a locomotive out of the basement of a friend of mine. The hole scene was involved, we put pictures on facebook and other boards, so they had no chance to sell the stolen stuff, a few weeks later all the stuff stands in...
by Steamchris
Wed Sep 26, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 6353

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

Hey, it is possible, but not with the tolerances i want to have for using roller bearings all out on my timken runing gear. You need the accuracy nearly zero who to use roller bearings. You can mill all the radii and difficult shapes of the frame with only 1 tool, if you're trained to program the ma...
by Steamchris
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 6353

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

Hi Guys, i wont missing the advantages of CNC, if i havent use a cnc for milling my frame of the 611 it wont be possible to use roller bearings on axles and rods. You cant produce 2 parts with a tolerance under 0.01mm with a standard Mill. Im going with Jack,to do something is important!! And everyb...
by Steamchris
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 120
Views: 36009

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

Hi Guys,

just want to share some pictured about the progress om the lead Truck....

IMG-20180919-WA0008.jpg
IMG-20180919-WA0009.jpg
i will keep you informed about the next steps.

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Sep 24, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Harold has surpassed 17,000 Posts
Replies: 10
Views: 1274

Re: Harold has surpassed 17,000 Posts

Hey Chef,
a big hug and a respectful and big THANK YOU for the work on the board ,from Germany. I found some friends here and that counts and says alot about YOUR work Harold!!

All the very best

Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Another 2900 project...
Replies: 76
Views: 33504

Re: Another 2900 project...

Hi Sf 2900,

what an impressive look, i like your work on the timken parts very much, keep up the good work!
How big is the Volume of the Boiler?
All the best
Chris