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by James A
Mon Mar 11, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Show us your milling machine!
Replies: 278
Views: 108424

Re: Show us your milling machine!

Here's mine before my shop was finished
by James A
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New Project-Little Engines New Northern
Replies: 28
Views: 15422

Re: New Project-Little Engines New Northern

Been picking away. Guide bars mounted, still need to drill the oil holes.
by James A
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New Project-Little Engines New Northern
Replies: 28
Views: 15422

Re: New Project-Little Engines New Northern

One more
by James A
Fri Nov 30, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New Project-Little Engines New Northern
Replies: 28
Views: 15422

Re: New Project-Little Engines New Northern

Oh I'm not giving up, just delayed a little. I plan on making a lot of progress this coming year.
by James A
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New Project-Little Engines New Northern
Replies: 28
Views: 15422

Re: New Project-Little Engines New Northern

Hard to believe it has been 3 years, but with a move, house projects and building a shop the Northern had to wait. I was just getting back to it and my shoulder went so another delay while I have replacement surgery Monday. A few things did get done. It got a new stand to sit on, front lead truck wh...
by James A
Tue Nov 27, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Bad Vender Service Titan Trains
Replies: 10
Views: 4457

Re: Bad Vender Service Titan Trains

]I will update my experience. While I had pretty much the same issues as everyone else, I did recieve my order.
by James A
Thu Oct 04, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Bad Vender Service Titan Trains
Replies: 10
Views: 4457

Re: Bad Vender Service Titan Trains

You are not the only one. I ordered mine Jan 5 2018 with a verbal delivery by Triennial. Got the invoice and it was end of July 2018. Then Sept 30 2018. . Per phone conversation last Tues Jim said it was going in for paint that day. Today after 2 emails and 1 phone call asking for progress and pics....
by James A
Thu Aug 16, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Woodinville Shops
Replies: 182
Views: 39911

Re: Woodinville Shops

Ran the Ottaway on the main line today. Worked on firing technique - keeping the right level of water in the boiler, proper bed of coal, and a head of steam. Mostly successful, except the original check valves for the injectors seem to be starting to fail. They allow back pressure from the boiler t...
by James A
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Rainier Live Steamers (RLS)--- UPDATE
Replies: 3
Views: 1375

Re: Rainier Live Steamers (RLS)--- UPDATE

Ken: I can't help from this distance, but I do have some cautions about the passenger "ride-astride" cars. Make sure appropriate plywood is used in their construction. The Skykomish cars apparently have problems. Disintegration! ~RussN You beat me to it but I can 2nd that. At first the cars were gr...
by James A
Fri Apr 01, 2016 6:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mike Venezia
Replies: 6
Views: 1887

Re: Mike Venezia

The number I call him on is 732-239-9960
by James A
Tue Mar 15, 2016 11:38 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 117
Views: 44193

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Hey James, wonderful to read about your early experiences. I have his electric trolley, complete with the overhead cable bar hookup - or whatever it is called . Also the rail bike and Mr. Griffen's powered SW 1500 switcher. Alas the electric trolley is missing its motor and the bike is in an advanc...
by James A
Mon Mar 14, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Show your Park Gauge train
Replies: 117
Views: 44193

Re: Show your Park Gauge train

Testing the waters here on Chaiski.org to see if any Park Gauge (12" - 24" ga) train enthusiasts frequent the forum. If so, it would be great to see your equipment and maybe a short description of your Pike. Harold mentioned if there is sufficent interest in park gauge, it may be possible to open a...