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by nabob
Sun May 19, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 90-Ton 2-8-2 Build, 1.5"/ft. Scale, 7.5" Gauge
Replies: 62
Views: 20156

Re: 90-Ton 2-8-2 Build, 1.5"/ft. Scale, 7.5" Gauge

how did you cure the paint on the smokebox? I would love to have something that looks that good. Thanks, Bob
by nabob
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: steamin10 (Big Dave)
Replies: 47
Views: 6142

Re: steamin10 (Big Dave)

Best wishes for a good recovery; always good and educational to hear your thoughts . As Harold says, we need more. nabob
by nabob
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pvc pipe for air ??
Replies: 24
Views: 3667

Re: Pvc pipe for air ??

discussion under "resource library" regarding PVC for air
by nabob
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: grey iron
Replies: 43
Views: 7587

Re: grey iron

EMJ has Durabar ------they have a location in Kent WA-----no idea as to stock.
by nabob
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Small Diesel engines for motive power
Replies: 33
Views: 7417

Re: Small Diesel engines for motive power

Have you seen "For sale 1.5 scale 7.5 ga. diesel/hydraulic box cab " in Sept 19 live steam marketplace? nabob
by nabob
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Central Machinery drill press chuck key
Replies: 6
Views: 1258

Re: Need Central Machinery drill press chuck key

American science and surplus in Chicago has had four way keys in past.
by nabob
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:06 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1&1/2 scale Shay dormant project
Replies: 2
Views: 1188

Re: 1&1/2 scale Shay dormant project

Major computer problems being worked on; hope to be able to do pictures before long. All the castings except the journals and brake shoes untouched. Brake shoes cleaned up and drilled; you might want to redo them. All castings and gears for three truck Shay including springs.
by nabob
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1&1/2 scale Shay dormant project
Replies: 2
Views: 1188

1&1/2 scale Shay dormant project

Hidden beginner`s welds underneath tender and engine frames ugly but serviceable, spring planks need one hole drilled and tapped each end IIRC, journals with covers and bearings, arch bars bent to shape, brake beams; the rest of Mr. Schroeder`s castings (and springs) as received. Boston Gear gears a...
by nabob
Thu May 03, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: "Catherine", a USA "Sweet Pea" engine build
Replies: 239
Views: 70945

Re: "Catherine", a USA "Sweet Pea" engine build

Time really does fly when you are having fun; keep it up. Best wishes, Bob
by nabob
Tue May 01, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: "Catherine", a USA "Sweet Pea" engine build
Replies: 239
Views: 70945

Re: "Catherine", a USA "Sweet Pea" engine build

Congratulations on the anniversary; doesn`t 2018 minus 2012 leave six? Bob
by nabob
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611
Replies: 14
Views: 3922

Re: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611

now the trips listed are listed as pulled by Amtrak, not 611. Suspect there has been some concerns about the relationship between railroad and VMT. Expect some more news later. nabob
by nabob
Mon Jan 22, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611
Replies: 14
Views: 3922

Re: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611

they show 611 leaving Washington Union Station in Washington D.C. May 4 at 10:00 A.M. as the Savannah Rambler southbound, $349,00 fare. On May 6 2018 Savannah Rambler leaves Amtrak station in Savannah Georgia northbound. Will look for further information. Could you check timetable to see if the even...