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by squandt
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: spring loaded tap follower
Replies: 12
Views: 2131

spring loaded tap follower

hello all,I am looking for a drawing for a spring loaded tap follower,have looked on line, all I get are sites wanting to sell me one,I have a shop in my home and a big box of drop of all kinds of metal,so all I need is a drawing. Thank you for your time.
by squandt
Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?
Replies: 12
Views: 2522

Re: Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?

Looks like the stuff that was packed around boilers on Navy ships years ago.It was a form of rockwool that was put on the outside of the boiler before the jacket was closed up after a retube.Very messy to use, but it kept the outside of the boiler cooler that if it was not there.
by squandt
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: IBLS website
Replies: 5
Views: 1503

Re: IBLS website

back as it should be :D :D :D :D :D :D
by squandt
Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: IBLS website
Replies: 5
Views: 1503

IBLS website

Hello to all, dose anyone know what happened to the IBLS wedsite?It is no longer any were to be found.
by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Re: check valve

sorry had power go before I could say on side of boiler,we are having high wind here in Cleveland.
by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

Re: check valve

Have shutoff for each,need combine both into one check with one out am using 1/4 copper as inlet and outlet as I have about 30 feet of 1/4 I got for free.
by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 1595

check valve

Good evening to all, I am looking for a print for a two to one check valve I.E. two pipes in to one pipe out.I need it in 3/4" scale,for my 4-8-4 northern in 3/4 scale.Any help would be great,I have looked on many sites with no luck. :(
by squandt
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Truck history
Replies: 7
Views: 2206

Re: Truck history

I have a book called" The Steam Locomotive in America" by Alfred W. Bruce from 1952. It cover's just about everything to do with the Steam Locomotive,there are photos (builders prints) line drawings and text that give information.I do not recall were I got it, I have seen it on the book site for EBA...
by squandt
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Power reverser for small scale loco
Replies: 5
Views: 2609

Re: Power reverser for small scale loco

Hello, there is a print on the IBLS wed site for a small power reverser under the construction header, I built one from the print for my 4-8-4 northern in 3/4 scale, works very well on air, have not yet been able to try it on steam/hot water as my boiler is not finished. There are many cool things t...
by squandt
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: tender sealing
Replies: 5
Views: 2711

tender sealing

Hello, has any one used Flex Seal to seal a tender tank seam at the rivet line?
by squandt
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Oil firing
Replies: 9
Views: 2722

Re: Oil firing

go to the IBLS web site,there are several posts about fireing a 3/4 scale engine on oil.Look under people for the name Gordon Corwin, he has a burnner and ashpan print on the subject. there are many people on the site who have done that and many other things you may find of intrest.
by squandt
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Print
Replies: 2
Views: 1919

Re: Looking for Print

try Little Engines,I sent Mike (old owner) @ Highiron ,the book's from Little Engine when it was in California, he may be able to help you. I know that he sold Little Engines to a new owner this year,you may want to try him too,good luck with your search.