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- Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:14 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Nusky/Mercer 0-4-0 driver width?
- Replies: 8
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Is the narrower driver on the wider guage to help prevent having to move side rods, valve gear or perhaps cylinder outboard? Or in other words having a narrower driver causes the flanges to be further apart by default.
- Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:56 am
- Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
- Topic: How about some examples of good casting tooling.
- Replies: 4
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Don't know if this is what you meant, but here is some of our mess. You can see our lifting tongs to the left in the first picture, and to the right in the fifth. We intentionaly require two folks to lift and pour. It is difficult to see but the ground slopes away, with two folks on the hot tools, i...
- Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:22 pm
- Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
- Topic: Kick-Switches
- Replies: 10
- Views: 1197
Original drwgs #2,3 & 4 by Bill Laird, 12-21-2001 Drwg # 1 is a clarification of what we used at one time at Alaska Live Steamers, Bob Englebach. If you want or need clarification on any item in any photo, let me know. I can also email digitized copies to anyone if you PM you e-mail. Sry they are to...
- Tue May 14, 2019 9:06 pm
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: 10-Wheeler Cylinder castings
- Replies: 13
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Andy: Thanks for not being swayed by the wise guys and those who can't read. You will be doing your friend and me a service. I have one unmachined Allen Ten Wheeler Casting I will sell for 1/2 of current new cost. If you or he are interested, please PM me. I have some other Ten Wheeler stuff if he h...
No, the problem we are having is I left the parts in the vinegar too long. I ordered two cups from Superscale and that seemed to help, but I should have ordered two stems at the same time and I didn't. But, now that you mention it, I am suspicious. It dosen't seem like the flow overboard with the st...
I've been allowed to take my friends Mogul out many times, and have had to push her back in twice, because I have caused his superscale injector to become erratic and I can't get repair parts for it. Were it not for the axle pump, I would never have gotten out the chute. The tender hand pump.... onl...
- Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:39 am
- Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
- Topic: Free and easy to learn 3D CAD
- Replies: 50
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I've spent the better part of the last three months trying to wrap my head around this computer 3D drawing stuff. It is a very tall learning curve for me. BUT, all is not lost.... I tried, FreeCad, Onshape, Tinker Cad, Fusion and Solidworks. Hands down the easiest for me to learn was Solidworks. Not...