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by utahwestie
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Contact Information for Grant Carson in Oregon
Replies: 2
Views: 258

Contact Information for Grant Carson in Oregon

Hello all,

Does anyone have any contact information for Grant Carson in Oregon? I’d like to reach out to him regarding a project. If anyone has any information they could PM me and I’ll reply with my details also.

Thanks in advance.
Ant.
by utahwestie
Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 35
Views: 12291

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

Hello All,

Frame is finished with the three new castings machined and test fit.

Lower frame spreader, modified design from the original to be used with the water jet frame rails.
On to the cylinders.......
by utahwestie
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 35
Views: 12291

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

Things are moving along quite nicely. Many conversations with Mr. Alley over what the best course of action is have helped this project moving forward. New water jet frame rails are done, I've had them Zinc coated for rust prevention. New cross head yoke casting and draw bar pocket casting were purc...
by utahwestie
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: A New Batch of Goodies
Replies: 18
Views: 5232

Re: A New Batch of Goodies

Postwar bob,

Do you still have the Allen brake castings??

Cheers
by utahwestie
Mon Feb 04, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 35
Views: 12291

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

Good idea for the complete rebuild with the new water jet cut frames. You will have a superior locomotive when completed. Is Steve Alley prepared yet to offer parts and prints to change the valve gear to Baker or Walschaerts? That would be a huge improvement for long term valve accuracy and decreas...
by utahwestie
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 35
Views: 12291

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

After closer inspection and a great conversation with Steve Alley, We have come to the conclusion that this loco of mine, has had a rather hard hit to the fireman's side of the frame. I don't have a pic with me, but there is a large dent in the frame rail. With a basic understanding of physics and t...
by utahwestie
Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: A New Batch of Goodies
Replies: 18
Views: 5232

Re: A New Batch of Goodies

PM sent re brake cylinders.....
by utahwestie
Tue Oct 09, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Monarch Chucker 10EC
Replies: 2
Views: 1420

Monarch Chucker 10EC

Hello all, I’m looking for a set of operating instructions for a Monarch 10EC chucker lathe. I’ve just got this one off a family member and would like to set it up correctly and also operate it correctly. If anyone has a copy of the original paperwork or who has ran one of these in the past and woul...
by utahwestie
Sun May 27, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.
Replies: 35
Views: 12291

Re: Rebuild of an Allen Mogul.

Hello all, Prepping the boiler for a sand blast to get it all cleaned up. I've had a couple pf prolific live steamers near me check the insides out, so it's blank all the holes, sand blast and paint. Wanting to remove/replace this ball valve....any insight into how to remove it? Does this nut(marked...
by utahwestie
Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mosley Pyle Generator Eye Bolt Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 1248

Mosley Pyle Generator Eye Bolt Needed

Hello All,

I'm looking for replacement eye bolt for my generator. Does anyone know where I can get one? is the Little Engines casting set the same as the original Francis Mosley molds/castings, therefore the same replacement product??

Thanks in advance.
by utahwestie
Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: is this anybody here??
Replies: 4
Views: 1554

Re: is this anybody here??

Thank you all,
I got hold of Curtis.

Thanks again.
by utahwestie
Mon Mar 19, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: All Things CAD and CAM
Topic: Help with Odd CAD/CAM files
Replies: 2
Views: 3285

Help with Odd CAD/CAM files

Hello all, Has anyone used a CAD/CAM system that uses the file format 'ncCAD 4.33 PPC Document' I have a huge amount of files, including designed parts and cnc programs that i'd like to open and look at/use. The original computer (mac) that these were on is now gone the way of the dodo bird and i'd ...