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by Short Line Tom
Tue Jan 14, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Eccentricity Railway
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Eccentricity Railway

Greg_Lewis wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:11 am
That got me a short cab ride for a runaround there.
And if you call it footplate ride instead of cab ride, they will invite you for another turn. :lol:

Cheers
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Restored 2-4-4-2
Replies: 20
Views: 5199

Re: Restored 2-4-4-2

....... Do you have any pictures
Here's Ken's masterpiece.

Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

wrote: I'm drooling on my keyboard!
Greg,
I'm sorry for that :mrgreen:

Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Wed Apr 10, 2019 3:42 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

Brian, the 1-3/4” scale parts are something different. I've made them especially on request for a member here on the board, unfortunately without any response :-( Anyway, my 1.5" scale gladhands are currently not visible in "my shop" , because I'm still working on it. ;-) The parts will be fully cor...
by Short Line Tom
Tue Apr 09, 2019 2:06 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

Hey John, look and handling of the "German Luftkupplung" is quite similar to the US gladhands. But I don't think, you could mix both standards. http://www.dmg-berlin.info/page/downloads/Vortrag_Kleemann.pdf (scroll down to page 16) For me, this is not really important, because I'm interested in US R...
by Short Line Tom
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:10 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

Mike,

thanks for sharing your hands-on experience and the useful informations on the topic :!:

Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

Greg, thanks for your interest. I'm glad you like it. :D The parts are currently still in the testing phase. After that, you can get them directly from SHAPEWAYS . I'm sure, you'll be interested in some general informations about my 1.5" scale gladhands. They are usable for vacuum, compressed air or...
by Short Line Tom
Thu Apr 04, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Glad-Hands
Replies: 24
Views: 12786

Re: Glad-Hands

Done! :wink:

Working 1.5" scale gladhands (the shown scale is metric).
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Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Thu Feb 07, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What Engine Is This
Replies: 21
Views: 6621

Re: What Engine Is This

Northern Pacific 4-6-6-4 #5118 (Z-6)
https://www.american-rails.com/4-6-6-4. ... allery]/3/ scroll down to pic #4

Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Fri Feb 01, 2019 3:24 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 176
Views: 92751

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

wrote: Isn't it a crying shame that no New York Central Hudsons were saved. Models are all we have.
.... and luckily a couple of videos and photos, taken from some "mad folks" decades ago. :wink:

Cheers!
Tom

.... and thanks for sharing the video :D
by Short Line Tom
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 176
Views: 92751

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

The increase of perfect!

Cheers!
Tom
by Short Line Tom
Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Firebox Arch?
Replies: 8
Views: 2582

Re: Firebox Arch?

Some more good informations on the topic were published in:
LIVE STEAM Mag (September / October 2011)
"Install a Firebox Arch" by Jeff Frost

Cheers!
Tom

PM sent :wink: