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by Berkman
Mon May 25, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Decauville 0-4-0 1:22.58 Scale
Replies: 8
Views: 471

Re: Decauville 0-4-0 1:22.58 Scale

What happened to the 7.5 gauge decauville 0-4-0 that ran some at Mid south?
by Berkman
Fri May 22, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 90-Ton 2-8-2 Build, 1.5"/ft. Scale, 7.5" Gauge
Replies: 113
Views: 54387

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

Russ have you talked to Eccentric Engineer, Brian Keim or Mike Venezia to see if they might be interested? I feel like these sanders would fit well into any of their part catalogs.
by Berkman
Fri May 22, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trucks
Replies: 9
Views: 805

Re: Trucks

Not trying to hijack this, but Curious if you are still working on your CNW locomotive Peter?
by Berkman
Mon May 04, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: weed killer
Replies: 23
Views: 1927

Re: weed killer

Just take basic commonsense precautions when using chemicals like this. If you want to be extra safe: Wear rubber gloves, don't let your face get near the mixture or spray so as not to breath it especially if windy. Change clothes if you get a lot on your shirt of jeans somehow. Thoroughly wash your...
by Berkman
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 90-Ton 2-8-2 Build, 1.5"/ft. Scale, 7.5" Gauge
Replies: 113
Views: 54387

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

looks great! So what's the next engine you are going to build?
by Berkman
Mon Apr 27, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: miniature brass hinges
Replies: 13
Views: 1689

Re: miniature brass hinges

Does Jack have a website or catalog of the parts he offers?
by Berkman
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Injector Water Supply Valves
Replies: 4
Views: 1087

Re: Injector Water Supply Valves

Keep in mind many times you need to throttle the water going into the injector. Also independent water control is nice to be able to cool the injector down if needed. A floor mounted lever control valve would be cool though for water control. Take a like by the engineer seat of many steam locomotives.
by Berkman
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:17 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
Replies: 683
Views: 142444

Re: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4

ah what happened to the 4-6-2?
by Berkman
Tue Apr 14, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
Replies: 683
Views: 142444

Re: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4

Still working on your Southern 4-6-2 as well? That was a neat build log to read through.
by Berkman
Mon Apr 13, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
Replies: 683
Views: 142444

Re: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4

Very nice! You'll have this running by the fall at this rate.

Still working on that pacific as well?
by Berkman
Fri Apr 10, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
Replies: 683
Views: 142444

Re: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4

Looking forward to seeing the progress!

Going to superheat it ?
by Berkman
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane burner igniters
Replies: 10
Views: 2184

Re: Propane burner igniters

not trying to be sarcastic, but what's wrong with a lighter stuck into the firedoor?