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by Santafescotty60
Mon Jan 25, 2021 10:51 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale..If you have an oil eater and a spark plug in your fire box, you may want this.
Replies: 7
Views: 1523

Re: For Sale..If you have an oil eater and a spark plug in your fire box, you may want this.

yes finally got back to this sight thanks I am thinking on it did you ever investigate rechargeable lithium ion battery's from an RC car shop you could make the box smaller and have a charge port
i am thinking on it
by Santafescotty60
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tubes...leaking
Replies: 76
Views: 2996

Re: Tubes...leaking

Hello fellas, Has this tractor as I understand been in storage for a while or running when the leak was discovered how old is the boiler? Was stored in a wet climate empty, or opened to the environment ( drain plugs out) , stored outside under a tarp ? Possibly the tubes rotted from the inside? So d...
by Santafescotty60
Sun Jan 24, 2021 11:13 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Smokebox Length Ratio
Replies: 21
Views: 1016

Re: Smokebox Length Ratio

Hello, These are all good answers, for those old time slide rule engineers somewhere in a book, I am sure there is a smokebox formula. As well I was under the impression that the early 1890 or 1900 locos with long smoke boxes were for burning wood as per Dan above with screens to catch ash and soot ...
by Santafescotty60
Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane Front End Design
Replies: 22
Views: 914

Re: Propane Front End Design

Hi Dave, Could you tell me the heat range that the stack puts out, best, highest and simmer or when you take a break as you stretch and have a snack or drink...... LOL
by Santafescotty60
Thu Dec 17, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale..If you have an oil eater and a spark plug in your fire box, you may want this.
Replies: 7
Views: 1523

Re: For Sale..If you have an oil eater and a spark plug in your fire box, you may want this.

Hi Buddy, Can you send a picture and a price I have an ignitor on my Allens models 10 Wheeler. And now building a Little Engines Atlantic propane Gas fired .
by Santafescotty60
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:34 am
Forum: Favorite Places to Shop In Your Area
Topic: MARK'S Bolts Nuts and Surplus Glendale, Arizona.
Replies: 2
Views: 7569

Re: MARK'S Bolts Nuts and Surplus Glendale, Arizona.

G :D reat place organized just ask and they will help you
by Santafescotty60
Wed Sep 02, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Setting up first shop
Replies: 20
Views: 4636

Re: Setting up first shop

Hello all. These are great Ideas the way it worked for me some of the older guys in our live Steam club needed help , lifting stuff ,loading trains on trailers, etc fixing a automobile ,a train trailer or truck full of trains , as well making things for club projects. I call it the train point syste...
by Santafescotty60
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Copper Boiler Wash
Replies: 9
Views: 4445

Re: Copper Boiler Wash

LSB 8000 or 4000 I forget it will loosen up crud and you will find all kinds of leaks i f you use to much ....I use about 2 oz and flush out after the loco is cooled down I am not a big fan of blowing down at 40 psi makes me cringe don't know why . I usually leave a half of glass cover the stack tig...
by Santafescotty60
Wed Sep 02, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: 4 Jaw Scroll Chucks
Replies: 5
Views: 3726

Re: 4 Jaw Scroll Chucks

Thanks Good People .
I still like my 4 jaw scroll for spinning anything LOL.
Just saying to check your chucks every once in a while ,I got what I paid for I'm Good....
by Santafescotty60
Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:31 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: injector
Replies: 7
Views: 4130

Re: injector

look up eccentric engineer might get something close but new not used