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- Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:18 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: another shout out to dave..trainman 4602
- Replies: 0
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I bought a couple of his quick pull, injector start valves,...got to steam my new engine for the first time memorial day.....the start valves work great, each and every time !!!!......thanks dave, great valves
I decided to give vaccuum brakes a try, just on the tender of my new locomotive. I have never used vaccuum brakes,, and have no experience with them. when testing the vaccuum ejector, blowing compressed air thru it, I could feel it suck pretty good on the end of my finger. when hooked up to the tend...
yeah, I wouldn't have either...but it never showed up till it was hot....but, anyway, I took the pipes off for both water glasses, and am going to bend new ones out of copper. ...I wasn't comfortable bending that heavy wall brass tubing from pm research anyway, I called them about it. they said to a...
memorial day was a good day, after 8years work, fired newly completed rrsc mikado. was very pleased, injectors, and blower worked great !!. I have 2 water glasses as per prototype, both glass bottoms are the same distance above the crown sheet, but the firemans glass shows water a 1/4 inch or maybe ...
- Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:09 am
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: ALLEN MODELS New Leave Springs.
- Replies: 8
- Views: 1707
I got away from punching holes in blue clock spring steel a long time ago, its to hard on the punches..and you break a lot of them.....put mine in the mill, in a vise, and drill with carbide drills.....its just as quick, and I go thru minimal amount of drills
with spring garden work right around the corner, was talking with a friend about gardens, and I had forgotten....years ago in are community, many people had gardens, planted near the railroad tracks, it was kind of a gentleman's agreement, that one row of crops was left for the railroad caboose crew...
- Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:51 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
- Replies: 100
- Views: 18401
I would recommend against it.....I know a couple people who even have these outdoor wood burning boilers for house heat...that were built out of stainless...even though, these are open systems and don't build pressure,after a few years, they are having trouble with cracks in the welds due to chlorin...
I don't see how you guys are getting by mixing that anthracire with soft coal?...when the anthracite burns out, it leaves a large hard rock , and very little ash, that plugs my grates all up