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by hoppercar
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Cheap Saltpeter for Stumps
Replies: 28
Views: 2333

Re: Cheap Saltpeter for Stumps

A bonfire on that stump, will solve all your problems
by hoppercar
Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18
Replies: 13
Views: 603

Re: New Injector Nozzles for SP #18

Nice too see someone endorseing manual kathe work for a change, instead of cnc, this and that all the time
by hoppercar
Sat Jan 12, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Something good about Harbor Freight
Replies: 54
Views: 8794

Re: Something good about Harbor Freight

I'd rather pay the higher price for American made tools, and help support somebody's job here
by hoppercar
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Something good about Harbor Freight
Replies: 54
Views: 8794

Re: Something good about Harbor Freight

I've never gotten anything but Chinese garbage there
by hoppercar
Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:20 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Oil can
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Oil can

Why can't i find a good quality, pump oil can ?... the oil cans like at lowes, home depot..are just typical Chinese junk. There usually plastic, with molded threads, and the kids won't stay screwed on. Found some I thought might work, for one home, and you have to pump it about 200 times, before it ...
by hoppercar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: American vs British trains
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: American vs British trains

Lol
by hoppercar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Green velvet oil
Replies: 15
Views: 1513

Green velvet oil

Does anyone know where to get this green velvet steam cylinder oil now....I havent bought any in a long time
by hoppercar
Wed Jan 02, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: American vs British trains
Replies: 9
Views: 1974

Re: American vs British trains

What does the war, tiger,and pander tanks, have to do with American trains ??
by hoppercar
Tue Dec 25, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 2046

Re: Steam in Nashville

Why are there always squabbling factions, power struggles, egoes, and people who have ti get there hands in everything
by hoppercar
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam cylinder oil
Replies: 10
Views: 930

Steam cylinder oil

Has anyone had any experience with the Mobil 600w steam cylinder oil...
by hoppercar
Tue Dec 18, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Smoke generator
Replies: 7
Views: 1120

Smoke generator

Any ideas out there?...I'm looking for some kind of a non heat smoke generator, I can put in my wooden caboose, to look like smoke coming out the smoke stack?...I've looked at the h.o. scale model railroad smoke generators, but they don't have enough volume for 1 1/2 scale...
by hoppercar
Sun Dec 16, 2018 6:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pvc pipe for air ??
Replies: 24
Views: 2270

Re: Pvc pipe for air ??

Thanks for all the input...seems the majority is not In favor of it !!....gonna junk that pvc reservoir, and go with copper pipe and end caps !!!