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by Trainman4602
Mon Jan 21, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Seeking Superscale-type fast start injector valve
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: Seeking Superscale-type fast start injector valve

I have a injector starter valve. They work great sold hundreds of them they are in stock for immediate shipping. PM me if interested.
by Trainman4602
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Formed cab roof angle 16 ga. steel
Replies: 19
Views: 4223

Re: Formed cab roof angle 16 ga. steel

That is exactly how I did it 15 years ago for the 1361 there is a video on it

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruf0FJL7--M

by Trainman4602
Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cabin Fever Expo
Replies: 7
Views: 980

Cabin Fever Expo

Hi All

I Decided the last minute to attend the show. I don't know everyone by face so if you recognize me from You Tube don't hesitate to say hello.
by Trainman4602
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Marker light lenses- availability and sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 1221

Re: Marker light lenses- availability and sizes?

Sorry I posted the picture of the smooth lens here is the correct picture
by Trainman4602
Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Marker light lenses- availability and sizes?
Replies: 11
Views: 1221

Re: Marker light lenses- availability and sizes?

Ok enough talk. Here they are once again. I have had these lenses for over twenty years the mold was made by a dear friend Paul Culp an expert mold maker. I have sizes in 5/8, 3/4, 1, and 1 1/2 inch sizes. They are true a Fernel lens and magnify as the originals do. I have four colors in all sizes R...
by Trainman4602
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: grey iron
Replies: 43
Views: 5375

Re: grey iron

You can use ductile iron grade 80 55 06 you can heat treat it to a 55 Rockwell . A high speed steel tool bit is around 65 rock well.
by Trainman4602
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Quartering driver axles
Replies: 11
Views: 2823

Re: Quartering driver axles

The problem with the method is that you have to reset the cutter for each axle not only slow but more chance to screw up.
by Trainman4602
Thu Dec 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Re: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING

No not from me I am making a similar pattern for Iron Horse supply with the agreement that I will not sell them separately. They are to be used for my electric and 6 and 4 wheel passenger trucks.
by Trainman4602
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

Re: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING

Yes it will be the Steeple Cab
by Trainman4602
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING
Replies: 5
Views: 1237

GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING

After a long absence and moving part of the shop I am now getting back to making more patterns. I have been developing an electric and new and improved 6 wheeled Pullman trucks. These patterns pictured are for the journal boxes and pedestals. The Pullman trucks will feature a full set of brake riggi...
by Trainman4602
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pump
Replies: 47
Views: 7159

Re: Pump

BTW it is a $1600.00 decoration.