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by SZuiderveen
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ps 2 covered hopper
Replies: 3
Views: 252

Re: Ps 2 covered hopper

A 2003 cu ft PS-2 is a post 1950 welded car, usually with round hatches. Do you want a small cube riveted car with square hatches?

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat May 30, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Model Steam Pressure Gauges
Replies: 49
Views: 12124

Re: Model Steam Pressure Gauges

The US Gauge about eight posts up is a dual needle gauge with one of the handss removed.
apm, if I send you the particulars, could you do a one-off face for us, I’ll send camera ready for the quadrant and numbers.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Tue May 26, 2020 10:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Model Steam Pressure Gauges
Replies: 49
Views: 12124

Re: Model Steam Pressure Gauges

My friend John’s Sandy River #23 cab.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Thu May 21, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trucks
Replies: 9
Views: 1044

Re: Trucks

by SZuiderveen
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: oil cups in scale or close
Replies: 6
Views: 993

Re: oil cups in scale or close

A variety if you know where to look! Frankly, I put the smallest size Gits on my Shay. https://www.deboltmachine.com/products/9-16-brass-oil-cup-closed-top https://www.pmmodelengines.com/shop/steam/steam-accessories/oil-cups/ https://www.pmmodelengines.com/shop/steam/steam-accessories/grease-cups/ h...
by SZuiderveen
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Kozo"s k 27
Replies: 18
Views: 2829

Re: Kozo"s k 27

The K-27 in 7.5” gage would be 2.5”/ft. scale.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ash Pan Latch Ideas?
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

Re: Ash Pan Latch Ideas?

Another related side item is brake equalization. If you update you brake beams and linkages to be correctly / prototypically equalized, the bottom doors will no longer clear the revised brake components. This forced me to upgrade the ashpan to a slider variant. JP My loco resembles that remark. 382...
by SZuiderveen
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baldwin wood cab roof material?
Replies: 16
Views: 2039

Re: Baldwin wood cab roof material?

My friend John Tokar has a built from Baldwin blueprints cab on his SRRL #23, and it has a terne metal roof, as it is properly called.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Injector Water Supply Valves
Replies: 4
Views: 1170

Re: Injector Water Supply Valves

Dick Bagley published a design for a one lever injector in Live Steam, December 1983. This shot is from my bound volume. If you cannot find it at home, I will have to find a loose copy to properly scan the “gutter.”
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat Apr 11, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ash Pan Latch Ideas?
Replies: 14
Views: 2800

Re: Ash Pan Latch Ideas?

I had swing bottoms. Many cuss words over years. Here is the new ash pan:
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHEEL TURNING PART 5
Replies: 17
Views: 4774

Re: WHEEL TURNING PART 5

Good place to find an index of Dave's work:

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?title=Dave_Sclavi

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: "Civil Engineering for Outdoor Railroads"
Replies: 15
Views: 3302

Re: "Civil Engineering for Outdoor Railroads"

Doug passed in March, 2018.