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by SZuiderveen
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allen waterjet pilot truck pedestals and spring shoes now available
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: Allen waterjet pilot truck pedestals and spring shoes now available

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In progress upgrade of Mogul with equalized pony truck fit up today.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat Aug 18, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wooden refrigerator car
Replies: 14
Views: 1641

Re: Wooden refrigerator car

SZuiderveen wrote:
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:13 pm
My caboose built by Scott Lindsay with this kind of material.

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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wooden refrigerator car
Replies: 14
Views: 1641

Re: Wooden refrigerator car

My caboose built by Scott Lindsey with this kind of material.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Thu Aug 16, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Wooden refrigerator car
Replies: 14
Views: 1641

Re: Wooden refrigerator car

Go to Home Depot. Look for what they call pole wrap.

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by SZuiderveen
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:37 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allen Models - running boards back in stock
Replies: 20
Views: 1652

Re: Allen Models - running boards back in stock

That would be Bill Shield’s drawing.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Fri Jul 06, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Preserving Old Cars
Replies: 4
Views: 720

Re: Preserving Old Cars

My two Rittenburg cars are hand lettered.

Oops jumped send button. You’re asking about Dustin lettering.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Gathering the herd at Train Mountain
Replies: 9
Views: 1875

Re: Gathering the herd at Train Mountain

Glenn

I was one of 4 engineers on the President Adams to Hope Circle (far north end) today. The trip of a lifetime!
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 2513

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Just measured it. Six foot, sorry.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: MEG Wendy on Coal
Replies: 15
Views: 1907

Re: MEG Wendy on Coal

Scotty

Yes, block air temporarily to front to get rear to light. Saves maybe 15 minutes on fire up. Once everything is good and hot in operation this is not so much a problem, as the draft moves the coal from back to front.

Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 2513

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Here is a Precision door on my Ann Arbor boxcar.
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Steve
by SZuiderveen
Mon May 21, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: MEG Wendy on Coal
Replies: 15
Views: 1907

Re: MEG Wendy on Coal

I have regularly operated the Wendy at Chesapeake and Allegheny in Baltimore. When firing up from cold the fire tends to stay at the front and is hard to get established in the rear, basically because the quickest path of air to the smokebox is the front part of the grate. I’ve tried a orange slice ...
by SZuiderveen
Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allan Models
Replies: 1
Views: 743

Re: Allan Models

In my experience, not exactly a bargain. Especially now that some of the aluminum parts can be gotten in iron or laser cut from Steve A.

Steve