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by wewilliams
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little engines 1" line of engines
Replies: 33
Views: 3231

Re: Little engines 1" line of engines

I have a good friend that makes tractor parts - I've seen him get messed over by foundries several times. Now, he now buys parts from Taiwan & China.
by wewilliams
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New book: The Backyard Railroader
Replies: 4
Views: 1312

Re: New book: The Backyard Railroader

If you don't want to spend $50 for the book - there is a google play e-book version for $15.
by wewilliams
Fri Dec 14, 2018 2:03 am
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Strategies for Removing Rocks from Yard
Replies: 33
Views: 5567

Re: Strategies for Removing Rocks from Yard

Post a sign "Rock for Sale - $100" will be gone by morning....
by wewilliams
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: TAKING ORDERS FOR BETTENDORF TRUCKS
Replies: 5
Views: 2135

Re: TAKING ORDERS FOR BETTENDORF TRUCKS

Right - I recall your warning with ball bearings in a demo video.
by wewilliams
Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: TAKING ORDERS FOR BETTENDORF TRUCKS
Replies: 5
Views: 2135

Re: TAKING ORDERS FOR BETTENDORF TRUCKS

Do the prints include prints for the bearings if we want to "roll our own"?
by wewilliams
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:09 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Last two days R&D
Replies: 15
Views: 3395

Re: Last two days R&D

A definite *wow* factor...
by wewilliams
Sun May 06, 2018 12:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: K4 RE PAINT
Replies: 11
Views: 2357

Re: K4 RE PAINT

How did the dent turn out?
by wewilliams
Wed Mar 14, 2018 4:03 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine
Replies: 16
Views: 3611

Re: E-Mail today, Offer casting fully Machine

Looking over the Station Road Stem kit engines, you have 2 sizes of castings and 2 designs of boilers with and without saddle tank in each size being mixed & matched to make 12 locos. The wheels and smoke boxes are all the same, I'd wager other castings are shared as well. They are not complex desig...
by wewilliams
Fri Jan 12, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: The Latest Lineup at Ridge Boiler
Replies: 19
Views: 2266

Re: The Latest Lineup at Ridge Boiler

Wow - sorry - cool numbers & info.
by wewilliams
Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: The Latest Lineup at Ridge Boiler
Replies: 19
Views: 2266

Re: The Latest Lineup at Ridge Boiler

I've noticed your boilers have rolled copper tubes. Is there an up-tick in these? I recall in the past you might of said most of your tubes were welded steel.

Ted
by wewilliams
Mon Dec 25, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 1800s Pilot Construction
Replies: 19
Views: 5834

Re: 1800s Pilot Construction

I gotta say - that mill is a thing of beauty as well.