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by Rob Gardner
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Re: 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s

Harold, from what I know, I don't think they ever left Colorado until I bought them this past September. But I may be wrong.

Rob
by Rob Gardner
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Centerville and Southwestern Railroad
Replies: 2
Views: 186

Re: Centerville and Southwestern Railroad

There is a nice DVD that was offered years ago and I think is still available that gives a nice history and overview of the C&SW. Wish I had been born early enough to see it at the Becker Dairy Farm. I know Dave Sclavi lobbied hard to get it relocated and rebuilt in Monmouth County. The 4-8-4 I thin...
by Rob Gardner
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s
Replies: 3
Views: 620

Re: 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s

Giving this ad a little bump. Both are still for sale. Let me know if you have an interest. These are two great RS-3's...no longer available and fully functional.

Rob Gardner
by Rob Gardner
Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: will spring steel mill?
Replies: 22
Views: 1030

Re: will spring steel mill?

Excellent tips for working with spring steel here for making leaf springs. I too have this work ahead of me. I assume all of the slotting and drilling of the center holes takes place before forming the leaves to the intended precamber radius? My plan was to make a hard wood former with the desired r...
by Rob Gardner
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s
Replies: 3
Views: 620

1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s

FOR SALE are two (2) 1” scale D&RGW Alco RS-3s built by Scale Railroad Supplies, Inc., of Boulder, CO Both units are painted in the distinctive and striking early D&RGW black w/ yellow stripe scheme. These are low mileage locomotives in fully operating condition with new batteries on board and ready...
by Rob Gardner
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: pattern: 1" scale side frame
Replies: 3
Views: 693

Re: pattern: 1" scale side frame

PM sent.
by Rob Gardner
Mon Nov 06, 2017 7:27 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Miniature Railroading in the Saginaw News today
Replies: 9
Views: 942

Re: Miniature Railroading in the Saginaw News today

How cool. Is this 7-1/2" equipment?

Rob
by Rob Gardner
Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Lots of questions on 7 1/2" gauge railroad
Replies: 35
Views: 2603

Re: Lots of questions on 7 1/2" gauge railroad

Dash9, There are any number of solid guys at PLS, among them: Pat Murphy Eric Peffel Ron Shupard Dave Sclavi John Geib Bruce Saylor Some may immediately start talking you into getting a steam engine, but other than that, there are really some good guys there. Don't let one bad experience run you off...
by Rob Gardner
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Re: 1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed

Thanks to everyone who reached out to me back channel. I think I will have all the drawings I need to move forward now.

Rob
by Rob Gardner
Sat Sep 09, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 962

Re: 1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed

Thanks, Nyle!

Rob
by Rob Gardner
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed
Replies: 3
Views: 962

1.6" Cross Compound AC Drawing Needed

All, Looking for anyone who has a side elevation drawing of a 1.6" scale cross compound air compressor showing the overall outline of the compressor and the location of the mounting holes. I just need this to make sure I properly locate the mounting brackets on the front frame spreader for a 1.6" sc...
by Rob Gardner
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Ulin Locomotive Works
Replies: 13
Views: 3331

Re: Ulin Locomotive Works

I spoke with Rich about this a few years ago and he had been running into this issue with the foundries around Longmont and Greely that serve the sugar beet industry. It was nothing new to him at the time and he had already stopped marketing his really nice 1.6" cross compound air compressor as a fu...