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by FLtenwheeler
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

From an engineering and modeling stand point, that is impressive and super cool. When you created the final model with the risers, did you end up going with different scale factors in the X, Y, and Z directions to account for more/less shrinkage in those direction when cooling? The foundry setup up...
by FLtenwheeler
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

The cradle for the 1.6 scale Chicago North Western J class Mikado will be investment cast in Silicon Bronze. The print is 1.5 times the price for the casting itself. It is 13.14" wide, 7.86" tall with the casting spurs. And 25.52" long. The locomotive uses an early style Coles trailing truck.
by FLtenwheeler
Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: BETTENDORF TRUCK ORDERS
Replies: 2
Views: 481

Re: BETTENDORF TRUCK ORDERS

That is a load Dave.
by FLtenwheeler
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

JBodenmann wrote:
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:33 pm
Hello My Friends
That inspirator is the cat's meow! Actually, all your work is.
Jack
Thank you Jack.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Detroit lubricator
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Detroit lubricator

I am looking for a Detroit Lubricator Catalog 361 that deals with the type B lubricator. I will buy or pay to have scanned.

Thanks

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Wed May 29, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

Hi Peter

It is in Solidworks 14. I have Shapeways plastic print coming.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Wed May 29, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

Peter

I have the installation drawing for the mount that was used on the Pacifics.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Tue May 28, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: water glasses
Replies: 29
Views: 1606

Re: water glasses

Yes the leak will give you a false reading.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Tue May 28, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: CNJ DRX 6-4-2000
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: CNJ DRX 6-4-2000

That would be neat.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Tue May 28, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

I have been working on the design of the Hancock H-N-L Inspirator. I am getting very close.

Tim
by FLtenwheeler
Fri May 24, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: CNW J class Mikado
Replies: 90
Views: 35833

Re: CNW J class Mikado

The waist sheets showed up today. I had to put them on to see how they fit.

Tim