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by FLSTEAM
Wed Jan 23, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay
Replies: 761
Views: 115321

Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

As you have heard from others already, wood does not have near the BTU content of oil or coal. The BTU's in wood are factors of which kind of wood and most importantly the moisture content. That is why fireplace wood burns best when it has had a chance to "air dry" for a year. You should be able to ...
by FLSTEAM
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam in Nashville
Replies: 26
Views: 3076

Re: Steam in Nashville

did they get it back on rail yet?

JB
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: New builder
Replies: 8
Views: 999

Re: New builder

Have you been to Mill Creak Central RR? Great RR and lots of nice people to ask questions to. Just a hop skip and a jump from you.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 27, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: New builder
Replies: 8
Views: 999

Re: New builder

I am from Worthington, also have a summer home in Bucyrus.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: New builder
Replies: 8
Views: 999

Re: New builder

Rob you might post where you are from....

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Mon Dec 24, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Things to do in Florida in January?
Replies: 8
Views: 1349

Re: Things to do in Florida in January?

It gets down into the thirties in Jan. Back up to the Seventies in Feb. therefore the Winter meets.
Not sure but Boots may have a January meet.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Caboose trucks
Replies: 5
Views: 936

Re: Caboose trucks

I thought Roundhouse was out of business.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Sat Dec 22, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam cylinder oil
Replies: 10
Views: 1188

Re: Steam cylinder oil

Yes, it is steam cylinder oil. Works like it suppose to. Comes in 5 gal. buckets and will last you two life times.

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Penberthy Injector question
Replies: 9
Views: 1295

Re: Penberthy Injector question

No problem with a 2' lift. I have used 1/4 and 3/8 in.

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane Quick Disconnectss
Replies: 22
Views: 3146

Re: Propane Quick Disconnectss

The Hanson ones I have do not have a check valve in them. It looks like Eaton under another brand does carry models that have a check valve but are larger units.

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane Quick Disconnectss
Replies: 22
Views: 3146

Re: Propane Quick Disconnectss

Hanson is now Eaton.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Tue Dec 04, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Illuminating Water Glass?
Replies: 11
Views: 1851

Re: Illuminating Water Glass?

I tried an LED on my site glass only to find out it couldn't take the heat

John B