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by FLSTEAM
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Condensation
Replies: 20
Views: 1276

Re: Condensation

Actually every steam engine will give you a bath until the pipes and cylinders warm up. Only takes a few seconds.

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Foaming boiler water
Replies: 25
Views: 2356

Re: Foaming boiler water

Foaming is likely the result of oil in the boiler. If this is a new boiler it will clear up after a couple of fire ups.

John B
by FLSTEAM
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB: 8” or 10” steel wheels
Replies: 6
Views: 1873

Re: WTB: 8” or 10” steel wheels

Glen
I have a pattern for 8" wheels that I used on my 15" ga. equipment.
If you have any interest PM me.

John B
by FLSTEAM
Thu Oct 01, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Polling Pocket
Replies: 14
Views: 5435

Re: Polling Pocket

I have them in 2 1/2" scale

John B
by FLSTEAM
Fri Sep 11, 2020 6:53 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB: 2”-5 TPI chuck backing plate
Replies: 3
Views: 1815

Re: WTB: 2”-5 TPI chuck backing plate

Are you sure the thread is 5 tpi and not 4 1/2 ?
BTW you can buy an 1 1/4-12 nut and weld it to a steel disk to make your own backing plate.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Mon Aug 24, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: The Sand Pine Railroad
Replies: 0
Views: 2620

The Sand Pine Railroad

This is an old video of the Sand Pine RR.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGLKpIIbvas

John B
by FLSTEAM
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Plumbing for RRSC American
Replies: 3
Views: 2066

Re: Plumbing for RRSC American

For the injector make any bends with a tubing bender, try not to use fittings. The less restrictions the better. You can see the injector piping here. BTW you can see my blow down coming out the side with a hose connector on it. I use the blowdown as the fill valve when the engine is cold. For the b...
by FLSTEAM
Wed Jun 10, 2020 9:22 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: NYC hudson prints
Replies: 6
Views: 2932

Re: NYC hudson prints

Actually it is basic math but maybe it would be much less work than scaling hundreds of parts if there are a set of drawings already done.
by FLSTEAM
Sun May 24, 2020 10:37 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Couple of Shorties
Replies: 135
Views: 43996

Re: Couple of Shorties

Where did you get the bubble leds

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Mon May 18, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Another CliShay Build
Replies: 67
Views: 37628

Re: Another CliShay Build

Never a better example of "where there is a will there is a way"...…...Nice work.

John B
by FLSTEAM
Tue May 12, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Your favorite low investment/high payoff tools and gadgets
Replies: 41
Views: 11063

Re: Your favorite low investment/high payoff tools and gadgets

A center/edge finder for the mill.

John B
by FLSTEAM
Tue May 12, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Looking for rail
Replies: 4
Views: 3301

Re: Looking for rail

I am going to take a wild guess....There are probably two chances of finding that in the US.

John B