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by FLSTEAM
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Penberthy Injector question
Replies: 9
Views: 570

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: 1489

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: 1489

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: 904

Re: Illuminating Water Glass?

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

John B
by FLSTEAM
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane Quick Disconnectss
Replies: 22
Views: 1489

Propane Quick Disconnectss

I think I ran into a live steamer at NOELS this past summer who was firing up his Harris 2 1/2" Shay on Propane. He had Quick Disconnect hose fittings that looked like the ones you have on air tools but these were about half size. If I remember right they were stainless with 1/8" npt threads on the ...
by FLSTEAM
Thu Nov 29, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Engine stand
Replies: 16
Views: 1672

Re: Engine stand

Best thing going is the Harbor freight motor cycle lift table. Cut the table off the top, beef up frame and replace wheels.

John B.
by FLSTEAM
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: grey iron
Replies: 40
Views: 2315

Re: grey iron

Depends on how much you are plan on running. Every day, once a week, once a month or once or twice a year. Steel will last longer but costs a lot more. The wheels on the Shay are showing little or no wear after 5 years. My guess is I will wear out before the wheels do.. :o)

John B
by FLSTEAM
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Dome Throttle
Replies: 28
Views: 3418

Re: Steam Dome Throttle

Here is a view of the backhead. Should reveal the secret lever to the dome.

JB
by FLSTEAM
Tue Nov 20, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Dome Throttle
Replies: 28
Views: 3418

Re: Steam Dome Throttle

Good guess. Just thinkin...……..JB
by FLSTEAM
Mon Nov 19, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Dome Throttle
Replies: 28
Views: 3418

Re: Steam Dome Throttle

Here is a 3/8" Jamesbury stainless ball valve in the Shay. Works very well.

JOHN B
by FLSTEAM
Sat Oct 27, 2018 11:47 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: I started an Allen Mogul project
Replies: 8
Views: 1468

Re: I started an Allen Mogul project

Jim

Where are you located?

John B