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by 10 Wheeler Rob
Wed Aug 08, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

The stack is an aluminum casting that came with the project. Exterior and bore for the petticoat pipe are machined.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

Piped the whistle and oiler.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Tue Aug 07, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pioneer Valley Meet August 10th thru 12th
Replies: 25
Views: 1136

Re: Pioneer Valley Meet August 10th thru 12th

I look forward to seeing you all. I be up Thursday if any one else is going to be up. I got get a coat or two of roof sealant on my camper.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Sun Aug 05, 2018 4:58 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

Yes, stainless steel pipe fittings rated for the temperature and pressure.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Sat Aug 04, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

More pics.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

More pics.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

Been working away this last month, but been lacy about posting the progress. Got the boiler and jacket on, some of the piping work, water glass, pressure gage, throttle valve, lubrucator, bell and domes fitted. Still a lot of piping to be finish.
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Tue Jun 26, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS August Meet
Replies: 18
Views: 2086

Re: PVLS August Meet

I am located town line near Glastonbury. In fact the street in front of my house is in Glastonbury, so the maps and GPS system think I am on 7 Lextington road, Glastonbury. If you have a free evening you're welcome to come over for a visit.

Rob
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Tue Jun 26, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS August Meet
Replies: 18
Views: 2086

Re: PVLS August Meet

Bill,

I will be at PVLS on Thursday and Friday as well, fell free to drop by in the evenings if your free.

Rob
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Wed Jun 13, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

Finished making and installing the axle pump. Basically an Allen Models Mogal pump that mounts thru the saddle. I did leave the hex full height on the head caps. This allows the top check ball to be serviced from above the front deck, and makes getting a wrench on the bottom hex easy. I single point...
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

Got the brake rigging finished and assembled. Still need to make the actuation lever assembly that goes in the cab. A lot parts to with all the equalizing linkages. Going to put of designing and building the actuating lever for now, since it can be done after installing the boiler. On to the axle pu...
by 10 Wheeler Rob
Tue Jun 05, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project
Replies: 36
Views: 5312

Re: Regauging a 7 1/4" Minnie Project

It came with the engine project. I do not know who the casting supplier was.

Rob