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by Kimball McGinley
Wed Feb 20, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: JC 22 Oz. Injector (Coles)
Replies: 1
Views: 533

Re: JC 22 Oz. Injector (Coles)

Any takers at $70????
by Kimball McGinley
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What Engine Is This
Replies: 21
Views: 1358

Re: What Engine Is This

Maybe if they were dropped down onto the pilot, the length increase was a problem?
by Kimball McGinley
Thu Feb 07, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Locomotive Steam Chest Question
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: Locomotive Steam Chest Question

Good tip Ken!
by Kimball McGinley
Tue Feb 05, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Locomotive Steam Chest Question
Replies: 8
Views: 796

Re: Locomotive Steam Chest Question

Seems like a bit of a bother; studs or running in a couple shorter screws would do as well or be better, it seems?
by Kimball McGinley
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: JC 22 Oz. Injector (Coles)
Replies: 1
Views: 533

JC 22 Oz. Injector (Coles)

I have determined that I will not need this brand-new unused JC 22 Oz. Injector. I bought it new from Coles Power Models many moons ago. It has never been connected, tested, or even seen water, so I cannot guarantee anything. 5/32" steam in, 3/16" water in, 3/16" to boiler, 7/32- 40 overflow $90 del...
by Kimball McGinley
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: "A prototype for everything" Funny.
Replies: 3
Views: 548

Re: "A prototype for everything" Funny.

Maybe an Oil Burner? How do you adjust the Wick?
by Kimball McGinley
Wed Jan 23, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: New detail parts to be released shortly: 1 3/4" scale + more
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Re: New detail parts to be released shortly: 1 3/4" scale + more

Sorry: I was familiar with the terms 3/4", 1", 1-1/2" and 2-1/2" (with = 12" unsaid) =, but had not heard of 1-3/4".
by Kimball McGinley
Tue Jan 22, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: New detail parts to be released shortly: 1 3/4" scale + more
Replies: 5
Views: 928

Re: New detail parts to be released shortly: 1 3/4" scale + more

I am not in need, but exactly what scale is "1 3/4" ? Your possible customer may be puzzled too?
by Kimball McGinley
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: FS: 1” scale passenger car
Replies: 3
Views: 701

Re: FS: 1” scale passenger car

You are correct about Mike's home RR having tight curves. It ran around a typical 1960's house in Anaheim CA.
by Kimball McGinley
Tue Dec 04, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: grey iron
Replies: 43
Views: 5400

Re: grey iron

As far as what temperature; when it no longer attracts a magnet, you are hot enough.
by Kimball McGinley
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: grey iron
Replies: 43
Views: 5400

Re: grey iron

Not yet mentioned was whether the majority of the running will be on aluminum or steel rail. Iron and steel wheels are not really bothered by aluminum rail. There have been many reports of iron wheels grooved by steel rail.
by Kimball McGinley
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Engine stand
Replies: 16
Views: 2668

Re: Engine stand

Casters with brakes or a brake/swivel lock combo are also handy to keep it stable as needed. A couple screws that can be run down to hit the floor will also work in a pinch.