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by cp4449
Tue May 28, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Engine Cleaner (exterior)
Replies: 26
Views: 2252

Re: Engine Cleaner (exterior)

I was at a LALS meet one year, one of the elder gents pulled out a small Hudson type sprayer loaded with diesel, and began to spray down his loco. At that point we all left the steaming bay until he was done.
by cp4449
Tue Apr 30, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Pacific Fruit Express Reefer Kits - 1½" & 1" Scale
Replies: 92
Views: 20447

Re: Pacific Fruit Express Reefer Kits - 1½" & 1" Scale

Mike Walsh wrote:
Mon Apr 29, 2019 1:49 pm
Any ideas on the pricing for 1"? You're killing us :)
Thank you Mike. Been wondering ever since this thread started.....
by cp4449
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question about a DLS ad
Replies: 16
Views: 2864

Question about a DLS ad

There is a beautiful 5" loco for sale on DLS https://discoverlivesteam.com/discoverforsale/forsale/9_Van/index.htm Watch the video of the locomotive for sale. What I would like to know is why over here in the USA on elevated lines, we did not adopt the full startle riding cars like the Bits do in th...
by cp4449
Wed Mar 27, 2019 12:55 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Ox Yoke™ Safety Chains
Replies: 23
Views: 3345

Re: Ox Yoke™ Safety Chains

These would be great in 1” scale....
by cp4449
Fri Mar 22, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little engines 1" line of engines
Replies: 33
Views: 5206

Re: Little engines 1" line of engines

rspringer wrote:
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:38 pm
I recently purchased a 1 inch 060. Does any one have a set of prints I could get a copy from?
Sent PM
by cp4449
Fri Mar 22, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Water strainer
Replies: 7
Views: 1026

Re: Water strainer

Carl, if it was good enough for my '68 Mustang, it is good enough for my 1" LE 0-6-0....the same filter. Looked up Spectre inline filters, they will catch particles down to 40 microns.
by cp4449
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Women in the hobby?
Replies: 57
Views: 5674

Re: Women in the hobby?

Oh, I know a few.....and being that on some days you can not tell the difference between the crusty old men and the crusty old women....well that says something about our hobby.....
by cp4449
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little engines 1" line of engines
Replies: 33
Views: 5206

Re: Little engines 1" line of engines

The whole line was purchased by a gent in PA. Then it all went in storage. There have been several tries to purchase it all back but to no luck. Like the poster said above, only on the used market. It would help us all if we knew what castings he needed to get the locomotive finished. Some made be a...
by cp4449
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: How to service an American Models Steam gauge
Replies: 5
Views: 1397

Re: How to service an American Models Steam gauge

Highiron, would this also put the gauge off in pressure.

BTW Timmy, American Models will do a service on the gauge. Email or call for the price.
by cp4449
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Another Injector Piping Question
Replies: 2
Views: 694

Re: Another Injector Piping Question

Also make sure you have a filter on the injector line
by cp4449
Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:43 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Brushless Motor Controller
Replies: 13
Views: 3366

Re: Brushless Motor Controller

Fender, I have a 350 watt scooter motor in one of my 1" scale locos. I use this controller: https://www.ebay.com/itm/500W-24V-DC-Speed-Controller-w-Reverse-f-go-Kart-Quad-eATV-eCart-Electric-Motor-/162601558782 Handles very well. Has reverse. Cheaper than the scooter site. Easy to wire, you will not...
by cp4449
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Boiler Check Valve Manufacturer?
Replies: 21
Views: 2437

Re: Boiler Check Valve Manufacturer?

Here is a photo of mine on my LE 1" 0-6-0. Homemade or LE design?