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by Ken Schroeder
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Dome Throttle
Replies: 6
Views: 215

Re: Steam Dome Throttle

Use a ball valve in the steam dome, makes a great throttle. That is all I have used in 45 years and have never had to replace one.
by Ken Schroeder
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: cleaning taper sockets
Replies: 2
Views: 491

Re: cleaning taper sockets

I have one I bought years ago at a machinery show for the R8. They are available, just remove the locator pin that isn't needed anyway.
by Ken Schroeder
Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1/8 copper plate
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Re: 1/8 copper plate

Sold pending payment.
by Ken Schroeder
Tue Sep 18, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1/8 copper plate
Replies: 2
Views: 616

1/8 copper plate

I have a 1/8" thick x 36" x 42" copper plate brand new still in the original wrapper from when I bought it. Purchased it for a boiler which I never built. $200.00 plus shipping or UPS. In Gardnervile NV, 89460. Ken 775-265-3632 or shaylocomotives@charter.net
by Ken Schroeder
Mon Aug 27, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 14 ga. Steel Material cutting
Replies: 11
Views: 1299

Re: 14 ga. Steel Material cutting

If you have a table saw get a metal cutting blade and it will work great. I have cut a lot of steel sheet on my table saw up to 3/16" thick. Just wear some safety goggles, safety shield and a long sleeve shirt. If you are like me with thin skin and thin blood you will look like you were in a war zon...
by Ken Schroeder
Mon Jul 30, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Let's fill in the gaps (Future Injectors)
Replies: 8
Views: 2024

Re: Let's fill in the gaps (Future Injectors)

I will be interested in your 1/4" NPT injector for my 3 3/4" locomotive.

Ken
by Ken Schroeder
Fri Jun 15, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Shay Locomotives at Train Mountain
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Re: Shay Locomotives at Train Mountain

Jim,
I will bring the brake shoes with me.

Russ,
I have no idea on the Shay you pictured.

Ken
by Ken Schroeder
Thu May 31, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Shay Locomotives at Train Mountain
Replies: 4
Views: 2008

Shay Locomotives at Train Mountain

If any one wants any Shay castings or drawings for the 2 or 3 truck Shay I can bring them to the triannual and save on the postage.

Will also have samples of the 1 1/2" scale Blomberg trucks along with 3 3/4: scale generator.

Ken Schroeder
775-265-3632
shaylocomotives@charter.net
shaylocomotive.com
by Ken Schroeder
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old, old machine shop in California, still exists.
Replies: 4
Views: 860

Re: Old, old machine shop in California, still exists.

They poured the cylinders for my 2-4-4-2 mallet about 35 years ago.
by Ken Schroeder
Tue Jan 23, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Hardinge HLV-H taper attachment castings
Replies: 5
Views: 1654

Re: Hardinge HLV-H taper attachment castings

I now have castings for the Hardinge taper attachment for the HLV, narrow bed lathe in stock. Same price as the HLV-H taper attachment castings. Also finished tail stock clamps for the Hardinge tracer attachment.

Ken
by Ken Schroeder
Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:23 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Train Mountain Triennial vendors wanted
Replies: 8
Views: 1421

Re: Train Mountain Triennial vendors wanted

SHAY LOCOMOTIVES will be at the Train Mountain triennial. If anyone would like drawings or castings I can deliver them there and save you the shipping.

Ken Schroeder
shaylocomotive.com
shaylocomotives@charter.net
by Ken Schroeder
Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: The Junk Drawer
Topic: Set Myself on Fire Lolz
Replies: 56
Views: 6965

Re: Set Myself on Fire Lolz

Get yourself a propane weed burner & a 5 gallon bottle.