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by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:34 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Show us your ET (electric train)
Replies: 13
Views: 1662

Re: Show us your ET (electric train)

Those are some pretty neat trains Speed Toaster!
by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Jan 29, 2021 8:33 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?
Replies: 6
Views: 1429

Re: Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?

Thank you very much "Speed Toaster". That is exactly the type of information I was looking for!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Machining side rods for a 1.5" scale 2-8-0
Replies: 14
Views: 3026

Re: Machining side rods for a 1.5" scale 2-8-0

Adam,
Those rods look fantastic. Admittedly, I am happy that my engine only has 4 total drive wheels so I don't have to make complicated rods like yours. But, the end definitely justified the means in this case!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu Jan 07, 2021 11:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Piston Ring Question
Replies: 39
Views: 6749

Re: Piston Ring Question

I bought some from the local Ace Hardware store. It is use for packing plumbing fixtures. See this link: https://www.acehardware.com/departments/plumbing/faucet-and-faucet-repair/faucet-and-valve-packing/4200366 Amazon probably has it too. That being said, I cannot comment on whether it is the right...
by Benjamin Maggi
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Firebox wrapper on a 1.5" scale 2-8-0
Replies: 12
Views: 2709

Re: Firebox wrapper on a 1.5" scale 2-8-0

That looks very nice Adam. I can't wait to see your engine in person someday. It will be awesome.
by Benjamin Maggi
Sun Jan 03, 2021 11:43 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?
Replies: 6
Views: 1429

Re: Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?

Thanks. I was hoping a member of Pioneer Valley Live Steamers would remember the car and building and chime in...
by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Jan 01, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?
Replies: 6
Views: 1429

Info about PVLS boxcar decorated for Chinese restaurant?

When I attended the model train show in Springfield, NY, around 2005-2007 I would sometimes stop by the Pioneer Valley Live Steamers' display. I was familiar with 1/8 scale trains but didn't know a lot. One boxcar I saw was painted dark blue with gold lettering and advertised for a Chinese restauran...
by Benjamin Maggi
Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: EMD F-7
Replies: 7
Views: 1715

Re: EMD F-7

That looks really sweet!
by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Dec 18, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: I Hate It When That Happens!
Replies: 16
Views: 3255

Re: I Hate It When That Happens!

I would check the return policy on the receipt...
by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Dec 11, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Trackulence
Replies: 11
Views: 2402

Re: Trackulence

Well, if the track gets real bad just ask for more...
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by Benjamin Maggi
Wed Dec 02, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Juliet 2 parts with plans + words and music
Replies: 5
Views: 1979

Re: Juliet 2 parts with plans + words and music

What are you planning on working on now?