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by Benjamin Maggi
Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Aluminum switch points
Replies: 10
Views: 326

Re: Aluminum switch points

Have you considered stub switches? If you aren't having much run they would probably work fine. Just have a large enough signal target to see at a distance if the points aren't lined up properly.
by Benjamin Maggi
Sun Jun 21, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Painting steam chest question
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Re: Painting steam chest question

Thanks both! I will paint them today.
by Benjamin Maggi
Sat Jun 20, 2020 6:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Painting steam chest question
Replies: 3
Views: 529

Painting steam chest question

My chassis for my Sweet William engine is in pieces in my basement in various stages of disassembly and painting. The engine has slide valves in steam chests. I plan to paint the outsides of the steam chest, but should I also paint: 1.) the surfaces (upper/lower) that will eventually receive the gas...
by Benjamin Maggi
Wed Jun 03, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: ALCO cab nose measures?
Replies: 14
Views: 4288

Re: ALCO cab nose measures?

Looks good already!
by Benjamin Maggi
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: COMING SOON: 3 1/2" gauge 5 plank open wagon
Replies: 6
Views: 1827

Re: COMING SOON: 3 1/2" gauge 5 plank open wagon

Not my scale, but right up my alley. Nice!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu May 28, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Paint help
Replies: 27
Views: 5973

Re: Paint help

Thank you all!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu May 28, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: FAMC marker lamps
Replies: 5
Views: 1178

Re: FAMC marker lamps

I bought a set from him last year, and he was easy to talk to on the phone and quick to mail them. I haven't installed them yet.
by Benjamin Maggi
Wed May 27, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Paint help
Replies: 27
Views: 5973

Re: Paint help

I followed this thread intently as I will be painting the frame and chassis of my steam locomotive (Sweet William) in the next week or so. I plan to use Krylon satin black for most parts, but engine block high-temp paint (Dupli-Color engine enamel with ceramic) for the rest. I have a stupid question...