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by Wayne Davis
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners

Pictures. I have not built one of these.
by Wayne Davis
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners

It is to big to private message also. I will add it in a couple posts. Wayne 1” Propane Box Burner It took a while to find info. I have scanned some old poor quality pictures but hopefully they will show enough. The burner is a box with 3/8" OD tubes through it on about a 20mm grid. I used 16 brass ...
by Wayne Davis
Thu Dec 05, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: Plate/Pan-Style Propane Burners

I have a file with information that I will send to you. It is to big to attach.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line
Replies: 186
Views: 77819

Re: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

How many done and how many to be built yet?

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Tue Aug 20, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Question about coal
Replies: 12
Views: 3793

Re: Question about coal

I use what is sold as blacksmith coal and works good in my engine. You might call ahead to see if they are open on a holiday weekend.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Looking for Information Bill Van Brocklin engines in Hawaii
Replies: 14
Views: 3181

Re: Looking for Information Bill Van Brocklin engines in Hawaii

Do you have any current pictures of #41?

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Power reverser for small scale loco
Replies: 5
Views: 2116

Re: Power reverser for small scale loco

There are plans for a power revers in Modeltec January 1985 with a follow up correcting some errors in in March 1985.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Mon Jul 01, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Suspension problems
Replies: 47
Views: 14637

Re: Suspension problems

There was an article in Modeltec October 1996 "Hanson Booster Truck" by Thomas Patton, on how to put a chain drive on a trailing truck. It gives the calculations for sprocket size for wheel sizes.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Mon Jun 24, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Kick-Switches
Replies: 10
Views: 3956

Re: Kick-Switches

The Iowa Model Steam Engineers use kick switches. They are simple but I don't have a very close picture. We also add an electrical conduit and a kick at both ends so you can come up to a switch and throw it without getting off your engine.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1 inch Ten Wheeler - North American Live Steamer March 1956
Replies: 6
Views: 3266

Re: 1 inch Ten Wheeler - North American Live Steamer March 1956

John thank you for checking. I think I have the picture and data. I will try to draw something up from the picture above and the general data.

Wayne
by Wayne Davis
Mon Apr 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1 inch Ten Wheeler - North American Live Steamer March 1956
Replies: 6
Views: 3266

Re: 1 inch Ten Wheeler - North American Live Steamer March 1956

This is a 4-6-0 for the KVRR and #6. I have been told this is in the 1930 Locomotive Cyclopedia. Could someone with this book make a scan of the side elevation for me?

Wayne Davis
by Wayne Davis
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 12VCompressor for a Brake Car
Replies: 64
Views: 15096

Re: 12VCompressor for a Brake Car

Our club uses the Tom Bee compressor unit on our club cars with great results. It powers breaks for four cars.

Wayne

https://tombeeonline.com/collections/to ... essor-unit