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by Marty_Knox
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4
Replies: 696
Views: 150306

Re: Converting a Baldwin 2-4-2 LYN to a Baldwin 2-4-4

Well, Charlie - how do you like the TIG? That weld around the 1" pipe looks good.
by Marty_Knox
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific

I'm ready to consider any reasonable offers.
by Marty_Knox
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:09 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific

Marty_Knox wrote:
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:12 pm
I would consider interesting trades as part payment for this locomotive.
I should have been more specific - I would consider trades of large scale railroad equipment, preferably 7 1/2" gauge.
by Marty_Knox
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: 1" scale 4 3/4" gauge Pacific

I would consider interesting trades as part payment for this locomotive.
by Marty_Knox
Sun Jun 28, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Topic For Discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1679

Re: Topic For Discussion

Could you give me a sketch, James? It's hard to see in your picture.
by Marty_Knox
Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Topic For Discussion
Replies: 28
Views: 1679

Re: Topic For Discussion

For me this a timely topic for me. We just made the first two sections of my portable elevated track, one 5' and one 10'. I am basically following the Golden Horseshoe design, with some changes. We made the first two sections to check my design, Right now I am using them to store my 3 1/2" gauge Atl...
by Marty_Knox
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Getting a lift on the F&CC

It's funny you mentioned Bill Hayes's lift. We were there and used it today. My Granddaughter said 'Papa, you should build something like this!'
by Marty_Knox
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Getting a lift on the F&CC

UPsteamfan wrote:
Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:21 pm
Marty is that a pike lake and eastern plymouth. Very similar to the couple at the MLES track and the control looks the same
Yes, it is! I got the kit from Tom Artzberger. My nephew put it together.
by Marty_Knox
Thu Jun 25, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Getting a lift on the F&CC

It is really a very basic machine. A 12-Volt motor turns a pump to raise the ram. You lower it by releasing the pressure.
by Marty_Knox
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Getting a lift on the F&CC

Here is the lift in the raised position.
by Marty_Knox
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Re: Getting a lift on the F&CC

I already had a pad next to my pole barn. The pallet stacker needs a hard surface to roll on. Here we are trying it out with my dump car.
by Marty_Knox
Wed Jun 24, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Getting a lift on the F&CC
Replies: 8
Views: 575

Getting a lift on the F&CC

Since I started my home railroad, the Freeland & Copper Creek, I've been thinking about how to load and unload equipment. The setup I liked best was what Don Sweger had on his railroad in Pennsylvania - it was basically an electric forklift. Last year I bought a Crown pallet stacker. We made a rack ...