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by jtdute
Sun Jan 24, 2021 5:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Timken 4 aces
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Re: Timken 4 aces

It is in the McKinley Presidential library / Museum in Canton Ohio.
by jtdute
Sun Jan 10, 2021 9:40 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: LocoParts?
Replies: 16
Views: 3034

Re: LocoParts?

Russ (and All), Sorry for any email address confusion. The email address is locoparts@embarqmail.com. There is a new email address which is jeff@locoparts.biz which i am in the process of shifting to, but both are still valid. The website has been under construction for some time and hopefully we ar...
by jtdute
Tue Jun 30, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: automatic cylinder cocks
Replies: 24
Views: 6818

Re: automatic cylinder cocks

The least amount of junk that comes out of the cylinder can get stuck in the cylinder cocks and prevent them from sealing properly. Did you make your own Cylinder Cocks? If you made your own is there a round seat (hole)? Was the hole drill or was it drilled and reamed? Believe it or not it does make...
by jtdute
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:15 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: propane question
Replies: 47
Views: 22049

Re: propane question

LocoParts has smaller propane nozzles similar to what you are looking for. We developed these for our Drop-in burners that are made to fit through a fire door. The drop-in burners are for those wishing to convert from Coal to Propane for a temporary basis. The smaller nozzles also have been used in ...
by jtdute
Tue Mar 03, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings ****NO LONGER AVAILABLE****
Replies: 3
Views: 2378

Re: GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings

No longer available. They are headed to a good home.
by jtdute
Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings ****NO LONGER AVAILABLE****
Replies: 3
Views: 2378

Re: GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings

You are correct i did mean the Great Western Railway (GWR). That is what happens when I don't refer to my notes. Thank you.
by jtdute
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings ****NO LONGER AVAILABLE****
Replies: 3
Views: 2378

GNR 5101 Class Locomotive drawings ****NO LONGER AVAILABLE****

I have a set of GNR, 5101 Class Locomotive drawings. Theses are Reeves drawings are for a English 2-6-2 T in 1" scale. I am thinning my library and would like them to go to a good home. Private message me if you are interested or have questions.
by jtdute
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 17204

Re: TM 2021 Prep

is is still made for each particular locomotive. it is not one size fits all.
by jtdute
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: TM 2021 Prep
Replies: 55
Views: 17204

Re: TM 2021 Prep

LocoParts does make a temporary install burner that will fit through the fire door. The burner goes in the firebox through the fire door and sits on existing grate supports.
by jtdute
Tue Feb 11, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Propane firing question
Replies: 7
Views: 3034

Re: Propane firing question

John, Arches can cause problems in smaller fireboxes with the burner and this also depends on the type of burner you plan on using. If you have enough clearance between the burner and the Arch there is no problem and can be beneficial. With the arch too close you have issues with combustion and poss...
by jtdute
Tue Oct 29, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1/8"-56 Angle Globe valve
Replies: 2
Views: 2479

Re: 1/8"-56 Angle Globe valve

PM Sent. How many do you need?


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by jtdute
Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2 1/2” Harris Tee Boiler castings
Replies: 4
Views: 3600

Re: 2 1/2” Harris Tee Boiler castings

Having built one of these years ago, The only castings where wheels, Cylinders (Stuart #2), smoke box front and Sand Dome top and bottom. I would recommend using John's castings. Unless you specifically want to build that particular engine I would recommend that you look into John's 20 Ton Shay. Joh...