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by jessebanning
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Six Wheel Buckeye trucks
Replies: 7
Views: 948

Re: Six Wheel Buckeye trucks

We ( Little Engines) have buckeye trucks. However, are currently out of stock on the castings. I anticipate to have more in a few months.. If you are in a hurry, I agree with Jack and contact Jim.
by jessebanning
Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 1407

Re: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

Having known a fair amount of people that retired, and then went to pursue their lifelong hobby dreams only to pass away before they ever got anything finished, I think it's money well spent. Jesse, what do you estimate the build time at on one of these kits? When you say plumbing isn't included, i...
by jessebanning
Thu Nov 21, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 1407

Re: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

The kit will be very similar to the Mogul kit OS used to offer. That kit was offered at $19,950 back in 2010.
by jessebanning
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 1407

Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

We are pleased to announce that we are offering fully machined bolt together kits for the 0-4-0 switcher. This includes finished and tested boiler. All machine work is CNC machined. All the sheet metal for the tender tank it water jet cut, pre bent/formed and the frame is finished. ALL components ar...
by jessebanning
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 0
Views: 391

Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

We are pleased to announce that we are offering fully machined bolt together kits for the 0-4-0 switcher. This includes finished and tested boiler. All machine work is CNC machined. All the sheet metal for the tender tank it water jet cut, pre bent/formed and the frame is finished. ALL components ar...
by jessebanning
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: l.e. American 4 4 0
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Re: l.e. American 4 4 0

The two outside eccentrics are for Forward and the inside are for reverse.
by jessebanning
Mon May 06, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Streamlined Hudson
Replies: 176
Views: 88973

Re: New York Central Streamlined Hudson

Looking Great Doug!!!!!. We moved up to WA last year and love it. Much better than the Vegas heat. Keep up the great work my friend!!!
by jessebanning
Mon May 06, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines American Boiler
Replies: 28
Views: 8998

Re: Little Engines American Boiler

Charlie, my American weighs in at 150 LBS. When finished, I expect around 155 lbs ish. I do not have the stock built up frame. The water jet frames are heavier, boiler is heavier, cab floor if heavy, smokebox, (mine is fabricated, the new castings are in cast iron, NOT aluminum) domes etc. I increas...
by jessebanning
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines American Boiler
Replies: 28
Views: 8998

Re: Little Engines American Boiler

Jeff Tolan, The steam was welded on towards the end. Since this boiler was built, we developed/brought back an old/new throttle design we will be using. It was originally in the Baldwin Mogul. I believe we can make it work in the American as well. See photos.
by jessebanning
Wed Apr 17, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines American Boiler
Replies: 28
Views: 8998

Re: Little Engines American Boiler

The boilers we build for the American are all steel. They have 31 - .375" OD seemless tubes. All TIG welded together. The Boiler is 5.5625" OD throughout. There are two flue configuration options, the .375" OD flue (31) or .500" flue (20). We ran our American for 5 hours straight pulling 5-6 Adults....
by jessebanning
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little engines 1" line of engines
Replies: 33
Views: 9126

Re: Little engines 1" line of engines

We are currently working on new patterns, design changes and more for the small scale line. It is going to come back.