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by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Possible solution for BP head problem?
Replies: 1
Views: 234

Re: Possible solution for BP head problem?

The threaded part has two more holes in 10 or 15 degree rotate that assembly should expose the two new screws there are two set screws on top of where the holes are also they retain the screws that work in the cam
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Timken 1111 (four aces)
Replies: 12
Views: 1034

Re: Timken 1111 (four aces)

Just to let everybody know the four aces that is in the Canton museum is Roy Johnson's, also Northeast Ohio live steamers has another member that has a 3/4 scale 4 aces that his father built very nicely detail locomotive and a good runner!, And I believe Brian keim has Sandy Jenkins 1.5 scale 4 aces...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sun Dec 29, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Rail spacing for 7-1/2” gauge Equipment
Replies: 2
Views: 624

Re: Rail spacing for 7-1/2” gauge Equipment

I believe at Dick McCoy's, Mill Creek Central is 7 5/8 , and at the Pittsburgh, Akron and Western railroad we use 7 5/8
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Thu Oct 31, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Run out of steam pressure after 100 feet
Replies: 40
Views: 6556

Re: Run out of steam pressure after 100 feet

I watched the video the engine has the blower on you're running propane, you don't need a blower to pull draft through the boiler ! only crack it just a little bit ,second when I heard that your fire has propane and running out of steam I thought of my friend he's got the same engine same problem th...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Albert S. Campbell's 12" gauge 1902 4-4-0
Replies: 37
Views: 14980

Re: Albert S. Campbell's 12" gauge 1902 4-4-0

The sheet metal maybe was an attempt to balance even heat through all the flues or to slow the burn time down a bit for better steaming that would be my guess was there an arch in the firebox ? by the way this is a neat old engine can't wait to see it rebuilt!!!!!
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 6678

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

One of the reasons why things in the shop move slowly not being able to measure certain distances but only with a tape measure is about as close as you can get! Now I have found a pair of Vernier calipers made in Germany four 75 bucks !! I think 7 ft long reason you asked why I need them that long i...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 6678

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Very shortly will be able to start welding these four pieces together to form the frame sides, then we'll start building the ends with a coupler pockets in it, then start laying out for hydraulic motor Mount between the axles, and
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 6678

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Back part of angle iron Notch out is where the cab is going to be, the clamped on angle iron is where the Eaton 11 hydrostatic pump well be mounted
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Are there any paint experts among us?
Replies: 4
Views: 2416

Re: Are there any paint experts among us?

Dupont automotive finishes turned into axalta paint I don't know if we can cross-reference it or not I will check with one of the paint guys
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Are there any paint experts among us?
Replies: 4
Views: 2416

Re: Are there any paint experts among us?

I'm curious are you asking what the numbers are about behind the color ? start with the first color lowest number and work your way up on a scale by weight that is the way we mix paint at the body shop I work at let, me know if this helps?
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 6678

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Finish last cut at 3.125 also two frame separators finished soon will be
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Finish cut
welded together
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 6678

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Started working on cutting the bottom of the frames to 2.750 the top part of the frame will be 3.125