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by Jerry_H
Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Model Steam Pressure Gauges
Replies: 59
Views: 32907

Re: Model Steam Pressure Gauges

Adam,
My gauge arrived several weeks ago and it is absolutely beautiful! Been sicker than a dog so haven't had the energy to do much.

Thank you.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator
Replies: 11
Views: 4414

Re: Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator

They have done the same thing on the 4014. Welded up out of sheet steel, painted black like everything else and you can't see them unless you look real close.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:05 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Need help with lathe finish
Replies: 23
Views: 8489

Re: Need help with lathe finish

Looks to me like the black wire on the burnt terminal may have been lose. Lose =extra resistance =high heat=burn.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Lathe table build
Replies: 33
Views: 7141

Re: Lathe table build

Easier to put the neoprene pads on now than when the lathe is mounted.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Drilling through boiler tube
Replies: 10
Views: 2568

Re: Drilling through boiler tube

Not threaded??
by Jerry_H
Sun Aug 02, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Position of Safety Valves
Replies: 15
Views: 5738

Re: Position of Safety Valves

I always thought they were vertical too but the picture in Fitt's book shows them line horizontally. One in the middle. straight up and one on either side at a slight angle due to the curve of the boiler.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Sat Jun 20, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Paint help
Replies: 27
Views: 11005

Re: Paint help

As far as painting an engine, I never have. I've painted a house several times but that doesn't qualify as an engine either. So consider the source of this suggestion. There is a process that you can use to blacken metals, steel for certain and I think brass also. If you were to blacken the frame an...
by Jerry_H
Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Couple of Shorties
Replies: 135
Views: 43913

Re: Couple of Shorties

Beautiful work, Carl.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Thu May 14, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Mill tooling
Replies: 48
Views: 20425

Re: Mill tooling

Thank you all for your "tight enough" answers. Kinda what I figured, experience and judgment.

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:07 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Mill tooling
Replies: 48
Views: 20425

Re: Mill tooling

OK Harold, just what does "tight enough" mean? Torque it reasonably or give it all you've got?

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Slide Valve Cylinder Castings
Replies: 17
Views: 7505

Re: Slide Valve Cylinder Castings

super7b,

Could you please define a "slot drill". I have seen that term for the last 10 years but have never seen it defined. It's driving me nuts!!

Jerry
by Jerry_H
Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Reaming vs. Drilling Holes In Tube Sheets
Replies: 38
Views: 17940

Re: Reaming vs. Drilling Holes In Tube Sheets

Best part of this whole thread; "he will be back!".

Jerry