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by JTolan
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Driver machining order
Replies: 17
Views: 3333

Re: Driver machining order

For what its worth. I've always done the finishing pass when the whole axle is together. Keeps things true. Also, I face the back of the wheel in the lathe, then center drill in the mill the center of the hub, then place in a four jaw using the center drill hole, then perform the rest of the operati...
by JTolan
Tue Oct 15, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Model Steam Pressure Gauges
Replies: 22
Views: 4054

Re: Model Steam Pressure Gauges

Recieved mine. I loved it. Can I have another? 160 or 200 lbs?
by JTolan
Fri Oct 11, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Model Steam Pressure Gauges
Replies: 22
Views: 4054

Re: Model Steam Pressure Gauges

Money sent. Looking forward to it.
by JTolan
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Baldwin 3 Chime Whistles
Replies: 5
Views: 1961

Re: Baldwin 3 Chime Whistles

I liked mine! Thank you
by JTolan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 6226

Re: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

SteveM wrote:
Mon Aug 19, 2019 3:11 pm

Makes me sick, but there's nothing that can be done about it.
That's the toughest part isn't it?
by JTolan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Chula Vista Live Steamers 45th Fall Meet
Replies: 8
Views: 2585

Re: Chula Vista Live Steamers 45th Fall Meet

Can I give 5 bucks in person? Intending on bringing the climax.
by JTolan
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:13 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 6226

Re: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

He is adamat about his prices and techniques. It should be illegal what he is doing disassembling locomotives to make a buck off the hopes that it will pull someones heartrings enough to buy it.
by JTolan
Wed Apr 17, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines American Boiler
Replies: 28
Views: 8901

Re: Little Engines American Boiler

Do you cut in the steam dome after its all put together?
by JTolan
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Please plan ahead
Replies: 24
Views: 5206

Re: Please plan ahead

My plan is when the end is nigh to donate/give away as much as I can to as many different people as possible. I hope by the time I pass all of my material items will long be on to their new owners. In reality, in our hobby most value is intrinsic. Sure my mill and lathe may fetch a few bucks, and th...
by JTolan
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: I'm just an operator
Replies: 22
Views: 5673

Re: I'm just an operator

One thing that I would like to add on to. Anthony youve done a beautiful job. Cnc has the same if not a multitude more of challenges when it comes to work holding. For parts that ive had to make ive used everything from hot glue, gravity clamps custom made soft jaws for vices ad infinitum. The chall...
by JTolan
Sun Mar 24, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3-3/4" Scale Sunbeam Headlamp
Replies: 5
Views: 2650

Re: 3-3/4" Scale Sunbeam Headlamp

Do you make one in 2.5?
by JTolan
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: McMaster carr part number
Replies: 16
Views: 4029

Re: McMaster carr part number

Ive run 1/4" pipe to superscale injectors without an issue.