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by paulj84003
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baggage Cart Drawings
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: Baggage Cart Drawings

Thank you, the photos will help considerably even tho it is an older version of the steel wheel units, I can scale from the photos I think and get the dim's that I need\


Paulj
by paulj84003
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baggage Cart Drawings
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Re: Baggage Cart Drawings

Thanks for the info.

Paulj
by paulj84003
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Baggage Cart Drawings
Replies: 5
Views: 1640

Baggage Cart Drawings

Does anyone know where I might find a set of drawings for a REA baggage cart, looking for the 1920's with steel wheels. I have been looking for one to measure And photograph with out success. Want to make a couple in 1/8 scale. Thanks for any info

Paulj
by paulj84003
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Scale Wig Wag
Replies: 6
Views: 2608

Re: Scale Wig Wag

I used a windshield wiper motor and used a cam on the shaft and micro switch to cause it to park in the same position each time (pendulum down) Works ok.
by paulj84003
Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Scale Wig Wag
Replies: 6
Views: 2608

Re: Scale Wig Wag

Yes I know of those wig wag sites. I originally thought of using electromagnetic's as well as the disc and pin which I used on a windmill that I built several years ago to pump water. The windshield wiper motor that I am looking at has an adjustable park position that should allow the pendulum to co...
by paulj84003
Sat Jul 22, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Scale Wig Wag
Replies: 6
Views: 2608

Scale Wig Wag

Has anyone on this forum built a model Wig Wag crossing signal? I am contemplating building a wig wag signal about 6' tall, possible using a windshield wiper motor that has parking so that the pendulum will return to a vertical position when at rest. Any info would be of benifit.


Paulj
by paulj84003
Thu Dec 22, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Breisch steam hammer
Replies: 0
Views: 881

Breisch steam hammer

I recently acquired castings for a Paul Breisch steam hammer. The plans that i have do not indicate the seal material for the piston rod. the seal is compressed between 2 bronze pieces 1 5/16 dia and 1 1/4 inches apart, the piston rod is 3/4" with a flat, on one side. Has anyone built this hammer an...
by paulj84003
Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:26 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Riding car plans
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

Re: Riding car plans

Thanks for the assistance.

Paulj
by paulj84003
Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:12 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Browning O/U
Replies: 1
Views: 4168

Re: Browning O/U

I presume this is a fairly new shotgun. Browning hand fits fits the locking bolt very tight to the barrel lug. On a new superposed the top lever normally does not return to a central position when the action is closed, it will eventually center as the locking bolt wears into position and the lever b...
by paulj84003
Sat Apr 09, 2016 9:21 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Riding car plans
Replies: 3
Views: 2049

Riding car plans

I am looking for plans for a riding car to pull the public. I have Ken Schroeder's plans out of live steam. However I keep thinking that there was another set of plans in Live steam several years ago thaty had a diffrent seat arangement.

Thanks

Paulj
by paulj84003
Mon Feb 29, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Question on how to make this extractor.
Replies: 23
Views: 12830

Re: Question on how to make this extractor.

Years ago I made the wax's and took them to a foundry which cast my parts
by paulj84003
Mon Feb 29, 2016 11:30 am
Forum: Gunsmithing
Topic: Question on how to make this extractor.
Replies: 23
Views: 12830

Re: Question on how to make this extractor.

why not lost wax cast in steel