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The numbers strike me as sales puffery, frivolous, erroneous, and meaningless or in today’s age, fake. ] This won't be an authentic explanation as I'm not the owner of this site, but an observation to a question that to me seems a little off. Erroneous, meaningless maybe. Sales puffery,frivolous,fa...
- Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:28 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line
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Hello Jack, The railroad and landscaping look great. You are quite the artist and craftsman. I will have see it in person. I think it may be a little like going to Disneyland. Will we need E tickets to ride the high line ? Keep up the good and hard work.
- Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:34 pm
- Forum: Build Log
- Topic: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0
- Replies: 16
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I visited Eds' shop a couple of weeks ago and here are a few more progress pics. The boilers are both under construction with some more fitment and welding to be done to the fireboxes. The smokeboxes and smokebox doors are also well underway. The SF 2900 is also coming along nicely.
Very neat. What size is the coupling and hex size of the connection Chris, The union nut is 5/16 hex by 3/16 wide the inside thread is 1/4 -40 straight thread. The male side is 1/8 MTP with a 5/32 tightening hex by 1/4-40 straight thread. The female side is slip fit for the 1/8 tubing. The mating s...
No. Steam/boiler pressure keeps them closed by means of a small piston inside the cylinder cock body. Thru the porting of the cylinder cock body, if hydraulic pressure in the cylinder were to over come boiler pressure, the piston will be forced up and the valve will automatically open. When boiler p...