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by VO4454
Mon May 06, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: EE Product Updates - 5/3/19
Replies: 16
Views: 2434

Re: EE Product Updates - 5/3/19

Hello Anthony, Since I'm sure you don't have enough on your plate already, :wink: Have you any plans or news about the Nathan 4000?

Thanks, Vic
by VO4454
Sat Dec 01, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam railroading to return to Alaska!
Replies: 122
Views: 38907

Re: Steam railroading to return to Alaska!

Hello Dick, glad you faired well. I am in the Nor Cal Bay Area so these things are always in the back of your mind. On a lighter more selfish note how is the restoration coming along.

Stay safe and well, Vic
by VO4454
Thu Oct 18, 2018 1:48 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Forum Board Statistics
Replies: 14
Views: 3019

Re: Forum Board Statistics

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...
by VO4454
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line
Replies: 130
Views: 44940

Re: Alcalde & Coalfield High Line

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.
Vic
by VO4454
Sat Sep 15, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Penberthy injector
Replies: 6
Views: 1415

Re: Penberthy injector

Hello Glenn , I have never used their services, but they claim to have parts or can make them. Link below.
http://www.steamboating.net/page21.html

Vic
by VO4454
Sun May 20, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: RANT THREAD?
Replies: 95
Views: 12728

Re: RANT THREAD?

You mean something like this Steve?

Sorry but I had to, Vic
by VO4454
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0
Replies: 16
Views: 8287

Re: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0

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by VO4454
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0
Replies: 16
Views: 8287

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by VO4454
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0
Replies: 16
Views: 8287

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by VO4454
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0
Replies: 16
Views: 8287

Re: SP E27 4-4-0 and WP 165 0-6-0

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.
by VO4454
Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: cylinder cock plumbing
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: cylinder cock plumbing

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...
by VO4454
Sat Feb 10, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: cylinder cock plumbing
Replies: 16
Views: 2075

Re: cylinder cock plumbing

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...