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by VO4454
Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Machining Cylinders - How to Do?
Replies: 21
Views: 2618

Re: Machining Cylinders - How to Do?

Marty, I know you are asking about slide valve cylinder blocks. Below is a link to Jack Bodenmann's 3/4 inch 0-6-0 project. Although the cylinders are piston valve, there is a wealth of machining information and fixturing pictures. Definitely worth the read. Vic http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/v...
by VO4454
Fri Nov 01, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Conical Boiler Casing
Replies: 10
Views: 2687

Re: Conical Boiler Casing

Dave, I used this calculator for making my jacketing patterns. I then took all the numbers drew it in CAD and had templates printed

Vic
https://www.cmrp.com/cone-calculator
by VO4454
Tue Jul 30, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 2422

Re: What is this?

Matt, It is a Westinghouse brake cylinder, resivoir, triple valve assembly as Jc Brock says. Check this link for some photos, scroll to page 4.

https://www.nmra.org/sites/default/files/d9o.pdf

Vic
by VO4454
Mon May 06, 2019 1:26 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: EE Product Updates - 5/3/19
Replies: 16
Views: 6069

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: 142
Views: 68868

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: 4346

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: 186
Views: 87159

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: 2194

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: 16869

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: 10199

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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: 10199

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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: 10199

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