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by cbrew
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:07 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Track Standards
Replies: 6
Views: 316

Re: Track Standards

my two cents, leveling track is/should always be the goal, but it only takes a winter or two to screw that up. as for as super-elevation /positive camber its better then finding negative camber. being a bit top heavy, I came close to derailing my tender when i find a rapid transition to a negative c...
by cbrew
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Let's fill in the gaps (Future Injectors)
Replies: 4
Views: 602

Re: Let's fill in the gaps (Future Injectors)

robertdean wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:22 am
Anthony, I wish to buy 2 of your Standard Injectors for 5/16" lines. Call me at 239 229 6564 for shipping and CC or check sending info. Bob Dean
the best way to order is using his website
https://www.eccentricengineer.com/injec ... d-injector
by cbrew
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Piston mounting
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: Piston mounting

i threaded the rod and piston like others, i used retaining compound. it will take lots of heat to loosen it up now.
by cbrew
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Rapid Steam Pressure Loss
Replies: 21
Views: 1216

Re: Rapid Syeam Pressure Loss

Morning Dave, interesting write up. I have a few years of propane burning under my belt. the design and setup sounds good with the exception of the excessive draft chilling the fire box, as your testing shows. the ways i have seen this addressed is, extending the blast nozzle up into the petty coat....
by cbrew
Fri Jul 06, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: two videos shot from my gopro from Train Mountain,
Replies: 2
Views: 404

Re: two videos shot from my gopro from Train Mountain,

Hi Glenn, i believe the format the gopro uses is mp4, and i believe that is the format that i exported too from the editor.
I will have to check tonight to be sure
by cbrew
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: How do you guys feel about the "Just get it done" attitude?
Replies: 20
Views: 1137

Re: How do you guys feel about the "Just get it done" attitude?

for me, it all depends on the part and if the part is mine or someone else. most of the time if the dims are not critical and its mine, i will just live with. if someone is paying me for the pay, it will be right.
by cbrew
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: two videos shot from my gopro from Train Mountain,
Replies: 2
Views: 404

two videos shot from my gopro from Train Mountain,

these videos are over an hour each but if you get bored and want something to watch :) being shot from down low. it really gives a prospective of the "scale" speed. it really looks like you are riding in the car if it was not for the giants riding :) providing power is my Allen American, pulling two...
by cbrew
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tender Hand Pump Help
Replies: 2
Views: 445

Re: Tender Hand Pump Help

Morning,
I have a new in the bag Locoparts pump that we are not going to use. I will let it go for cost
met me know if you are interested.
I will be leaving for TM at the end of the week
Chris
by cbrew
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Machine Shops wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 650

Re: Machine Shops wanted

Steve, after the triennial craziness has slowed down, I will be willing to take on some batch machine work for ya.
lets chat
by cbrew
Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Are you ready?
Replies: 14
Views: 1225

Re: Are you ready?

Will do. I also wish to direct our Australian visitors Phil and LIz Wooley to you at the Tri, with your permission. They are spending three nights with us before heading south to Chilo. Wonderful Folks, and great Live Steamers from north of Sydney, AU. ~Russ sure, they should be able to find me at ...
by cbrew
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Are you ready?
Replies: 14
Views: 1225

Re: Are you ready?

Too many people for me. I'll attend the following Ops meeting. Shhhh, don't tell anyone about the ops meet, let's keep it our little secret. It was already pretty crowded last year. We had four trains waiting to switch at Phillips at one point. I'm probably an A-minus, I still have to pack but I ha...
by cbrew
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Are you ready?
Replies: 14
Views: 1225

Re: Are you ready?

NP317 wrote:
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:12 am
Then again, maybe I'll drive down to the Tri for a day of visiting, just to be amazed at the gathering.
~RN
if you do, text me
ttyl