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by caseguy
Sat May 05, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: aftermarket rockwell 21-100 power feed advice
Replies: 1
Views: 1699

aftermarket rockwell 21-100 power feed advice

i got a new mill to me and i want advice on after market x power feed. Has anyone installed one and could give me good advice on where to go to get a good one. seems like everyone sells them but i have no clue on the power range i should get 135, 150 ect. need some help please. Mike
by caseguy
Sat Apr 21, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Need help with a rockwell 21-100
Replies: 4
Views: 2207

Re: Need help with a rockwell 21-100

I picked up my mill today . 350 miles round trip. One owner and to think it was almost sent to the scrap guy... i cant believe what they gave me for free. All the tooling and mill. Now it needs to come apart to go down stairs... thanks to all for the help . rotating the head was a good idea...
by caseguy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Need help with a rockwell 21-100
Replies: 4
Views: 2207

Re: Need help with a rockwell 21-100

Thanks ill try to follow up how the move goes
by caseguy
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Need help with a rockwell 21-100
Replies: 4
Views: 2207

Need help with a rockwell 21-100

Hi all new to this , i was just given a rockwell 21-100 and i need to move it. How hard is it to remove the head. Ive seen on you tube where people rotate the head but for weight reason id like to remove it ... how is this done? is it worth the trouble. mike.
by caseguy
Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bell ringer
Replies: 15
Views: 2153

Re: Bell ringer

I have a old catalog from Railroad supply corporation 10th edition and on page e-3 they sell a automatic bell ringer $44.00 finished. Dont know if they still sell it , let us know what you find out.
by caseguy
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: How to move a engine down a set of stairs???
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: How to move a engine down a set of stairs???

Steamin , you built just what I was planning on building. You have the same type of landing too.
by caseguy
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: How to move a engine down a set of stairs???
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

Re: How to move a engine down a set of stairs???

What I have is a Little engine 060 and I can go from my garage on to a landing and then down 8-10 steps. Some of what I seen posted is what I was going to try. My thought was to make a wedge shaped sled and some how slide that down the stairs to my stand. the step are strong. so far Ive gotten two l...
by caseguy
Fri Jun 21, 2013 6:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: How to move a engine down a set of stairs???
Replies: 18
Views: 3546

How to move a engine down a set of stairs???

I want to store my engine in my basement so I can work on it this winter. You can just carriy something like that and im sure someone has made a rig that I could copie. Any help...
by caseguy
Sat Nov 24, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: RIP Ray Dwyer
Replies: 3
Views: 1109

RIP Ray Dwyer

Adirondack Live Steamers lost a founding member and past president. Ray Dwyer passed away Wednesday November 21 at age 82. Ray always took time to help me, teach me how to fire our engine . He was always very help full and would meet me at the club to run my engine on weekdays. I will miss you. Rest...
by caseguy
Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:58 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: How do you paint aluminum?
Replies: 25
Views: 5176

Re: How do you paint aluminum?

When I worked at AA we would clean with alum prep( acid etch) scrub with scotch brite pad. treat with alodine ( very important) then prime with epoxy primer. then paint. Imron is nasty stuff and a free air system is a must. If you prep it right a good automotive paint will stick like glue to the epo...
by caseguy
Sun Apr 24, 2011 9:40 am
Forum: Sheet Metal Fabrication
Topic: Harbor Freight Pneumatic Rivet Gun
Replies: 7
Views: 9376

Re: Harbor Freight Pneumatic Rivet Gun

I worked a long time for the airline in sheet metal and thier is a big differance between a rivet gun and a air hammer. That gun is a 3x which is big gun as far as im conserned. It also has over 2000 Blows per minute Thats alot. I found the best guns have slow blow per minute and a long stroke gun. ...
by caseguy
Tue Mar 22, 2011 5:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: looking for a automatic bell ringer/ steam operated
Replies: 8
Views: 2978

Re: looking for a automatic bell ringer/ steam operated

I know that the late Frank DeSantis had one on an ehgine that he made . But ive been told that they think he made his own... If any one has some drawning that they would share Here Im email mdpetrillose45@verizon.net I wrote super scale a letter to see what they might have. thanks to all, mike