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by Comstock-Friend
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bucyrus steam crane
Replies: 12
Views: 539

Re: Bucyrus steam crane

Not a Bucyrus Erie but a Industrial Works of Bay City, Michigan in 1907 (construction number 1789) at the Nevada Northern at Ely. Lots of pics on the 'net and a very attractive crane. Great place to go and make your own measurements...
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John
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1915 1/8” scale ten wheeler
Replies: 7
Views: 1125

Re: 1915 1/8” scale ten wheeler

It's been there a while Cary (2 or 3 years at least). When are you and Scotty getting up there? We'll be there Wednesday...

John
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Oct 01, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PMLW PM Locomotive Works???
Replies: 9
Views: 2620

Re: PMLW PM Locomotive Works???

After finding drawings by E J Paul, I'm wondering if PMLW is 'Paul Model Locomotive Works'?
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Museum of Obsolete Drafting Technology
Replies: 12
Views: 1315

Re: Museum of Obsolete Drafting Technology

I just dropped off a dozen plus Lockheed P-38 drawings, ink on linen, to the P-38 National Association. Didn't find my Dad's name in any of the check boxes, but many former guests of my folks at cocktail parties over the years. 20180809_150512 small.jpg 20180809_150750 small.jpg The typical curves y...
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Loco identification?
Replies: 6
Views: 933

Re: Loco identification?

Another 1/2" Hudson (Pacific?), this with PMLW cast into the cylinders. Integral frame. I have patterns (wood masters, aluminum working). Any info on these?

Link to previous post for those who missed it: http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/vie ... 26#p357126

John
by Comstock-Friend
Sat Sep 22, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)
Replies: 3
Views: 658

Re: E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)

Thanks Cary, I guess I could have opened my LALS Roster and found that out myself! He must have passed before I joined in 1978, so I never met the man...
John
by Comstock-Friend
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)
Replies: 3
Views: 658

E J Paul - Inglewood, California 1/2" scale Pacific (B&O President)

In my large pile of drawings I've acquired over the years, I've come across a set of 1/2" Pacific (B&O P7 President Class, 5300 President Washington) drawn by E J Paul of Inglewood, California. These are a very detailed set, close attention to prototype detail. They were drawn approx 1943 through 19...
by Comstock-Friend
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Year.....New project
Replies: 38
Views: 6666

Re: New Year.....New project

"I made the slots slightly oversize to allow one box to raise up a bit without binding, only about .010" as one journal box isn't going to move much more than it's mate." Thanks Jack; we'll go with the .010" clearance. I can't see a situation where one box is all the way up and the other all the wa...
by Comstock-Friend
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Year.....New project
Replies: 38
Views: 6666

Re: New Year.....New project

Jack, sorry to drag up this old thread, but I'm at the journal box stage of my D30. Prof Coventry just shows the jbox slots at the nominal frame width of 5/16". LBSC does the same (like on the 'Virginia'). Kozo's A3 is mostly straight, with a chamfer at the corners. Martin Evan has the slots radiuse...
by Comstock-Friend
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:10 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: Bridgeport s/n BH-663 with M-1998 Head
Replies: 0
Views: 845

Bridgeport s/n BH-663 with M-1998 Head

Yup, the 663rd BP built, early 1941 (1941 started with BH-657). B&S #7 spindle, short table, 1/2 HP 115/230 single phase GE motor (I believe the motor is toast). Zero hours on brand new professionally installed class 7 spindle bearings (Studwells in Sun Valley). Missing quill skirt. Looking for good...
by Comstock-Friend
Thu Jun 21, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Moving
Replies: 4
Views: 1638

Re: Moving

From no worry about rust to actively fighting it!

Seems my family is migrating there too. Son on the Columbia at Cathlamet, Sister in Port Townsend...

Good luck with the move.

John
by Comstock-Friend
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Free Car Drawings
Replies: 4
Views: 1413

Re: Free Car Drawings

Thanks! A bit too new for me, but nice...

John