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by bill4227
Sat Feb 13, 2016 2:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: railroad ties
Replies: 16
Views: 6069

Re: railroad ties

The Chesapeake & Allegheny Live Steamers in Baltimore http://calslivesteam.org/ made a router table to mill out the slots for tie plates. It uses two routers controlled by a foot switch and a frame that holds 10 ties which are then dragged over the router bits to mill out the slots. I'll try to get ...
by bill4227
Wed Feb 10, 2016 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Jan 1989 issue of live steam vol. # 23
Replies: 2
Views: 1190

Re: WTB: Jan 1989 issue of live steam vol. # 23

You can get a reprint (photocopy) of the article from LS&ORR
by bill4227
Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: looking for British casting manufacture links
Replies: 6
Views: 1695

Re: looking for British casting manufacture links

Try Balckgates Engineering http://www.blackgates.co.uk/ Great to deal with.

Bill
by bill4227
Thu Jan 28, 2016 1:16 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow

Thanks Ken. Just what I need. I'll try that if nothing else shows up.

Bill
by bill4227
Thu Jan 28, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow

Thanks Charlie. I may contact you.

Ken, The application is exactly what they will be used for except it is for the RMI Forney.

Herman, I'll try the contact.

Also bronze would be OK.

Thanks All

Bill
Chesapeake & Allegheny Live Steamers
by bill4227
Wed Jan 27, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

Re: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow

This is what I need. http://aalhareebbuildingmaterialsllc.blogspot.com/p/blog-page.html or here http://www.ebay.com/itm/Stockham-1-1-4-NPT-Malleable-Iron-Black-Pipe-U-Bend-180deg-Return-Class-150-USA-/350990872763 Called a Return Bend (180deg), female NPT on both ends, 1/4" NPT. Larger sizes seem to...
by bill4227
Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow
Replies: 11
Views: 2098

WTB 1/4" Reverse Elbow

I am looking for a steel or CI 1/4" NPT reverse elbow. Anybody have one or know where to get one. 1/2" NPT is available but there does not seem to be any 1/4". They do exist as I have seen one.

Thanks,

Bill
by bill4227
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5" cast spoked wheels without counterweights?
Replies: 13
Views: 3099

Re: 5" cast spoked wheels without counterweights?

Big Dave,

I might be interested. Got a pix and how much?

Bill
by bill4227
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5" cast spoked wheels without counterweights?
Replies: 13
Views: 3099

Re: 5" cast spoked wheels without counterweights?

Big Dave,

I might be interested. Got a pix and how much?

Bill
by bill4227
Fri Sep 04, 2015 4:55 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Advice on building 2-axle rolling stock
Replies: 8
Views: 2484

Re: Advice on building 2-axle rolling stock

3 point suspension? One set of wheels fixed, the other set pivot on the center of the axle. Some 0-4-0 British steam engines do this.
by bill4227
Tue Aug 18, 2015 11:41 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: LE 0-6-0 blueprints
Replies: 1
Views: 978

Re: LE 0-6-0 blueprints

PM sent.

Bill