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by one_inch_railroad
Sat Oct 08, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Klamath Loco Works
Replies: 29
Views: 7061

Re: Klamath Loco Works

Yes I have a friend here in Canada who was ripped off by Mr Mason as well.
by one_inch_railroad
Sat Oct 08, 2016 3:57 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Klamath Loco Works
Replies: 29
Views: 7061

Re: Klamath Loco Works

Was his name Howie Mason?
by one_inch_railroad
Sun Sep 04, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Robert Dustin Plates
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Robert Dustin Plates

I am looking at getting some builders plates made up by Robert Dustin. Should I be worried that the heat from the smokebox will cause the paint to crack and peel off over time. Do most guys put a small layer of insulation between the back of the plates and the smokebox to prevent the heat from doing...
by one_inch_railroad
Tue Jul 26, 2016 8:52 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Passenger Train Update
Replies: 10
Views: 3278

Re: Passenger Train Update

Do you mind sharing what type/size of LED's you are using.
by one_inch_railroad
Mon Jul 25, 2016 8:50 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Passenger Train Update
Replies: 10
Views: 3278

Re: Passenger Train Update

Why the blue lighting instead of regular incandescent lighting. Does it make it easier to see?
by one_inch_railroad
Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5/8" rail
Replies: 2
Views: 1003

Re: 5/8" rail

Peter Nuskey
1552 Bristol Rd.
Southhampton Pa. 18966
Tel. 215-355-3391
by one_inch_railroad
Mon May 09, 2016 4:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: For Sale: Railroad Supply Corp Switch Stand Castings
Replies: 0
Views: 1314

For Sale: Railroad Supply Corp Switch Stand Castings

Castings for 1.5" Scale Railroad Supply Corporation switch stands. Investment cast in bronze. Completed switch stands are 15" inches tall. Includes all 4 castings shown in the first two pictures. The only other material needed to complete the switch stands is the rod and material for the target. Eno...
by one_inch_railroad
Mon Nov 09, 2015 2:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tapered vs Straight Tire Treads on Drivers
Replies: 8
Views: 1489

Tapered vs Straight Tire Treads on Drivers

A friend of mine is machining some steel tires for his one inch scale northern. At his home railway he has standard little engines 5/8th's high aluminum rail which has a flat profile. He is wondering if he should machine the tires with a tapered profile or a flat profile? What would be the pro's and...
by one_inch_railroad
Wed Nov 04, 2015 2:33 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Back to Black Y6b
Replies: 12
Views: 3400

Re: Back to Black Y6b

Chris, Is there a reason you had to convince you father to paint the engine? Did he like to keep it unpainted to show off the beautiful machine work. I think it will look more like a real engine once painted. Without the paint it looks a bit like a giant unpainted brass HO model. Is it a common prac...
by one_inch_railroad
Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines One Inch Scale Pacific Brake Drawings
Replies: 1
Views: 889

Little Engines One Inch Scale Pacific Brake Drawings

A friend of mine is looking for drawings for the brakes for a Little Engines one inch scale pacific. Does anyone have a copy they can email. If someone has a hardcopy that they are willing to get photocopied I am willing to pay for the photocopying and shipping


Thanks
by one_inch_railroad
Mon Aug 31, 2015 10:15 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Controller questions
Replies: 24
Views: 3530

Re: Controller questions

CP4449, Sorry I didn't realize the Syren 25 was not DEscribe compatible. I am also using the Sabertooth 2x32 on my future projects. I have gone though all the manuals and feature wise it seems to be the most flexible. Its the only one that allows you to freewheel the motor under a custom user mode, ...
by one_inch_railroad
Thu Aug 27, 2015 8:12 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Controller questions
Replies: 24
Views: 3530

Re: Controller questions

I assume there is no gradual ramp of of power either. If you went to full power it would do so right away. If I were you I would spend a few dollars on a good 5 volt USB to TTL serial cable. Like this one that Sparkfun sells. https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9718 You can then hook up the board to y...