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by Steamchris
Tue Jan 29, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello Guys,

today we finished the work on the trailing truck frame.
Sandblasting was the last step.
Still a lot of work to do for sure, but another big part is ready.

IMG-20190129-WA0017.jpg
IMG-20190129-WA0015.jpg

first time under the engine
IMG-20190129-WA0016.jpg
All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Fri Jan 18, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: My N&W class A 1239 (gauge 5", 1 in 10 scale)
Replies: 181
Views: 78248

Re: My N&W class A 1239 (gauge 5", 1 in 10 scale)

Hey you both,

WD, you hit directly in my little Steam Heart with your words. Our small and funny crew is so important to me...hopefully we could steaming together for the next 10 years, healthy and strong.

All the very best

Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Jan 14, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Andy,

we also looking forward to see you in person:)
Yes sure, we will cover the taper locks.

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Rebuilding the Birch 3/4" NYC Pacific
Replies: 10
Views: 5073

Re: Rebuilding the Birch 3/4" NYC Pacific

Hey Anthony,

pls tell me, what is it for a tool on Pic 1 and 2?
I'm also very excited about what you will do with the locomotive.

Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Jan 07, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hi Guys,

thank you so much for your words.
After all sheet metal work of the engine truck we started with the trailing truck...some pictutes are attached
IMG-20190107-WA0004.jpg
IMG-20190107-WA0007.jpg
IMG-20190107-WA0002.jpg
All the best

Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:47 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello everybody, After many hours of sheet metal work, the engine truck is now ready. We had to deviate a bit from the original to ensure a screeching distance of 16mm in each direction. The cylinder drainage could not be done mechanically because the rash of the engine truck is too big for the leve...
by Steamchris
Fri Nov 30, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello friends, finally thr Rocker for trailing truck arrived yesterday. I had luck, the guy at water jet company is a RR Fan also ,so i become the parts for free :) The frame of the truck is sandblasted now, so All parts are ready to be mounted. Some Pictures.... IMG-20181130-WA0004.jpg IMG-20181130...
by Steamchris
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello,

as requested some more Pictures of the J engine Truck.
Since last posting the spiral springs are mounted, we still waiting for rockers.
IMG-20181120-WA0010.jpg
IMG-20181120-WA0011.jpg
IMG-20181120-WA0012.jpg
IMG-20181120-WA0013.jpg
All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Westinghouse Type B Brake Cylinder
Replies: 4
Views: 2467

Re: Westinghouse Type B Brake Cylinder

Evgen, i think it is just Nr.21 Type B. but im not 100% sure. have look at this... https://books.google.de/books?id=7ksUAwAAQBAJ&pg=PA861&lpg=PA861&dq=westinghouse+brake+cylinder+21+b&source=bl&ots=Pwq-mPKMJe&sig=aA5xY1lnnl7XRZQy5jO0i7BnH9Y&hl=de&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwikw4SH5dDeAhVGCSwKHcWvDWEQ6AEwDnoECAY...
by Steamchris
Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Bucyrus steam crane
Replies: 12
Views: 3456

Re: Bucyrus steam crane

Hey Hoppercar,

i like your choice of project....a very skillfull guy in Italy build a very good big boy and an awesone crane...mayby you can get in contact with him,he speaks perfectly english .... have a look...

https://youtu.be/uS3HboA4gRQ

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello Rob, thank you for your interest. I will post some more picture, no problem. When im back home i will make some more pictures. I like your project,the J-3's are very good engines. Another proof for succesful engines, the combination of baker steering G.S.C Frames and the timken runing gear see...
by Steamchris
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73520

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hello Guys, some work is done on the Engine Truck... here you see the bottom of the truck and the half shells where the rockers sits. IMG-20181105-WA0004.jpg and here the upper part with the angles.. IMG-20181025-WA0010.jpeg we have to laser the rockers , the 3D model is ready... IMG-20181102-WA0028...