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by Steamchris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Choice of prototype
Replies: 62
Views: 11890

Re: Choice of prototype

Evgen, we did it with that.... And yes i think you havn't search this side....so if you...no more questions about drawings nesscesary. No more informations needed you can start. We build the 3 loco with those Drawings, i didnt see the Problem,sorry In May i visited the USA and a modell builder ,he a...
by Steamchris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Choice of prototype
Replies: 62
Views: 11890

Re: Choice of prototype

Evgen,

have a look at this archiv.....

NWHS.org


come in and find out......


Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Choice of prototype
Replies: 62
Views: 11890

Re: Choice of prototype

Other people have different ideas and want to build something that is a large, very detailed model. I am always amazed at the work that I see from these builders -> but it is not me and what I would suggest should not be any influence on your decision. Have you seen what ASTEAMHEAD (Germany) is doi...
by Steamchris
Sun Jul 29, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: source of drawings
Replies: 5
Views: 1251

Re: source of drawings

Hi, you will find there everything you need. My Dad, a Friend of us and me building the big three, class A,Y6b and the J,we bought our Drawings there. That Archiv is a treasure chest. If you will, have a look on the build log part on this Board, you will find a report about the building phase of the...
by Steamchris
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:53 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Ausdan,

tolerances of what Kind of Parts do you mean?

Engine bed, Rods CNC milled so tolerances from point to point are very small nearly to zero , Bolts are polished to 0.01mm smaller then the roller bearings. Axels can move +/- 2mm, Main wheel is rigid.



Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Tue Jul 24, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Hi Harold ,

thank you, next weekend first test with steam by a separately boiler.

Regards
Chris
by Steamchris
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Hey Berkman,

yes, the pipe between the frame is the Air Tank.

Regards
by Steamchris
Mon Jul 23, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Thank you Dan
by Steamchris
Mon Jul 23, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Morning Guys, in the last Week it was abel to use the CNC of my Company. I made the second Mainrod , same way i've shown in the Report. We've mounted the rod and started the Air compressor ...... look what happens... https://youtu.be/IHEMVVrCLeA IHEMVVrCLeA The Engine runs smoothly at 7 PSI ....we a...
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 20, 2018 11:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 142
Views: 73047

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

Hi NP317,

thank you for interest.

All the best,
Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611
Replies: 14
Views: 4438

Re: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611

Hey Keith,

true words,thank you. We are together then 15 Years, hopefully we goinig so far as you both did!

Thanks
Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611
Replies: 14
Views: 4438

Re: Urgently Help needed concerning J 611

Hi Guys, back in good old Germany, our journey was awesome!!! We met so many lovely People there, the Time of our Life. We saw so many interessting things, between NewYork and Key West. My Highlight was the visit in Spencer and touching the J, what a locomotive!!! Also visting the O Winston Link Mus...