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by Oktrainboys
Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:16 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 1.5" scale globe boiler checks
Replies: 7
Views: 1507

1.5" scale globe boiler checks

Hello all....can someone please tell me where is the best place to buy new globe boiler checks for my LE pacific? They are 90 degree checks. TIA! EDIT...looks like superscale has them....anyplace else???
by Oktrainboys
Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:36 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2" Scale A1 Pacific
Replies: 6
Views: 2006

Re: 2" Scale A1 Pacific

Most of the Romney Pacific's closely followed Greasley's new LNER A1 design. "Canadian Pacific" followed more of a North American Pacific design, not sure about the mountains.
by Oktrainboys
Tue Aug 27, 2013 9:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Fishplates Anyone??
Replies: 8
Views: 2301

Re: Fishplates Anyone??

RRSC has the more "modern" fishplates...the kind that has the curved edges that support the railhead and the base. Does anyone know where the FLAT 4 holed fishplates can be found??
by Oktrainboys
Tue Aug 27, 2013 6:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Fishplates Anyone??
Replies: 8
Views: 2301

Re: Fishplates Anyone??

Thank you!!
by Oktrainboys
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2" Scale A1 Pacific
Replies: 6
Views: 2006

2" Scale A1 Pacific

Hello All, Really enjoy this forum. The discussion, talent and dedication to the live steam hobby is most enjoyable! With the recent talk about GGLS, and with so many GGLS members on this board, I thought you might like to see the covergirl on August 1987's MODELTEC Magazine in 2013. "Tintern Abbey"...
by Oktrainboys
Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Fishplates Anyone??
Replies: 8
Views: 2301

Fishplates Anyone??

Hello all. Can anyone tell me where I can find 4 holed flat strip metal fishplates for 7.5" gauge west coast aluminum rail? I have checked several vendors with no sucess. Thanks!
by Oktrainboys
Fri Jan 18, 2013 8:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Inside cylinder wall lubrication
Replies: 4
Views: 1081

Inside cylinder wall lubrication

Ok, from safeties to cylinder lubrication....does anyone have any recommendations for cylinder lubrication AFTER running? Yes, you can spin the mechanical lubricator to put light oil into the cylinder chamber after blowdown, and I do, and get that...but is there some kind more permanent solution to ...
by Oktrainboys
Fri Jan 18, 2013 10:35 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Weeping safeties
Replies: 21
Views: 2112

Re: Weeping safeties

The safeties, don't pull pull pure water thru them, but will sure pull really wet steam....the safeties are mounted just in front of the cab, at the back of the boiler....don't get me wrong, it's a livable set up, but would like a bit of warning before the big lift. Don at loco parts recommended ACC...
by Oktrainboys
Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Weeping safeties
Replies: 21
Views: 2112

Re: Weeping safeties

Thanks guys....I'm not an expert enough at regulating the coal fire to keep the safeties from "exploding" at 122 and 125....yes, we lift them on initial steam up...but with these littler 1.5" locomotives, those "all or nothing" lifting safties pull steam, wet steam, and even water thru them....the b...
by Oktrainboys
Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:46 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Weeping safeties
Replies: 21
Views: 2112

Weeping safeties

Hello all, have been reading this forum for sometime now and just recently registered. I need new safeties for my 7.5 gauge 1.5" scale Heisler and 0-6-0ST Holmside. The ones on these loco's now function just fine, except they are "ALL OR NOTHING" when they lift...I am wanting to replace them with sa...