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by Asteamhead
Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: THE STOKER IS DONE.
Replies: 22
Views: 5057

Re: THE STOKER IS DONE.

To give some more information to the model of a Standard HT Stoker, constructed for both Y6b and A models, here are added some photos. Scale is 5 " but 1 in 10, thus some 20 % bigger than 1 " scale. All the difficulties and drawbacks you all desribed had been considered by studying the genious proto...
by Asteamhead
Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: GSC locomotive beds
Replies: 5
Views: 2876

Re: GSC locomotive beds

Thank you for all this information! Yours is the first one piece single casting of such a complex truck I saw, congratulations! We other modelers are to be contempt by making such parts by means of one side simple castings or by laser cutting and tig welding. And now I can understand a little better...
by Asteamhead
Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5"gauge Loco pulls 7 tons
Replies: 23
Views: 3841

Re: 5"gauge Loco pulls 7 tons

Please see a photo of the 44 389 (coal) taken in Altenbeken where the class 44 three cylinders was working up the mountains for about 35 years till 1976. At that spot I was inspired to built this model when they struggled upgrade at about 15 mph at full throttle for more than one hour. Think of the ...
by Asteamhead
Sun Aug 05, 2012 2:55 pm
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: GSC locomotive beds
Replies: 5
Views: 2876

Re: GSC locomotive beds

Two photos of lasered parts for the locomotive beds to show the method (instead of casting!).
Asteamhead
by Asteamhead
Sun Aug 05, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: GSC locomotive beds
Replies: 5
Views: 2876

GSC locomotive beds

Hello, I'm a newcomer in this forum of specialists and ask for your knowledge. Building the locomotive beds (frames, Rahmen) for my project of a N&W class A engine in 5" scale, I found all the photos and drawings necessary to produce zhe beds by means of lasered parts. For casting seemed impossible ...
by Asteamhead
Sat Aug 04, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5"gauge Loco pulls 7 tons
Replies: 23
Views: 3841

Re: 5"gauge Loco pulls 7 tons

Please let me show two photos of the engine from more standard view. Scale is 5 " but 1 : 10 which makes a different in weight on drivers (350 pounds) and overall size, related to a 1" scale. Made of stainless steel including the boiler (316Ti) which was built in 1977. First engine here fired wit fu...
by Asteamhead
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:54 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Oil burner for small models
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

Re: Oil burner for small models



"50 3655 und BR 52"
Just another link to a class 52 video.
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by Asteamhead
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:21 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Oil burner for small models
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

Re: Oil burner for small models

BR 52 Dampf xrnbvGx-Nj0 Hello johnpenn74, During I looked for some information, may post was cancled. Thus for short, please enjoy this video! Looking for more class 52 you wil find life steam models in 7 1/4" scale at "Schackendorf" or "Swiss Vapeur Parc". At the website of "Dampf-Bahn Club Deutsch...
by Asteamhead
Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olburner for small models
Replies: 7
Views: 1086

Re: Olburner for small models

Oil burner, drawing 5 ", measures [ mm ]
Capacity 10 pounds light oil per hour (for about 100 pounds of steam per hour).
Steam demand 3 pounds per hour (6 bars, superheated
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by Asteamhead
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Oil burner for small models
Replies: 4
Views: 1444

Re: Oil burner for small models

Please look for more information to the same issue on the Live Steam site, thanks!
Asteamhead
by Asteamhead
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olburner for small models
Replies: 7
Views: 1086

Re: Olburner for small models

To Fred_V The gear provides a wider angle (about 120 %) for the throttle lever in the cab. It turns the outside oil nozzle by means of a fine thread of 12x1 mm. May the drawings* will explain a little better the function of th inside steam nozzle of diameter 0.5 to 0.7 mm, surrounded by the wider an...
by Asteamhead
Fri Aug 03, 2012 5:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Olburner for small models
Replies: 7
Views: 1086

Re: Olburner for small models

The burner for 7 1/4 " measures about 2 x 2 x 1 inches (L x W x H). The one used for my class 44 1167 is a bit smaller. It's fixed to the frame / front of the ashpan with just one srew from the side for easy access. The ring at the oil nozzle in combination with the small pan beneeth is to avoid any...