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by JohnHudak
Fri Jun 08, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Formed cab roof angle 16 ga. steel
Replies: 22
Views: 4327

Re: Formed cab roof angle 16 ga. steel

Dave, I don't know what kind of machinery you have, but I milled my angle for a water hatch from a solid piece of CRS..
hatch.JPG
by JohnHudak
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: nuts and bolts in scale
Replies: 20
Views: 4662

Re: nuts and bolts in scale

You can set up to make your own bolts quite easily if you'd like to.. A turret attachment for your lathe, and a small geometric die head can knock out just about any size bolt in probably less than 25 seconds.. Once you get it dialed in, maybe even faster than that.. It's far less money than buying ...
by JohnHudak
Sat May 12, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PAINTING A LOCOMOTIVE PART 3
Replies: 1
Views: 928

Re: PAINTING A LOCOMOTIVE PART 3

Thanks Dave, very informative...
by JohnHudak
Tue May 08, 2018 7:41 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights
Replies: 14
Views: 3144

Re: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights

Hi John, Was out to PVLS this weekend for steam-up with new headlight. The engine seems to like it, as" Wee Angus" had a great outing. The headlight dresses Angus up quite nicely. I hope sales are going in the right direction for you. Maybe some day we will meet up somewhere? :D :D :D Hi Don, I'm g...
by JohnHudak
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Mechanical vs. Displacement/hydrostatic lubricators
Replies: 12
Views: 3886

Re: Mechanical vs. Displacement/hydrostatic lubricators

Didn't the Lucky 7 have displacement lubricators (two) on the backhead? I think I remember seeing prints for them in ME Magazine?
John
by JohnHudak
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:15 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights
Replies: 14
Views: 3144

Re: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights

Larry, I hope you at least supplied the beer?😊 (after it was finished..!)
John
by JohnHudak
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights
Replies: 14
Views: 3144

Re: 3/4" Scale Pyle National Headlights

Here is one of these headlights finished by Don Ritchie and Larry Micol...
Thanks guys for the great pics...
by JohnHudak
Wed Apr 18, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" Nathan 5 Chime whistles (New Batch)
Replies: 5
Views: 1591

Re: 1-1/2" Nathan 5 Chime whistles (New Batch)

Folks, I am down to two whistles remaining...
Thanks again to everyone who purchased them..
John
by JohnHudak
Wed Apr 18, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 3/4" scale Dinky
Replies: 12
Views: 1784

Re: 3/4" scale Dinky

Isn't there a group build of this engine being done by a few members of the Washakum club?
by JohnHudak
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1-1/2" Nathan 5 Chime whistles (New Batch)
Replies: 5
Views: 1591

Re: 1-1/2" Nathan 5 Chime whistles (New Batch)

I now have 4 Whistles remaining...
As the sales have slowed down, I do not think I will be making another batch...
Thanks again for everyone who has purchased them..
John
by JohnHudak
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: K-4 Boiler Mounted
Replies: 7
Views: 1743

Re: K-4 Boiler Mounted

squirrel22 wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:32 am
Hello Dan, Where did you obtain your driver castings? My engine is in need of new ones. Thank you, tom
Tom, get hold of Jim, at L&B trains.. They have K-4 driver castings...