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by hudson
Fri Dec 27, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: quartering the eccentric crank
Replies: 22
Views: 3292

Re: quartering the eccentric crank

Hi,

Perhaps these two contributions could help you:

http://www.jghtech.com/html/dead-center-1.html

http://www.jghtech.com/html/ecc-crank-1.html


Happy building!

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Wed Dec 04, 2013 12:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Driver Flange Repairs
Replies: 27
Views: 3076

Re: Driver Flange Repairs

Hi,

I found a short notice about fitting steel tyres at the following address:

http://www.steamdays.co.uk/blog/test-press-advert-entry

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Tue Dec 03, 2013 1:00 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4
Replies: 125
Views: 59261

Re: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4

Hi Gary,

Excellent work as usual.

Happy building!

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Fri Nov 15, 2013 1:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: narrow gauge sisters
Replies: 1
Views: 1363

Re: narrow gauge sisters

A pictorial record of the building of an series U steam locomotive is available at:

https://plus.google.com/photos/10558693 ... xJ7f88LHEg

Happy viewing.

hudson
by hudson
Sun Nov 10, 2013 7:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Oil Burner
Replies: 4
Views: 1405

Re: Oil Burner

Hi Gary,

In June they were still available:

http://www.chaski.org/homemachinist/vie ... er#p282871

Happy building!

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Tue Nov 05, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Engine bed (GSC)
Replies: 20
Views: 8546

Re: Engine bed (GSC)

Hi Chris,


A partial reply: Please download

http://www.lals.org/documents/booster/B ... 1_lals.pdf

and read the story of

Jim Kreider’s Berkshire Memoirs

and see how he solved the problem of simulating locomotive beds.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:41 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4
Replies: 125
Views: 59261

Re: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4

Hi Gary,

A truly excellent job.

Congratulations.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Mon Sep 02, 2013 5:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 5 inch gauge Plans
Replies: 7
Views: 1499

Re: 5 inch gauge Plans

Hi,
Try to contact:

http://www.ferroviefelettane.it/La_mia_ ... ig_Boy.htm

and ask if drawings are available.

Best wishes.
hudson
by hudson
Sat Jul 13, 2013 1:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Franklin Automatic Adjustable Wedges
Replies: 16
Views: 3018

Re: Franklin Automatic Adjustable Wedges

slightly off topic:

Hannes Paling, a well known South African builder and photographer uses
(manually) adjustable wedges on his plate framed narrow gauge 0-6-0:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/alfav8/321 ... 827610727/

hudson
by hudson
Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Where is this engine?
Replies: 2
Views: 1268

Re: Where is this engine?

In reality the damage to both engines was quite heavy.

There is a text either in German or French about this unfortunate incident:

http://www.swissvapeur.ch/fr/vol-locomotives.php

in French.

hudson
by hudson
Sat Jun 29, 2013 3:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2 Mikados double-heading an excursion train in Switzerland
Replies: 7
Views: 1558

Re: 2 Mikados double-heading an excursion train in Switzerla

Hello Asteamhead, I had my footplate experience on a 141 R in regular service in June or July 1962 at Evian (France). The engine was shunting at this station. The crew invited me afterwards for a glass of wine in a restaurant near the station. This was a very nice but rather short footplate experien...