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by hudson
Wed Jun 26, 2013 7:25 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 4-4-0 American Question
Replies: 26
Views: 5352

Re: 4-4-0 American Question

Hi,

A full size American with Walschaerts valve gear is pictured:

http://thelibrary.org/lochist/frisco/fr ... P00553.jpg

Best regards,
hudson

NB. That's really not a beauty.
by hudson
Mon Jun 24, 2013 2:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2 Mikados double-heading an excursion train in Switzerland
Replies: 7
Views: 1885

2 Mikados double-heading an excursion train in Switzerland

This train ran on Mai 4th 2013 headed by

Canadian built Mikado 141 R.1244 ex SNCF
and
German Mikado 41 018

both oil-fired:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eAWSwLiReE8



hudson

NB. Best viewed at 1080p!
You can compare the American with the German technology!
by hudson
Mon Jun 24, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4
Replies: 125
Views: 80308

Re: Victorian R-CLASS 4-6-4

Hi Gary,

Congratulate you on your most excellent work. Truly unique sheet metal work in Live Steam.

Looking forward to your future work with great interest.

Best regards,
hudson

NB. I found today a nice video on a doubleheader of R class locomotives:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NPg1DGIdi-0
by hudson
Wed May 01, 2013 2:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tapered slots for axleboxes
Replies: 7
Views: 1803

Re: Tapered slots for axleboxes

A nice 3D drawing of the axlebox wedges (manually adjusted) can be found at

http://www.ctrc.org/gallery/v/Computer+ ... ewsIndex=1

hudson
by hudson
Wed May 01, 2013 4:57 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Blast nozzles
Replies: 8
Views: 2204

Re: Blast nozzles

Hi Chris,

Thank you very much for your most interesting information and congratulate you on
your excellent workmanship and photography.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: IBLS Website UPDATE !!
Replies: 3
Views: 1466

Re: IBLS Website UPDATE !!

Thank you very much for republishing Winton Brown's Engineering Data.

Downloaded and printed!

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Tue Apr 02, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Tender Trucks
Replies: 9
Views: 1848

Re: Tender Trucks

Hi,

Ask Dave Bortz.He stated in 2009 that he had the casting patterns for
the Commonwealth 6-wheeled trucks.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Sun Mar 31, 2013 2:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Video combining old and new technologies.
Replies: 12
Views: 2600

Re: Video combining old and new technologies.

Hi Jon,

Very nice locomotive and excellent video, can you give us more details of the drone and the video camera?

Thank you very much in advance.


Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Locomotive minimum track radius
Replies: 13
Views: 3167

Re: Locomotive minimum track radius

Hi,

Check the homepage of Giles Favell:
(he is building in 10 1/4 in gauge)

http://www.gilesfavell.seriouslyinterne ... 0index.htm

You have to scroll down a bit to see the graphical version of Baldry's formula.

Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Sat Mar 23, 2013 3:25 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: K-36 & 37 front driver box / Franklin Centering Lever .dwg's
Replies: 2
Views: 954

Re: K-36 & 37 front driver box / Franklin Centering Lever .d

Hi,

Do you mean the device mentioned in the patent below ?

http://www.freepatentsonline.com/1676588.pdf


Best regards,
hudson
by hudson
Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Richmond two cylinder compound locomotive for Sweden
Replies: 3
Views: 1318

Richmond two cylinder compound locomotive for Sweden

I found today on searching photographs of a German locomotive a drawing and the photograph of the cylinderblock for a Swedish Ten Wheeler.As two cylinder compound locomotives were not often built, I think it would be useful to give the links: http://s25.beta.photobucket.com/user/bengts/media/Anglok/...
by hudson
Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Interesting project
Replies: 11
Views: 2205

Re: Interesting project

Hi,


He wrote in the first instalment:

The prototype is Japanese C53 type heavy pacific locomotive with three cylinders. To return the project, it will be 1/8.4 scale model on 5 inch track gauge.

Best regards,
hudson