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by FredR
Fri Mar 11, 2011 9:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: APPLYING A BAND BRAKE TO A PAIR OF TRUCKS
Replies: 14
Views: 1682

Re: APPLYING A BAND BRAKE TO A PAIR OF TRUCKS

He addressed this in the video....

duckman903 wrote:The only problem that I can see is that band brakes work good in one direction only, in the opposite direction they are self energizing which can cause wheel lock up and flat spot, this my own personal opinion.
by FredR
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: MORE ON PATTERN MAKING APPLYING THE WAX FILLET
Replies: 10
Views: 2265

Re: MORE ON PATTERN MAKING APPLYING THE WAX FILLET

Hey Dave, can you use something like an epoxy instead of wax? Just curious....
Fred
by FredR
Fri Mar 04, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LOOKING AT THE TRAIN HOBBY FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE
Replies: 7
Views: 1256

Re: LOOKING AT THE TRAIN HOBBY FROM A DIFFERENT ANGLE

Hmmm.... Don. Could it be you need a bigger train :P

steamingdon wrote:My wife dosn`t seem to react that way about my trains?

Don. :? :? :? :? :? :? :?
by FredR
Wed Mar 02, 2011 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New treads while you wait!
Replies: 4
Views: 919

Re: New treads while you wait!

Something to do with a welder. It is show in a different video. I am going to go see if I can find it.


Found it...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2vzemIL ... re=related
by FredR
Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New treads while you wait!
Replies: 4
Views: 919

New treads while you wait!

Ha, I found this after following a link from one of the threads here. They are cutting new treads while the wheel and axe are still under the loco.....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FT83r9aC ... r_embedded
by FredR
Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:28 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Bobber Caboose
Replies: 268
Views: 37004

Re: Bobber Caboose

I didn't put it together until now...... It would be scary as all get out if we had a person with Jack's building skills and Mike's photographic talents combined...... We would never be able to tell if it was real or scale ! :lol: Jack, I would recommend 1/4 tint yellow theatrical gel, I can mail yo...
by FredR
Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Ed Perry phone number + LE boiler castings?
Replies: 11
Views: 2170

Re: Ed Perry phone number + LE boiler castings?

Try Marty Knox.... He is on here regularly.... Thanks for all the input guys. Ed is unable to finish the boiler, so I'm going to have to take it elsewhere. Can anyone recommend a good copper boiler builder to finish it? I'd really like to get the ball rolling on it as soon as possible. As for the do...
by FredR
Sun Feb 20, 2011 6:59 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Caboose Stoves
Replies: 4
Views: 1676

Re: Caboose Stoves

Great, I should be able to pay for it by 2015. Now how many monthly payments would that be :-)
Congrats Jack
JBodenmann wrote:Hi Pamela
Thank you for the complement. I plan on keeping stoves in stock for those that wish to buy one.
Jack
by FredR
Thu Feb 17, 2011 5:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Popular Mechanics 1945 article on live steamers
Replies: 6
Views: 1336

Re: Popular Mechanics 1945 article on live steamers

Scroll down further and there is a pretty good article on casting parts and pieces for Liberty Ships in the shipyards. Actually, the whole mag looks good.
by FredR
Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: stanchions
Replies: 6
Views: 1180

Re: stanchions

I started to go 'what's he talking about' ...... I was too busy staring at the good looking pilot. They look purdy sittin' up there...... Here's what those little puppies look like installed. pilot.jpg Still lot's to do. More goodies, some clean up, and particularly a locomotive to go behind this th...
by FredR
Sun Feb 13, 2011 2:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3635

Re: for sale

Hey Chris (or anyone else), in photos 37, 38, and 39.... there is a tank with a couple on lines coming out of it and looks to go into the smokebox. Is that some sort of oil tank? It just caught my attention because it stretched the frame instead of being mounted on the rinning rails or boiler.... In...
by FredR
Sat Feb 12, 2011 2:03 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: for sale
Replies: 12
Views: 3635

Re: for sale

Well, in zooming in, you can see coal in the tender, so it must be coal fired..... It's a nice looking engine though...