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by Marty_Knox
Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.5" scale 0-4-0 Camelback Boiler, Castings, Drawings, and Frame ****SOLD****
Replies: 10
Views: 759

Re: 1.5" scale 0-4-0 Camelback Boiler, Castings, Drawings, and Frame

Thank you for the kind comments. Since some have asked - yes, I will sell the boiler separately. The boiler is $3900, the castings, drawings, and frame $1650.
You could pick them up at Cabin Fever - I would rather not ship.
by Marty_Knox
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Locomotive model drawings
Replies: 51
Views: 1965

Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Daris, Tom Rhodes designed the Allen Models FN 34. There was a construction series in Live Steam magazine. Gene Allen designed the Allen Models American, Consolidation, and Ten-Wheeler. I designed the Allen 0-4-0 and built the first one. I forgot to give credit to Neil Knopf. He made beautiful CAD ...
by Marty_Knox
Thu Jan 09, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.5" scale 0-4-0 Camelback Boiler, Castings, Drawings, and Frame ****SOLD****
Replies: 10
Views: 759

1.5" scale 0-4-0 Camelback Boiler, Castings, Drawings, and Frame ****SOLD****

Set of castings, drawings, and frame for 1.5" scale 0-4-0 Camelback, with a brand new boiler. The boiler is steel with copper tubes rolled in and includes a ball valve throttle in the dome. I will have this at the Cabin Fever Expo Jan. 17-19. $5500 at the show - add $300 for shipping to the lower 48...
by Marty_Knox
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Locomotive model drawings
Replies: 51
Views: 1965

Re: Steam Locomotive model drawings

Daris, Tom Rhodes designed the Allen Models FN 34. There was a construction series in Live Steam magazine.
Gene Allen designed the Allen Models American, Consolidation, and Ten-Wheeler.
I designed the Allen 0-4-0 and built the first one.
by Marty_Knox
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Reaming vs. Drilling Holes In Tube Sheets
Replies: 33
Views: 5595

Re: Reaming vs. Drilling Holes In Tube Sheets

Try a smaller whistle!
by Marty_Knox
Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Cagney Electric Train Set
Replies: 10
Views: 940

Re: Cagney Electric Train Set

That's 'Tiny Tim'! It ran at the Pine Creek Railroad on Rt 9 north of Freehold NJ in the early sixties.
Keith Taylor can probably tell you more about it.
by Marty_Knox
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Oil burning boiler mods
Replies: 28
Views: 7191

Re: Oil burning boiler mods

I'll second what John said - put a ball valve in the dome.
I put a ball valve in the smokebox of an oil-burning locomotive - it failed after one day's use.
by Marty_Knox
Sat Nov 23, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Larry Fisher
Replies: 8
Views: 1968

Re: Larry Fisher

NHRA has posted a statement about Larry's passing.
www.nhra.com/news/2019/nhra-museum-news ... rry-fisher
by Marty_Knox
Fri Nov 22, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit
Replies: 11
Views: 2006

Re: Little Engines 0-4-0 Machined Kit

I wish you well with this venture, Jesse!
This has been the 'Holy Grail' of live steam in this country throughout my lifetime.