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by JTolan
Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:06 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Meet

My dad and I are planning to make the narrow gauge meet in May. What kind of engine are you building? BTW your Chloe has changed hands twice and now is being rebuilt with a new boiler. - Jeff Tolan
by JTolan
Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:55 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Mike looks good, are you sure the rods wont be to soft and wear to quick, looks like its comming along well, make sure to put external marks on the rockers so you can tell if they move . I silver soldered my inside rocker and pinned the exterior The Chloe is now deap and throaty :shock: when above 3...
by JTolan
Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Hi Mike thanks for the pics. Do you have any pictures of your engine? By the way we put a baloon stack on the Chloe it improved steaming and cleaning alot.


Also, This forum is great all my friends are on here. 8)
by JTolan
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Mike that's great news, what meet do you plan to bring it to? Marty glad you liked it.-JT Here is a picture of me on my Chloe for those who don't know me all cars are built from scratch in the shop.
by JTolan
Mon Feb 16, 2009 11:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

Not yet I'm going to stick with my Chloe for a while but as i learn maybe.
by JTolan
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Axle pump
Replies: 50
Views: 10319

Poppet Valves

JBodenmann how do the poppet valves work?
by JTolan
Mon Feb 16, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New Member
Replies: 19
Views: 4580

New Member

Hi I'm Jeff Tolan and I am interested in the live steam hobby for about the time I was 4 when we got Rusty, I have a allen models chloe and 2 DRGW 50s I hope to learn more about machining and how to create pumps and other parts. Happy Steaming Jeff Tolan