Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

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Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

Post by gwrdriver » Fri Dec 13, 2019 10:54 am

From re: News of Return of Mercer

Rather than fabricate one, I'm hoping I may be able to adapt a Mercer Camelback smoke box saddle casting to resurrect a long-ignored locomotive project.
I don't have the casting so I need the dimensions of the saddle to make that determination. Even a hand-drawn sketch of the basic dimensions would tell me what I need to know. Can anyone help?
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Re: Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

Post by mikeyg » Sun Dec 15, 2019 1:20 pm

Gwrdriver,

I have a set of drawings which likely show you what you need. Send me a PM and I'll give you some images.

MG

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Re: Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

Post by gwrdriver » Mon Dec 16, 2019 11:55 am

Thanks Mike.
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Re: Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

Post by GO&PRR » Mon Dec 16, 2019 8:16 pm

Hi Grwdriver,

Sent you a PM.

I do have saddles in stock if you decide this will work for your project.
Best Steaming,
Ed Archer
Iron Horse Supply Corp.
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Re: Needed - Drawing/sketch of Mercer Smoke Box Saddle

Post by gwrdriver » Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:22 pm

Thanks Ed. See private reply.
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