Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by kcjones611 » Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:33 pm

NP317 - PM sent (I think lol).
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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by NP317 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:49 am

Got the PM, and responded.
Thanks.
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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by Kimball McGinley » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:07 pm

Back to the original Question;, does the loco even have "1/2 brasses"? Where would you put felt if the bearing is just a typical "Hardware Store/Commercial" round sleeve bearing?

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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by rspringer » Mon Jan 16, 2017 3:59 pm

Loco has roller bearings. The tender has half brasses I ended up putting felt under the axle. This should lube the bearing and not get oil on everything.

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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by NP317 » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:45 am

Kimball McGinley wrote:Back to the original Question;, does the loco even have "1/2 brasses"? Where would you put felt if the bearing is just a typical "Hardware Store/Commercial" round sleeve bearing?
I think a sleeve bearing would require an oil bath to remain lubed.
Which would require oil seals inboard of the sleeve on the axles,
which would require...
You get the idea.
I contemplated this when building my Ten Wheeler, and ended up making the 1/2 brasses, per the drawing. Then the existing axle boxes could hold the require oil, using the felt to transfer it to the bottom of the rotating axle.
A basically good prototype design.
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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by NP317 » Sat Jan 21, 2017 4:13 pm

kcjones611 wrote:NP317 - PM sent (I think lol).
Nick:
Please check your PMs.
I sent you a follow-up note.
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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by BClemens » Sat Jan 21, 2017 5:45 pm

rspringer wrote:Loco has roller bearings. The tender has half brasses I ended up putting felt under the axle. This should lube the bearing and not get oil on everything.
How are your roller bearings lubricated?

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Re: Allen Ten Wheeler Rehab

Post by rspringer » Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:37 pm

The roller bearings are lubricated buy cross drilled holes in the axle. There is a hole in the center of the axle You just pressed the oilcan up to it squeeze until you see it coming out of the other side of the bearings

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