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small scale fittings

Post by jeffsmith » Wed Oct 04, 2017 2:28 pm

Where can a modeler purchase small scale pipe fittings and unions. 1/8"-3/16" sizes.
Has anyone taken over Coles or American Model?

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Re: small scall fittings

Post by Karl_Losely » Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:14 pm

American Model is still in operation under new ownership. Wayne Godshall in Pennsylvania has taken it over.

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Re: small scall fittings

Post by FLtenwheeler » Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:36 pm

jeffsmith wrote:Where can a modeler purchase small scale pipe fittings and unions. 1/8"-3/16" sizes.
Has anyone taken over Coles or American Model?

Jeff Smith
Eccentric Engineer makes some great ones. But only down to 3/16" I will be in the market for some 1/8" and 5/32" fittings myself. Maybe we can get Anthony to do the smaller ones at some point. He is making the 2/3rds size injector for the 1" scale locomotives.

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Re: small scall fittings

Post by jkimberln » Wed Oct 04, 2017 8:08 pm

PM Research has 3/16. Otherwise, you might have to go to the UK for smaller ones. Steamfittings.co.uk has a few in 1/8 and 5/32 for instance, and there are probably other suppliers as well.

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Re: small scall fittings

Post by VO4454 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 12:13 am

Jeff, as mentioned before, Eccentric Engineer makes fittings down to 3/16, Live Steam Warehouse makes fittings 1/16 thru 5/16. I have seen both manufacturers fittings in person. They are of very good quality and appearance. American Model Engineering advertises MTP unions in their catalog. Attached are their web links below.

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https://livesteamwarehouse.com/
https://www.eccentricengineer.com/
http://americanmodeleng.com/id33.html
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Re: small scall fittings

Post by AnthonyDuarte » Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:18 am

I do plan on adding 1/8" fittings to the line next time I send off waxes. The next round of castings will also include reducing elbows and reducing couplings.

Estimating February at the moment.

-Anthony (EE)

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