Valve & fitting drawings?

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DianneB
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Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by DianneB » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:13 am

Is there an online collection of drawings for live steam valves and fittings?

I know a great deal was published in ME but I don't particularly want to have to buy a whole bunch of back issues to find what I need.

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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by NP317 » Sat Oct 14, 2017 9:34 am

Dianne: Try PM Research.
https://www.pmmodelengines.com
If I remember correctly they sell valve "kits" to make your own. That would include some instructions.
Any one with actual experience making their valves, please chime in here.
~RN

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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by James Powell » Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:45 pm

LBSC's Shop Shed & Road gives functional descriptions & drawings, but they are aimed at 1/2" and 3/4" gauge stuff, so are made from Hex Brass bar :)

James

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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by Fred_V » Sun Oct 15, 2017 8:28 am

I have CAD drawings for both. send me a PM with your email address and I'll send them on.
Fred V
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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by Bill C » Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:04 pm

Dianne,

I made a set of PM Research globe valves and put short videos of the experience on YouTube. Here is a link to the first one:
http://youtu.be/aCuuU2AbG0E

I also some Quick Start valves from Fred's drawings and put short videos of that process on my YouTube channel. A lot of work, but very fun and rewarding. Hope the videos are helpful.

Bill

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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by DianneB » Mon Oct 16, 2017 8:54 am

Bill C wrote:...
I made a set of PM Research globe valves and put short videos of the experience on YouTube.... I also some Quick Start valves from Fred's drawings and put short videos of that process on my YouTube channel
Yes, I found those videos Bill - also got a bunch of drawings from Fred. Good bunch here!

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Re: Valve & fitting drawings?

Post by dnevil » Mon Oct 16, 2017 2:12 pm

Here are some articles with drawings that might interest you.

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... 6_Fittings

http://ibls.org/mediawiki/index.php?tit ... e_Fittings

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Daris
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