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by Steamchris
Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:57 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Guys,

glad you like.

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Friends, after a while, time to post some new impressions of pur 611. During Corona , we did good progress. At the moment we mounting all parts again. We still had to pickel the stainless steel boiler,necessary for a first steam test . Have a look.... IMG-20201229-WA0015.jpg IMG-20201229-WA0014....
by Steamchris
Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Pennsy E6 build
Replies: 15
Views: 1733

Re: Pennsy E6 build

Hey Buddy,

great achievments, glad to see that you started a new model. Im so envious of your casted parts.
We still need such good parts here in Germany. Power further so, will follow your progress with highest interest.

See ya...

Chris
by Steamchris
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:48 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator
Replies: 11
Views: 4440

Re: Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator

Guys,

thanks a lot for all the help, here and on PM.
This Board and all the members are so helpfull , im proud to be with you guys.

All the best,

Chris
by Steamchris
Fri Aug 14, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator
Replies: 11
Views: 4440

Nathan D.V.7 Lubricator

Hi Guys,

im building the J 611 at the moment. After finishing the power reverse, i would like to build the Nathan DV 7 lubricators. I searched and still searching for dimensioned full scale drawings...mayby someone can help me out???

All the very best and stay healthy

Christian from Germany
by Steamchris
Fri Jul 10, 2020 3:45 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hi Guys, some power reverse news. I mounted the power reverse under the boiler, after some minutes of meassuring the right position was found to fully configure the control in both positions. The connections rod between piston rod and steering is only a test rod...all the nice lever are still missin...
by Steamchris
Sun Jun 28, 2020 11:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Old School German Engineering
Replies: 14
Views: 5316

Re: Old School German Engineering

Hey Buddy,

Andy, if you are close to us during your next Germany tour, let us knowing it early. So we can plan something.
Would be great....i really hope that we can come over at October.

All the best
Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Part 2....

some short footage of the power reverse....

https://youtu.be/GxBc_mWVtTU




Regards

Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Guys,


today, i tested the power reverse of my J. It works great.
All Paets are self made, no castings. It has a flat slide.
IMG-20200624-WA0018.jpg
IMG-20200624-WA0019.jpg
All the best,

Chris
by Steamchris
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey Peter, yes, glad that we can meet and work together in our shop. But nevertheless it was so so sad that we both can't met in May this year, because of the Virus. We hope so much that we're able to visit the USA in October, hopefully we can arange a meeting with you and Duncan....finger crossed!!...
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 2:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Old School German Engineering
Replies: 14
Views: 5316

Re: Old School German Engineering

Hey Guys, here some old school footage of german live steam scene. At min 40:00 you can see Asteamhead's class 44, not finished, i think it was one of the first roll outs . It was a Milestone, one of the first Oil fired engine's here in our area , at this time 2-10-0 or decapods were so rare. He, my...
by Steamchris
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge
Replies: 175
Views: 126297

Re: Project: N&W class J on 5"gauge

Hey,

thank you,

no castings at all....only wheels are casted.

Regrads
Chris