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by fly5150
Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: U P tender light
Replies: 8
Views: 2114

Re: U P tender light

Like this?
Precision Steel Car is casting them on Brass soon....
by fly5150
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: West Coast Steel Rail
Replies: 8
Views: 3913

Re: West Coast Steel Rail

Midwest Scale Rail can get it, but in large quantity only. Call Carl.
by fly5150
Wed Aug 21, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Who Makes Good Pry Bars?
Replies: 14
Views: 4392

Re: Who Makes Good Pry Bars?

Snap-on
Single most used pryer i have is this one.
https://shop.snapon.com/product/1250
by fly5150
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Looking for 2-axle commonwealth passenger trucks, 1.5" or 1.6" scale
Replies: 3
Views: 2948

Re: Looking for 2-axle commonwealth passenger trucks, 1.5" or 1.6" scale

I am working on drawings for the modern passenger car trucks. The two axle Budd style will come next, but if you are willing to wait, I may have them later this year.
-Dave Newell
www.pikerivernorthern.com
by fly5150
Tue May 28, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Thieves caught on video stealing mini steam train in West Seattle
Replies: 24
Views: 15604

Re: Thieves caught on video stealing mini steam train in West Seattle

I was impressed with the quality of the security camera footage, it should help it identifying who it may be. Much better than you see Banks and other public buildings use. IT does bring to light the need to protect, and looking at the latest technology in camera systems.
by fly5150
Mon May 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Youngstown Boxcar Door
Replies: 12
Views: 7115

Re: Youngstown Boxcar Door

Precision Steel Car offers it as a separate part in stamped Steel. Contact Them.
by fly5150
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: MDM F-unit wiring
Replies: 1
Views: 2077

Re: MDM F-unit wiring

Darren,
Send me your Email address. I have the MDM schematics (if you want to call them that)

-Dave
by fly5150
Mon Oct 23, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Switch Point Detection continued
Replies: 47
Views: 16082

Re: Switch point position detection

Why not look at some of the low cost PNP prox sensors? it would require a junction box, a pair of relays and a power source. 2 of these, mounted in the tie below the throw bar with 2 bolts adjusted to just come into field when the bar is fully thrown each direction. They are waterproof and used ever...
by fly5150
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Screwdrivers With Handles That Don't Dissolve?
Replies: 37
Views: 7995

Re: Good Screwdrivers With Handles That Don't Dissolve?

Sorry, I was wrong, I have all Wiha tools. https://www.amazon.com/66982-ErgoStar-L-Key-Metric-22-Piece/dp/B009461IMA/ref=sr_1_10?ie=UTF8&qid=1498590888&sr=8-10&keywords=wiha+allen Best Allen Keys I have used. https://www.amazon.com/Wiha-36793-8-Piece-MagicRing-Screwdrivers/dp/B001IDELSU/ref=sr_1_2?i...
by fly5150
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Good Screwdrivers With Handles That Don't Dissolve?
Replies: 37
Views: 7995

Re: Good Screwdrivers With Handles That Don't Dissolve?

I have a full set of the Wera screwdrivers and the allen drivers, and they are still in great condition. The grease and dirt cleans off easily with alcohol and i have not had any issues with the handles.
by fly5150
Sun Aug 28, 2016 10:20 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: EMD F7 in SCALE
Replies: 102
Views: 70304

Re: EMD F7 in SCALE

makinsmoke wrote:Sorry, Dave!
www.PikeRiverNorthern.com
by fly5150
Sat Aug 27, 2016 9:19 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: EMD F7 in SCALE
Replies: 102
Views: 70304

Re: EMD F7 in SCALE

Glenn Brooks wrote:Would love to know how you built the nose with all the contours ! Great job and superb write up!

Glenn B.
That is my nose casting that he is using.
See my website below.