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by mspetersen
Sat May 30, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 8-1/2" cross compound air pump drawings
Replies: 14
Views: 4894

Re: 8-1/2" cross compound air pump drawings

Any plans to offer a single compressor?
by mspetersen
Thu Apr 30, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2.5" Vulcan Side Frame
Replies: 15
Views: 3723

Re: 2.5" Vulcan Side Frame

Fusion 360 is free to Hobbyists. It's an excellent CAD program too.
by mspetersen
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Wanted 2.5" pedistal type journal boxes
Replies: 8
Views: 2469

Re: Wanted 2.5" pedistal type journal boxes

For which locomotive? Conway's were pretty simple design. Easy to make from steel bar stock.
by mspetersen
Sun Mar 29, 2020 10:56 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Was there ever a NG SW1 or 1200?
Replies: 19
Views: 5763

Re: Was there ever a NG SW1 or 1200?

EMD likely had something similar as an Export model.
by mspetersen
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trailer Security
Replies: 22
Views: 6011

Re: Trailer Security

Here's a guy on YouTube who reviews & shows how easily most locks are defeated so I pay attention when he occasionally mentions one he's willing to recommend. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9K6r ... 6FQ/videos
by mspetersen
Sat Sep 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steaming Bay Air Hose Connectors
Replies: 5
Views: 3576

Re: Steaming Bay Air Hose Connectors

There are dozens of styles of quick air hose connectors. Here's a few of the most common: http://www.valleyhydraulic.com/store/pc ... eyword=150
by mspetersen
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Where can I find 1/8 tee barbed for air brake line?.
Replies: 6
Views: 6731

Re: Where can I find 1/8 tee barbed for air brake line?.

Have you considered truck air brake line fittings? They come in Tees, 90s, 45s, straights and many variations. Available in DOT style with a tube support or without (non-DOT) Both come in push-Lock type and compression style.
by mspetersen
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Conway C-16
Replies: 8
Views: 5581

Re: Conway C-16

Matt,

Check your Private Messages.
by mspetersen
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: small amounts of o-rings s/s balls etc
Replies: 9
Views: 2906

Re: small amounts of o-rings s/s balls etc

Unless you're doing a local pickup, the freight charges will exceed the cost of the O rings. UPS is around $12-15 in zone for a pound or less. Usually cheaper to buy more at those rates. We'll ship small quantities anywhere in the US and Canada though www/valleyhydraulic.com We also stock Viton O ri...
by mspetersen
Mon Feb 18, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Favorite train movie
Replies: 24
Views: 9729

Re: Favorite train movie

Bite the Bullet and The Professionals both Written & Directed by Richard Brooks. Bite the Bullet was filmed on the C&TS in its early days. The C&TS has as much a starring role as Gene Hackman or James Coburn. The Professionals was filmed with Great Western Sugar #75 on UP's Boulder Branch near Las V...
by mspetersen
Fri Feb 15, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PTFE tube for steam?
Replies: 18
Views: 4997

Re: PTFE tube for steam?

This is the Eaton Product I was referring to: http://www.eatonpowersource.com/product ... ils/s-4tw/ Requires crimped or swaged ends. (Both are available.) Comes in -4 to -16 sizes. Does require a good bend radius as once kinked, it's worthless.
by mspetersen
Wed Feb 13, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PTFE tube for steam?
Replies: 18
Views: 4997

Re: PTFE tube for steam?

Eaton Stainless braided line with a PTFE liner is rated for 440 degrees according to the catalog. Others brands should be similar. Had a customer who was using one as a fuel line in a stock car and ended up with a fire in the engine compartment. Had the line next to the exhaust manifold, which proba...