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by makinsmoke
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Help identify a part M-21 Mogul
Replies: 30
Views: 1162

Re: Help identify a part M-21 Mogul

Here’s a cropped photo of Marty’s of the 3420 in Marty’s shop. The seat is folded down forward.

Hope it was ok to steal your pic Marty!!
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SP 3420 at Ridge Locomotive Shops 2012
by makinsmoke
Fri Jan 03, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Another CliShay Build
Replies: 29
Views: 7585

Re: Another CliShay Build

Machined per print the Allen coupler pocket will accept a Tom Bee solid shank coupler. No side play, but there is room on the shank and pocket to take some material to give you some play.

Brian
by makinsmoke
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Wanted Brake shoes
Replies: 8
Views: 1414

Re: Wanted Brake shoes

Howard’s brake castings are beautiful. I wish he had everything he sells displayed on his website.

Railroad Supply also sells freight car brake parts or did. Need to check their current catalog.
by makinsmoke
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 269
Views: 74566

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Jack you are a rare craftsman in a hobby of craftsmen.

Most of us wouldn’t even look at that detail,but do because of you. It makes us all better.
by makinsmoke
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 3/4" Scale J1e
Replies: 269
Views: 74566

Re: 3/4" Scale J1e

Spelling Russ?

I hate the auto correct feature on my phone.

Brian
by makinsmoke
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay
Replies: 836
Views: 180253

Re: Building the 2.5" Scale Shay

That is an amazing amount of work.

Beautiful job!
by makinsmoke
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:48 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Baggage Car
Replies: 22
Views: 5471

Re: New York Central Baggage Car

Railroad Supply does sell the leaf spring end retainers if you don’t want to make them.
by makinsmoke
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:44 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Baggage Car
Replies: 22
Views: 5471

Re: New York Central Baggage Car

Thank you Jack. I need to cut some 3/8” T6 equalizers and am terrified the band saw blade will cut at an angle instead of 90 degrees. I need to buy a brand new blade and experiment on a corner. I bought four cut blanks the right length and height from Online Metals. Not cheap, but at least I have pa...
by makinsmoke
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Wanted: Coles power models or similar gauge glass fittings
Replies: 1
Views: 630

Re: Wanted: Coles power models or similar gauge glass fittings

Might see what Locoparts has. I know Jeff said he was working on a bottom fitting with drain setup.

Brian
by makinsmoke
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Quick pull valves
Replies: 1
Views: 797

Re: Quick pull valves

I’d like them.

Pm sent.

Brian
by makinsmoke
Sun Nov 17, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Janney couples
Replies: 3
Views: 1080

Re: Janney couples

Thanks for posting Russ!

Always good to see the real thing to keep us on our toes!!

Was the Janney the one with the slot to accept a link if needed?

Take care,
Brian
by makinsmoke
Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New York Central Baggage Car
Replies: 22
Views: 5471

Re: New York Central Baggage Car

Jack,
How did you cut out the equalizers?