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I would machine the back of the wheel first so it could be mounted flush to a backing plate in the lathe, then machine the rim of the wheel, face it off, and bore for the axle in one set up. Then transfer to the mill and indicate off the axle hole, move to the position of the crank pin and drill and...
- Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:01 am
- Forum: I.C. Engines
- Topic: Coles Models Holt 75 engine model
- Replies: 10
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I managed to get a set, and there is also a gentleman on the HMEM site that is working on a set of drawings for a bar stock engine. Depending on my work load I hope to make some castings for the engine by the end of the year.
- Tue May 28, 2019 8:38 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Thieves caught on video stealing mini steam train in West Seattle
- Replies: 22
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Pretty sad. Obviously they knew it was there and had the theft planned. On the brighter side (if you can call it that) Its doubtful that they just stole it for scrap metal, so hopefully it shows back up as a complete engine.
I can see your original question has NOT been answered. Oblivion sounds right to me. :shock: The first response answered the question, and you're correct. It was closed, which is akin to oblivion. A loss to the hobby, as was the passing of Anton Bohaboy. H You would think that they would pass the t...
- Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:32 pm
- Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
- Topic: Cylinder castings
- Replies: 25
- Views: 9083
Depending on what you are looking for LocoParts might be able to help. LocoParts acquired all of the original tooling for the entire Tru-Scale fittings the was developed by Mr Wilson back in the 30's 40's and 50' and sold through Coles. We are in the process of producing new permanent molds to have...
- Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:14 am
- Forum: General Discussion
- Topic: Need help using alumalloy. Never used it before.
- Replies: 7
- Views: 2007
You might want to try putting the part on a hot plate and heating the entire thing up. Thick sections can be difficult