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by NP317
Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: table wear + movement
Replies: 16
Views: 295

Re: table wear + movement

But it's a NICE pig! ... :lol:
RussN
by NP317
Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:05 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Economy Box 'n Reef
Replies: 37
Views: 2327

Re: Economy Box 'n Reef

I really like the way the paint colors came out on the roof.
Purdy!
RussN
by NP317
Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hello, New here
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: Hello, New here

I was wondering about that odd post...
RussN
by NP317
Tue Jun 15, 2021 11:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Any of you folks familiar with this layout?
Replies: 28
Views: 1451

Re: Any of you folks familiar with this layout?

I was wondering the same thing about maintaining those wood trestles and bridges.
RussN
by NP317
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Slide valve
Replies: 39
Views: 1263

Re: Slide valve

Fellow Steam/Machinist Folks: Despite some of us being a little put off by the Original Poster, please get back on track trying to assist him. That's what we are really about here. Emfinger: The questions you are being asked are truly requests for information required to assist you in your goals. Ru...
by NP317
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam turbine generator
Replies: 111
Views: 32779

Re: Steam turbine generator

I use warm-white LED bulbs in both my locos. One loco uses 3V., the other uses 12V. Both have E10 mini-screw bases. https://smile.amazon.com/GutReise-10pcs-Screw-Light-Yellow/dp/B01MU1G77R/ref=sr_1_6?dchild=1&keywords=LED+E10+screw+base+bulbs&qid=1623777365&sr=8-6 Choose your color and Voltage. Just...
by NP317
Tue Jun 15, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What size are they?
Replies: 10
Views: 549

Re: What size are they?

Both my steamers have been standardized to use Hanson high pressure quick-fit mini fittings. This includes a steam-cleaning lance that connects to the blowdown outlets. (not shown in the pics below.) I threaded the blowdown valve outlets to match the Hanson fittings: 1/8 - 27 NPT. They have worked f...
by NP317
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:57 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Milling Vise Squareness
Replies: 30
Views: 513

Re: Milling Vise Squareness

Spend the big bucks for a Kurt vice. If dials in parallel to the table every time.
I did and am grateful every time I use the mill.
RussN
by NP317
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Any of you folks familiar with this layout?
Replies: 28
Views: 1451

Re: Any of you folks familiar with this layout?

Wow! Quite a remarkable accomplishment. I've never seen so many spectacular bridges on a live steam railroad.
I wonder what the grade specifications are?
The Big$$$$$ Mountain RR.
RussN
by NP317
Sun Jun 13, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Lathes
Topic: Show us your lathe!
Replies: 484
Views: 204435

Re: Show us your lathe!

Welcome John.
Smart that you have found a machining course to attend.
That will be your best way to start enjoying the creative world of "making chips."
Your Optimum lathe looks like a good machine to begin your journey.
RussN
by NP317
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Economy Box 'n Reef
Replies: 37
Views: 2327

Re: Economy Box 'n Reef

Carl:
I am reading all you present and learning.
Thanks, and keep posting.
RussN
by NP317
Fri Jun 11, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: USATC S-160 Consolidation
Replies: 95
Views: 81053

Re: USATC S-160 Consolidation

Impressive work!
RussN