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by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Re: check valve

sorry had power go before I could say on side of boiler,we are having high wind here in Cleveland.
by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 658

Re: check valve

Have shutoff for each,need combine both into one check with one out am using 1/4 copper as inlet and outlet as I have about 30 feet of 1/4 I got for free.
by squandt
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: check valve
Replies: 5
Views: 658

check valve

Good evening to all, I am looking for a print for a two to one check valve I.E. two pipes in to one pipe out.I need it in 3/4" scale,for my 4-8-4 northern in 3/4 scale.Any help would be great,I have looked on many sites with no luck. :(
by squandt
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Truck history
Replies: 7
Views: 1129

Re: Truck history

I have a book called" The Steam Locomotive in America" by Alfred W. Bruce from 1952. It cover's just about everything to do with the Steam Locomotive,there are photos (builders prints) line drawings and text that give information.I do not recall were I got it, I have seen it on the book site for EBA...
by squandt
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Power reverser for small scale loco
Replies: 5
Views: 2008

Re: Power reverser for small scale loco

Hello, there is a print on the IBLS wed site for a small power reverser under the construction header, I built one from the print for my 4-8-4 northern in 3/4 scale, works very well on air, have not yet been able to try it on steam/hot water as my boiler is not finished. There are many cool things t...
by squandt
Fri Jul 26, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: tender sealing
Replies: 5
Views: 2129

tender sealing

Hello, has any one used Flex Seal to seal a tender tank seam at the rivet line?
by squandt
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Oil firing
Replies: 9
Views: 2023

Re: Oil firing

go to the IBLS web site,there are several posts about fireing a 3/4 scale engine on oil.Look under people for the name Gordon Corwin, he has a burnner and ashpan print on the subject. there are many people on the site who have done that and many other things you may find of intrest.
by squandt
Fri Jul 05, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Looking for Print
Replies: 2
Views: 1396

Re: Looking for Print

try Little Engines,I sent Mike (old owner) @ Highiron ,the book's from Little Engine when it was in California, he may be able to help you. I know that he sold Little Engines to a new owner this year,you may want to try him too,good luck with your search.
by squandt
Thu Jul 04, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: LE 1” Scale Drivers ****SOLD****
Replies: 3
Views: 1154

Re: LE 1” Scale Drivers

hello,I sent the fellow who had the Little Engines ( befor he sold it to a new owner ) several books for the Little Engine pumps ,from when it was in California. You could go to the website and see if you could get a copy from the new owner,or from the fellow I sent the books to. The owners name was...
by squandt
Fri May 10, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Darkening / "bluing" brass?
Replies: 11
Views: 2602

Re: Darkening / "bluing" brass?

If you can not find it near you try Brownells.com this is the largest supplyer gunsmith supply,they have all kinds of stuff to color metal.
by squandt
Tue Apr 02, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Big machine tools that will blow your brains out
Replies: 7
Views: 2156

Re: Big machine tools that will blow your brains out

you should see the size of the tools used to make the gun that went on Battle ships, steam powdered hammers to forge gun tubes, the mills to make the breech, the shaper to make the mount, the lath was so long a man rode the tool holder to watch the cut. Town I grew up in had a company called YUBA in...
by squandt
Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: small amounts of o-rings s/s balls etc
Replies: 9
Views: 2056

small amounts of o-rings s/s balls etc

Hello all,I am looking for a suppler that sells small amounts of supplies O-rings, s/s balls etc. I know that I can get stuff from McMaster Carr,I do not need 100 or more, I have looked on line for small sellers in hardware(o-rings etc) no luck. Any help would be great.