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by 8thscale
Thu May 21, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: The 1" Kozo A3 that never was (a bit of a CAD rambling)
Replies: 22
Views: 3914

Re: The 1

Ed Hume (sometimes of these forums) has written a beautiful book about building a Class 'A' climax that is geared (no pun intended) towards CNC users. I did a review of the book for Digital Machinist magazine. Mike, That was Vol 12 No. 4, winter 2017. Thanks for the reminder, will add that to my li...
by 8thscale
Fri May 08, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Coles New Corliss Engine (Not the original one)
Replies: 8
Views: 2116

Re: Coles New Corliss Engine (Not the original one)

This is a page from Coles catalog No. 26. I was told this was the 'last' catalog. This is the only Corllss I can find in the '98 and '01 price lists. I have a '03 price list from Martin? Becker? after it moved to Hollywood. This referenced that same No. 26 catalog. They were sold to Texas? next, I n...
by 8thscale
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Crossing Gates
Replies: 6
Views: 2003

Re: Crossing Gates

Based on the picture I'm guessing Nov/Dec 1997 Ken Schroeder?

Found w/ LSORR search.
http://www.livesteam.net/magazine/article-index/
Dave
by 8thscale
Mon Apr 20, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Plum Cove "Generic Electric" - wiring headlight
Replies: 6
Views: 1804

Re: Plum Cove "Generic Electric" - wiring headlight

two 12v batteries wired in parallel for 24v total Make sure you check that information again! What you stated is not true, PARALLEL gets you +12V (but more current) SERIES gets you +24V (same current). Is it a incandescent bulb or LED? LED polarity matters, bulb does not. (I have 20-yr old Cannonba...
by 8thscale
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Lathes
Topic: 5C collet chuck
Replies: 10
Views: 4125

Re: 5C collet chuck

Little Machine Shop offers great service. Owner member of local machining group. Usually has an Open House in October. D1-4? backplate purchased from Enco (who is no more). Very simple setup! Started w round collet set (came w/ lathe), then two hex and recently small square set. https://littlemachin...
by 8thscale
Thu Jan 16, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Help identify a part M-21 Mogul
Replies: 37
Views: 7827

Re: Help identify a part M-21 Mogul

Mr_Blonde, Thanks for the information! Do you have any sharable diagrams (without violating someone's copyright) of the tenders? I don't think I would be able to share the diagrams. The book and drawing are both available for purchase. If you are on the fence, I would buy the Diagram of Tenders for...
by 8thscale
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB Railroad Warehouse SS Couplers
Replies: 5
Views: 3111

Re: WTB Railroad Warehouse SS Couplers

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Live-Steam-1-1 ... Swf~9Zasv6

Brian, This is the guy that bought Bob P. stock & patterns.
I've got his cast iron units are they are great.
by 8thscale
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: nuts and bolts in scale
Replies: 33
Views: 14372

Re: nuts and bolts in scale

I'll second that! Same great service as the original owners.
I placed an order via email, paid and got my order very quickly!
by 8thscale
Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: HOW TO LOCATE J HAROLD GEISSEL
Replies: 7
Views: 2928

Re: HOW TO LOCATE J HAROLD GEISSEL

Here's a second part link. Thanks Bob

http://www.palivesteamers.org/pubs/gazette/2012_1-2.pdf
by 8thscale
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: GG-1 plans
Replies: 2
Views: 2510

Re: GG-1 plans

by 8thscale
Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Father & Sons build project: Fitchburg Northern (2.5" scale, 7.5" gauge)
Replies: 36
Views: 30574

Re: Father & Sons build project: Fitchburg Northern (2.5" scale, 7.5" gauge)

As things go, there was a slight bind in the motion. John is studying the rotation to discover the source of the bind. ... As it turned out, the rear axle quartering was off .009" Would you please share more information? What was the setup to measure the error? I've heard of making an offset key. E...
by 8thscale
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LALS Fall 2018 Meet
Replies: 3
Views: 2241

Re: LALS Fall 2018 Meet

Thank you for the confirmation!