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by rwmorris
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Live steam Mt Gretna Project
Replies: 12
Views: 3626

Re: Live steam Mt Gretna Project

Erection Print:
by rwmorris
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Live steam Mt Gretna Project
Replies: 12
Views: 3626

Re: Live steam Mt Gretna Project

FYI, I have a complete set of Jean's drawings and Castings on the way from the UK shortly. I'd possibly sell them so if you're interested please let me know. I can't believe I found them but I did! The frames, drivers, pilot wheels, cylinders, and stack base are all included. email me if you like: r...
by rwmorris
Sun May 17, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Hey Chris,

It's just 1/2"x1/2"x1/8" hot roll angle. Pretty cheap and super easy to bend by hand to the radius curves I have. @25ft rad to make it thru that little double bend.

Cheers,

RM
by rwmorris
Wed May 06, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Good stuff! Nothing like having time in the shop to get things done...
by rwmorris
Wed May 06, 2020 2:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Angus gets a little sunshine....
by rwmorris
Wed May 06, 2020 2:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Rails are going down!
by rwmorris
Sun May 03, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Ties are all set thru the curve. Time to lay the track.
by rwmorris
Sun May 03, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

The engine service area has fresh decking and a water supply established. The rail has been delivered and I have about 1/3 the total amount of ties ready to go.

-RM
by rwmorris
Wed Apr 29, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

I soaked the ties in this magic wood preservative and started fastening them in place with stainless screws. Fun fun! Hopefully I can start laying rail by next week.

-RM
by rwmorris
Sat Apr 25, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Framework is complete. Now we need 90+ more ties and some angle iron for rails. Should be a hoot!

-RM
by rwmorris
Fri Apr 24, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Bill Shields wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:06 pm
perhaps a drag cable..??
YES!!!! LOL....
by rwmorris
Fri Apr 24, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Covid Creations
Replies: 49
Views: 8471

Re: Covid Creations

Bill Shields wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 2:35 pm
spring loaded bumpers on the ends?
I'll come up with something besides crashing thru the fence....