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- Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:09 am
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: ALLEN MODELS New Leave Springs.
- Replies: 8
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I got away from punching holes in blue clock spring steel a long time ago, its to hard on the punches..and you break a lot of them.....put mine in the mill, in a vise, and drill with carbide drills.....its just as quick, and I go thru minimal amount of drills
with spring garden work right around the corner, was talking with a friend about gardens, and I had forgotten....years ago in are community, many people had gardens, planted near the railroad tracks, it was kind of a gentleman's agreement, that one row of crops was left for the railroad caboose crew...
- Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:51 pm
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Stainless steel boiler/exchanger?
- Replies: 100
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I would recommend against it.....I know a couple people who even have these outdoor wood burning boilers for house heat...that were built out of stainless...even though, these are open systems and don't build pressure,after a few years, they are having trouble with cracks in the welds due to chlorin...
I don't see how you guys are getting by mixing that anthracire with soft coal?...when the anthracite burns out, it leaves a large hard rock , and very little ash, that plugs my grates all up
yeah...i know what your saying....I've been building engines for 40 years now ( gee, has it been that long?????)... seems like good coal just keeps getting harder to find, ...seems, like I have never heard as many names for good quality coal as I have recently. guess from now on I need to be specifi...
made a two hour drive to my supplier for some coal for my new engine, got home only to find that g ave me 500 pounds of that awful hard anthracite, that's only good for stove heating. from now on I need to specifically ask for soft coal, as I don't think many people anymore know about hard and soft ...