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- Wed May 13, 2020 4:34 pm
- Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
- Topic: Where can I find 1/8 tee barbed for air brake line?.
- Replies: 6
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Clippard fittings had them
Just seen a video on youtube of lew soibelmans santafe 2-10-4....and found a brief story on it in the sept/oct 2008 issue of live steam......wish the issue had more info, like what kind of radius it can take...does it have blind drivers ?....theres only one track in my area that could possibly handl...
Finished my latest old riveted tankcar. Was a lot of work rolling sheet metal, and pounding rivets. Gonna save myself a lot of work on the next one. I have a piece of 10inch pvc pipe..schedule 40 I think,??....does anyone know where to get pvc flanged and dished ends, that could be glued onto.the pi...
I pour 20 pounds of water softener salt into a five gallon bucket, fill.it with water, and let it set a few days...stir it occasionally...dissolve all the salt you can....also, add a small bottle of dish detergent as a surfacctant.....then put it in a hand pump sprayer...and soak"em down.....it's ch...
- Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:10 pm
- Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
- Topic: 1.5 / 1.6 pump castings and drawing set **** SOLD OUT ****
- Replies: 2
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Wow, ive built several of these out of bar stock with moodies drawings....didnt know there were castings available for the head...that would save a lot of time
Looking for a new locomotive project in the shop?...ive kinda become interested in the jersey central 4_6_0 camelbacks...the more research I do, the more fascinating they become..lol.....was wondering if anyone out there might know of a preservation society, with drawings and information on them ?
I also used 4140 prehard....it has a rockwell around 35 to 38 I believe...which is still plenty soft to be machined.....but has better wearing characteristics than just plain 1018 c.r.s.
Building one of pacific design shops wooden reefers...its a great kit !!!....I have a couple good reefer car books, with a lot of pictures for reference......just curious, trying to come up.with the reason why they most all had a black area painted on the siding just below the side loading doors ??
Sounds like your valve gear is set up correctly. Thats exactly whats supposed to happen,,when the link block is centered in the link, and the johnson bar is in nuetral...your valve should be centered over the ports, and the valve stem will impart no motion to the valve