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by Trainman4602
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Superscale Hancock check valves
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Superscale Hancock check valves

$225.00 each
by Trainman4602
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Superscale Hancock check valves
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Superscale Hancock check valves

Hancock check
by Trainman4602
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Superscale Hancock check valves
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Superscale Hancock check valves

Hi Tom you can email me at mercerloco@gmail.com also pictures on market place.
by Trainman4602
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Superscale Hancock check valves
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Superscale Hancock check valves

I'm sorry Tim it is the other guy not at my computer I'm in Georgia
by Trainman4602
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Superscale Hancock check valves
Replies: 7
Views: 471

Re: Superscale Hancock check valves

Tim I have these in stock are u looking for flanges or spanner nut?
by Trainman4602
Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

Hello modelers (who are still using obsolete technics now and then),

Sorry I do not agree that old school is obsolete.
by Trainman4602
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Cab turret piping
Replies: 1
Views: 397

Re: Cab turret piping

1/4 inch pipe is more then adequate. Generally you will not be using more then 2 accessory's at any one time.
by Trainman4602
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

This picture was posted on my Facebook page. As must know I worked for DeLaval Steam Turbine Company here in Trenton. This is picture of Dick Steinour circa 1950 the master of the chuck turret. I worked night shift with him for 10 years. Truly a master of the MANUAL chuck turret.
by Trainman4602
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

Hi Harold I made plenty of test bars. This process should be of interest to the boiler makers on here. The process takes a piece of the steel sheet that is going to be used in a citified situation,such as a boiler. We would make them with a 3/4-10 thd on each end and the center would be machined to ...
by Trainman4602
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

When I first started in the hobby and just about thee time I started offering casting and products to the live steam industry I befriended a man named Ben Nixon. He sold me the patterns for the now famous Mercer Bettendorf trucks I sold literally 1000edns of them. world wide. He showed me his method...
by Trainman4602
Wed Sep 26, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

The machine that is pictures in a Cincinnati Hydrotel It is hydraulically operated and follows a template that is on the left of the picture. I worked a DeLaval Steam Turbine. We made turbine blades 20 at a time using a similar machine. Started off with a solid block of stainless steel and milled it...
by Trainman4602
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WHO NEEDS CNC?
Replies: 60
Views: 4115

Re: WHO NEEDS CNC?

To make that exact type handle I would make it in two pieces