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by steamingon
Wed Mar 09, 2022 10:00 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: 2-4-4-2 Frame drawings needed
Replies: 2
Views: 1102

Re: 2-4-4-2 Frame drawings needed

Hello, You can buy this blueprint on Ebay Deep River #7 "Skookum" Locomotive Blueprint Reprint Poster. 36" x 24" https://www.ebay.com/itm/153829569972?_trkparms=ispr%3D1&hash=item23d0f4f5b4:g:fuoAAOSwKO5b5f~c&amdata=enc%3AAQAGAAACoPYe5NmHp%252B2JMhMi7yxGiTJkPrKr5t53CooMSQt2orsStEKTPzZMfQmny3knR97t0N...
by steamingon
Tue Feb 08, 2022 11:13 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 7" pipe, 9" pipe, 11" pipe and
Replies: 5
Views: 1832

7" pipe, 9" pipe, 11" pipe and

other sizes can be purchased from tiogapipe.com/assets/files/tioga-pipe-chart.pdf amerpipe.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/APP-chart-v8-web-1-scaled.jpg Posting for everyones knowledge. There are not to many companies that sell odd sizes. I obtained a length of 7" OD .301 wall SA106B that came from T...
by steamingon
Sun Dec 19, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: Diesel horns
Replies: 11
Views: 3545

Re: Diesel horns

You do not have tp have a Facebook account to see those horns.
Look here; http://twproductionsvideos.com/horns.shtml
A sound clip of K3LA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJGKqfXSobE
by steamingon
Sat Oct 30, 2021 2:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Flange bearings instead of axle boxes
Replies: 6
Views: 2221

Re: Flange bearings instead of axle boxes

Some large scale locos use Take-up bearings. They machine the bolt hole side flat and use this area for spring seating. The grooves in the side slide in plates bolted to the inside of the frame. Search take up bearing.
by steamingon
Mon May 17, 2021 12:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Two cylinder beam engine drawings
Replies: 2
Views: 4220

Re: Two cylinder beam engine drawings

Hello, your request for drawings would be more appropriate at these forums.

www.homemodelenginemachinist.com
www.officeofsteamforum.com
www.modelenginemaker.com

I believe those castings were sold in the 80's and may have advertised in LS
by steamingon
Fri Apr 30, 2021 6:26 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Stationary Steam Engine Castings Free/Shipping ****GONE****
Replies: 13
Views: 7711

Re: Stationary Steam Engine Castings Free/Shipping

Hello, these castings are for a two cylinder double beam engine. This is a large engine. There is one at the Tuckahoe Steam and Gas Association steam building. They do not have a photo of it on their web pages. Harold is correct that the base is missing. It is at least 16" wide and about 24" deep. I...
by steamingon
Tue Mar 16, 2021 2:46 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Building a small loop around the house?
Replies: 21
Views: 15077

Re: Building a small loop around the house?

Hello, RMI website gives the minimum radius for the Forney as 40' but 60' is recommended. Look here;

https://www.rmirailworks.com/Stuart.asp#.YFBhlNqSm1s
by steamingon
Mon Mar 15, 2021 6:02 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Building a small loop around the house?
Replies: 21
Views: 15077

Re: Building a small loop around the house?

Hello, Came across these videos, should interest someone planning a small loop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zQCIAEQ3kY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jW8Uib5m5iw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zQCIAEQ3kY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFR4FAzfWsY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53OaLDdDA80
by steamingon
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Casting & Foundry Work
Topic: Casting sand
Replies: 12
Views: 12644

Re: Casting sand

by steamingon
Wed Feb 10, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Connor 4+4 Beam Engine
Replies: 13
Views: 6573

Re: Connor 4+4 Beam Engine

Are the drawings still available for either loco ? If so from who..