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by tomc
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Flat Car Plans
Replies: 24
Views: 5015

Re: Flat Car Plans

we build to 3.75 scale on 7.5 in. gage and have no problem with stability with big loads.

Tom C.
by tomc
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Erskine Tramway
Replies: 291
Views: 94724

Re: Erskine Tramway

wanna come East and do more track work? U do good work!

Tom C.
by tomc
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" working railroad
Replies: 564
Views: 141893

Re: 12" working railroad

We used chevy high performance valve springs on our trucks.

I believe spring rate is how many pounds compress the spring one inch.

Tom C.
by tomc
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Big Day on the SR&CL
Replies: 9
Views: 2447

Re: Big Day on the SR&CL

Here is Marty posing with #10 in the roundhouse while starting the petticoat install.

Tom C.
by tomc
Fri Mar 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Big Day on the SR&CL
Replies: 9
Views: 2447

Re: Big Day on the SR&CL

Here is a pick of #7 on our TT at Phelps.

Tom C
by tomc
Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Green velvet oil
Replies: 21
Views: 7598

Re: Green velvet oil

Hi Mike, I prefer mine in quarts!

Tom C.
by tomc
Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: CSME Double Tracking Progress
Replies: 13
Views: 5767

Re: CSME Double Tracking Progress

He didnt hold his Iphone correctly or didnt correct orientation in a photo editor. I had to learn how to take pics & vids to show on non iphone equipment.

Tom C.
by tomc
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" working railroad
Replies: 564
Views: 141893

Re: 12" working railroad

Nice. It is neat you have a burner to cut metal for you.

Tom C.
by tomc
Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allen Models shipping problems
Replies: 10
Views: 3769

Re: Allen Models shipping problems

Hope all goes well for you Steve. Glad to hear you had a great year so far. That is good news for the hobby.

Tom C.
by tomc
Sat May 26, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Erskine Tramway
Replies: 291
Views: 94724

Re: Erskine Tramway

Hi Mike, u will like the roof over ur head! Keep building!

Tom C.
by tomc
Sun Apr 29, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: First Train on the F&CC
Replies: 15
Views: 6753

Re: First Train on the F&CC

Lookin nice there Marty!

Tom C.