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by Joe Tanski
Sun May 24, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan
Replies: 53
Views: 12312

Re: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan

I have a 4 1/8" diax13 1/8 copper new tube & a tube 4 1/8x2 1/4" for smoke box also formed front tube sheet
For sale
Tanski Model Engineering
by Joe Tanski
Sat May 23, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trucks
Replies: 9
Views: 1701

Re: Trucks

attached photos of trucks
by Joe Tanski
Sat May 23, 2020 6:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Trucks
Replies: 9
Views: 1701

Re: Trucks

I have a set of old east coast locomotive 6 wheel commonworth trucks,heavy cast iron cored side frames,currently 7 1/4 machined wheels ball bearings on 1" dia axles , Aluminum journals,no equilazation or correct leaf springs,never really finished ,they have never been on a track .they have correct b...
by Joe Tanski
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan
Replies: 53
Views: 12312

Re: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan

Yes it does, but it run's a lot better with the larger Boiler,more steam capacity
Joe
by Joe Tanski
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:53 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan
Replies: 53
Views: 12312

Re: First steam locomotive build-3/4" scale Raritan

The Book now has all the drawings for both size boilers and all the dimension changes to the cab and chassis and smoke box
To make the larger boiler fit perfect .
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by Joe Tanski
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:33 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Ditch lights
Replies: 3
Views: 1809

Ditch lights

Have a friend who wants to add Ditch lights to his loco,anyone making kits like the old Flashers are us ones,
Any good sources or designs
Thanks
Joe
by Joe Tanski
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 6
Views: 2647

Re: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

Book sells for $34.00 &$8.00 shipping
Joe
by Joe Tanski
Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:01 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 6
Views: 2647

Re: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

here's the chassis Photo built by myself about 6 months
by Joe Tanski
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 6
Views: 2647

Re: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

Thanks John ,
I am now building my second one,chassis now complete,starting on boiler
Joe
by Joe Tanski
Mon Nov 18, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit
Replies: 6
Views: 2647

Holiday Special 3/4 scale Raritan casting kit

Once again we are offering our 3/4" scale Live Steam Raritan 2-4-0 casting kit and Construction Book Special. Sorry to say we only have One kit in stock right now (due pending foundry delayed order) Only $560.00 with free shipping USA .These are high quality cast iron & Bronze Castings for building ...
by Joe Tanski
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Pump o-rings
Replies: 14
Views: 3713

Re: Pump o-rings

on all my engine's with axle pumps I use Viton O-rings, I machine the slot so that i have .003 compresion on the o ring, and a slot width of 150% of the O-ring width .So if you are using a 1/8" wide o-ring I make the slot 3/16" wide . use only 1 o-ring,as two one will run dry and fail , and fill the...
by Joe Tanski
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Power reverser for small scale loco
Replies: 5
Views: 3019

Re: Power reverser for small scale loco

I have one built for my new B&O 3/4 scale P7 (Friends Models sells the castings)nice to hang on the side of the engine for looks ,have tested mine on air design works fine , but I Will not have it run the valve gear,valve gear is hooked up direct to reverser screw in cab by rod that also moves rever...