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by Fairport
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING
Replies: 5
Views: 2208

Re: GETTING BACK TO PATTERN MAKING

Hi Dave: Will the journals and pedestals be available separately ?
Thanks Alan Francis
by Fairport
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 2017 Little Engines open house
Replies: 4
Views: 1918

Re: 2017 Little Engines open house

Some photos of Mike's open house at Little Engines. Lots of visitors, Good Humor ice cream and pizza. A good time had by all.
Alan Francis
by Fairport
Wed Jul 06, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Soldering flue tubes
Replies: 24
Views: 4908

Re: Soldering flue tubes

Don : Your real problem is still the holes are too big. .020 is too much to expand into. Too much clearance, too far to expand and get a tight seal. Yes the rough surface will help but you are removing more steel and making the hole larger.
Your neighbor, Alan
by Fairport
Wed Jun 15, 2016 11:52 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PRR 2D-T4 Dolphin Style Tender Trucks
Replies: 3
Views: 1641

Re: PRR 2D-T4 Dolphin Style Tender Trucks

Hi Mark: Have you checked all the Cyclopedia's? If not I can go thru our complete collection.
Alan Francis
by Fairport
Thu Jan 14, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What did you get for Christmas?
Replies: 20
Views: 3493

Re: What did you get for Christmas?

Hi Mike: Good choice on your mill, it looks like it's painted Kodak green, as we had several at Hawkeye.
Alan Francis
by Fairport
Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Does Anyone Recognize This Cylinder Design?
Replies: 19
Views: 3582

Re: Does Anyone Recognize This Cylinder Design?

Carrdo: I was a neighbor of Henry Hospers when he lived in Fairport NY ( in the 1950's )and went to visit him with my father, and although young at the time I observed the many models and the patterns he had at his house. Latter when we formed the Finger Lakes Live Steamers Inc. He was one of our or...
by Fairport
Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:11 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.5" scale Bronze couplers
Replies: 2
Views: 1165

Re: 1.5" scale Bronze couplers

Sold PM sent.
Alan Francis ( Fairport )
by Fairport
Wed May 20, 2015 10:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Finger Lakes Live Steamers
Replies: 2
Views: 1347

Re: Finger Lakes Live Steamers

Hi David: There will be people out there on Friday, but things get rolling on Saturday about 9:00 am till well after dark. Club provided dinner is at 5:00 pm, plan on staying.
Alan Francis
by Fairport
Fri Apr 17, 2015 10:21 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Little Engines 2015 Open House
Replies: 17
Views: 4029

Re: Little Engines 2015 Open House

If you missed going to Mike's open house at Little Engines, you didn't get to brose thru the warehouse of parts and castings and of the array of detail parts he has available, but you missed the highlights of the open house. Mike had his recently restored band organ playing on Saturday morning, his ...
by Fairport
Fri Apr 17, 2015 9:33 am
Forum: Site Software Questions and Answers
Topic: Thinking of posting pictures?
Replies: 61
Views: 259451

Re: Thinking of posting pictures?

This is a test for posting pictures.
Thanks Alan
by Fairport
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:19 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Allen Models @ Cabin Fever, NAMES, and Hesston
Replies: 5
Views: 1866

Re: Allen Models @ Cabin Fever, NAMES, and Hesston

Thanks Mike, I got them from a friend.
Alan Francis
by Fairport
Wed Mar 05, 2014 12:47 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Switch stand kits
Replies: 3
Views: 1266

Re: Switch stand kits

The switch stands were produced by Francis Industries, me, but the pattern was made by Nelson Gray.
Alan Francis