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by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB: MCC "caboose" trucks
Replies: 0
Views: 60

WTB: MCC "caboose" trucks

I am looking for a set of Mountain Car Company (MCC) caboose trucks. I talked to MCC and they confirmed that those style of trucks aren't made anymore. I would prefer that they be set up for 7.25" gauge, but I don't know if they were sold with interchangable axles. As long as the truck isn't welded ...
by Benjamin Maggi
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: USATC S-160 Consolidation
Replies: 37
Views: 19406

Re: USATC S-160 Consolidation

That is pretty neat!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Live Steam magazine April 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 154

WTB: Live Steam magazine April 2019

I am looking to purchase a copy of the March-April 2019 Live Steam magazine. It had an article on the Finger Lakes Live Steamers. I ordered the back issue from Village Press a week ago but their confirmation email says to expect 6-8 weeks for shipping. I would like the article before the FLLS annive...
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: NEW 5' Ride Astride Kits
Replies: 3
Views: 653

Re: NEW 5' Ride Astride Kits

PSA, Found out through a customer that when using Tom Bee trucks, an additional shim will be require to prevent the wheels from rubbing on the bottom of the car. No additional modification will be required to the car to make Tom Bee trucks work. The cutout for the frame is 2" wide by 1½" tall and a...
by Benjamin Maggi
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Moe Locomotive Works - 2-6-2 engine
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Moe Locomotive Works - 2-6-2 engine

I was going through an old issue of LS&OR and saw an advertisement from Moe Locomotive Works for a Maine style 2-foot gauge prototype engine, a large 2-6-2. Moe was going to offer it as well as a western-US based steam locomotive like a GS-4 or something. It also said each year he was going to intro...
by Benjamin Maggi
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: LALS 8mm movie from the mid 60's
Replies: 21
Views: 3489

Re: LALS 8mm movie from the mid 60's

I was wondering the same thing Fender!
by Benjamin Maggi
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues
Replies: 17
Views: 2036

Re: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues

Perfect. Copied here in case that website disappears:

1984 - May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
1985 thru 1999 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2000 - Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jul, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
2001 - Feb, Mar/Apr
2002 - Jan/Feb, Mar/Apr, May/Jun
by Benjamin Maggi
Wed Jun 05, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues
Replies: 17
Views: 2036

Re: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues

Thank you all for the information!
by Benjamin Maggi
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues
Replies: 17
Views: 2036

Modeltec magazine - full listing of issues

Does anyone have a complete list of issues of the magazine? I have some but not all, and have heard that in the last year or so it got hit or miss when issues came out. Thanks.
by Benjamin Maggi
Tue May 28, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Open Source GE 44 ton 1.6" Diesel locomotive
Replies: 8
Views: 4461

Re: Open Source GE 44 ton 1.6" Diesel locomotive

The September 1978 Model Railroader also has GE 44-tonner drawings, as do several issues (#51, 52) of Extra 2200 South magazine.