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by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat Jul 06, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 3
Views: 1562

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Just to let you know I had a few projects pop in the way of this I should be back to this very shortly
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Mon Jul 01, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: rrsc mikado leading truck problem?
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: rrsc mikado leading truck problem?

Me and a friend redesigned the swing link for more movement how tight is the Curve where you trying to go around foot radius is that is the radius of the curve may be too tight
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat May 25, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Vise Identification
Replies: 18
Views: 3461

Re: Vise Identification

As for the rim around the table it's a half moon between the outer T slots and tableside linking tank in the base of the column the coolant tank only seen it on Bridgeport Tracer Mills and special order Bridgeport's with coolant
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat May 25, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Vise Identification
Replies: 18
Views: 3461

Re: Vise Identification

As soon as I can figure out how to post a picture I will show one of my three vices and they're dead on except they have Bridgeport cast on it, what he is talking about is a raised lip on the base the coolant will flow towards the bolt openings and then onto the table all bridgeport's vices have tha...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Fri May 24, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Vise Identification
Replies: 18
Views: 3461

Re: Vise Identification

Bill Shields is correct that is a Bridgeport I have three of them,
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 3
Views: 1562

Re: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

Well Glenn ,the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad was a 3 foot Narrow Gauge in Iowa with 36 miles of track! The ox was there last working locomotive, by the way the locomotive started life at SJ Groves Construction Company in New York state with five other siblings building a dam, then to the B&C RR, af...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat Apr 06, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 3
Views: 1562

Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale

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Plymouth HL 20 ton Bellevue and Cascade Railroad
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this is been almost 30 years in the making
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Grand Scale Railroading
Topic: 12" working railroad
Replies: 509
Views: 82957

Re: 12" working railroad

It's really starting to look good!! always thought about building one in 15 inch gauge
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat Mar 16, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Bridgeport as a drill press
Replies: 20
Views: 2895

Re: Bridgeport as a drill press

No he is not hand-feeding he using the power feed only I have personally helped him do hundreds of them I was there as a witness I cringed when he did it he said it would be fine
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: Bridgeport as a drill press
Replies: 20
Views: 2895

Re: Bridgeport as a drill press

That's not necessarily true about the innards being for 3/8 holes only my friend wood regularly drills with a carbide tipped drill 3/4" cast iron buns 7/8 stainless steel bongs by the thousands and no pilot hole and still going strong
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Feb 26, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: want a milling machine
Replies: 39
Views: 7206

Re: want a milling machine

The Little Mill that you found is a similar size to a clausing mill a friend of mine had one and loved it his was the e n c o version, I think for space the round column from Harbor Freight a good choice for you, but it is possible to find single phase Bridgeport mills, I own four of them all single...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Milling Machines
Topic: want a milling machine
Replies: 39
Views: 7206

Re: want a milling machine

Harbor Freight has a round column one for the lowest price you can even get a! 20% off the price coupon, 99% of those little Mills are made from the same castings! But I found a beautiful Bridgeport 48" table power feed, digital readouts, not worn out but minus the head for $900