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by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

One of the reasons why things in the shop move slowly not being able to measure certain distances but only with a tape measure is about as close as you can get! Now I have found a pair of Vernier calipers made in Germany four 75 bucks !! I think 7 ft long reason you asked why I need them that long i...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

Very shortly will be able to start welding these four pieces together to form the frame sides, then we'll start building the ends with a coupler pockets in it, then start laying out for hydraulic motor Mount between the axles, and
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

Back part of angle iron Notch out is where the cab is going to be, the clamped on angle iron is where the Eaton 11 hydrostatic pump well be mounted
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Are there any paint experts among us?
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Are there any paint experts among us?

Dupont automotive finishes turned into axalta paint I don't know if we can cross-reference it or not I will check with one of the paint guys
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Are there any paint experts among us?
Replies: 4
Views: 953

Re: Are there any paint experts among us?

I'm curious are you asking what the numbers are about behind the color ? start with the first color lowest number and work your way up on a scale by weight that is the way we mix paint at the body shop I work at let, me know if this helps?
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

Finish last cut at 3.125 also two frame separators finished soon will be
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Finish cut
welded together
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

Started working on cutting the bottom of the frames to 2.750 the top part of the frame will be 3.125
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:12 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: Building the Bellevue and Cascade Railroad Ox in 2 1/2 scale
Replies: 10
Views: 4447

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

Starting on doing blueprints don't know if I should do in AutoCAD? for this engine just out of curiosity if anybody would be interested in building this locomotive !I May build a few frames to sell if anybody shows interest, also having trouble figuring out how to post correct size pictures I've pos...
by ERIE S-1 BERKSHIRES
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Around the country
Replies: 18
Views: 2658

Re: Around the country

There's quite a few tracks in Ohio, northeast Ohio live steamers, Mill Creek Central, Pittsburgh Akron and Western Railroad, Lakeshore live steamers, a group up near Sandusky Ohio I can't remember their name right off hand and probably a few of them I have forgotten Cincinnati Cinder sniffers then y...
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: 10
Views: 4447

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: 1551

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