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by DRS_RR
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Kick-Switches
Replies: 10
Views: 2975

Re: Kick-Switches

sounds good Chuck, look forward to what you come up with.

Dave
by DRS_RR
Sun Jun 23, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Kick-Switches
Replies: 10
Views: 2975

Re: Kick-Switches

one of our local guys recently did one, but he wanted it to automatically switch the opposite direction when the train went through it as he wanted it to change directions around the loop every other trip by adjusting the spring tension and such... here is what he had to say..."I put in the kick swi...
by DRS_RR
Tue May 15, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Prairie 2-6-2 in Tulsa
Replies: 8
Views: 2855

Re: Prairie 2-6-2 in Tulsa

On the corner of Tulsa’s fairgrounds sits an old Baldwin steam locomotive. The Dierks Forest #207. It was built in 1917 and was used by a lumber company, Dierks Forest, for hauling lumber in southeast Oklahoma and southwest Arkansas and was moved to Tulsa’s fairgrounds in 1963. perfect sized loco fo...
by DRS_RR
Mon Mar 12, 2018 12:37 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 6ft 3" scale Gondola with side doors
Replies: 14
Views: 6584

Re: 6ft 3" scale Gondola with side doors

Mike,
I always enjoy your build articles...very inspirational, and always great ideas.

I hope this is the year I get to build a car or two.

Thanks again for sharing your work with the rest of us.

Dave
by DRS_RR
Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Mike's Rail Cars SuperRoo
Replies: 3
Views: 2557

Re: Mike's Rail Cars SuperRoo

I worked with Mike last year, I picked up a critter chassis from a friend from Houston Area live Steamers where they had a class and several where built, but I needed a body. My chassis was close in size to Mikes but not exactly the same size so he made the adjustments to fit mine so I had him build...
by DRS_RR
Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: SP NG Diesel #1 (GE 50T) - Triennial or Bust
Replies: 229
Views: 43421

Re: SP NG Diesel #1 (GE 50T) - Triennial or Bust

senorgilamonster log in and check your messages, I sent you some stuff
by DRS_RR
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:11 pm
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Your RR grading methods??
Replies: 50
Views: 22118

Re: Your RR grading methods??

Bruce, glad to hear I'm not the only one that has to spray roundup often...here I thought I was doing something wrong.

On something completely unrelated, you use to have a web page for your railroad...do you have that up anymore?

thanks,
Dave
by DRS_RR
Sat Sep 03, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: New guy with questions
Replies: 13
Views: 2815

Re: New guy with questions

Glad it didn't get scrapped, Glad you have given it a temporary home.

Somebody spent a lot of time building it, I think they are a neat loco.

Dave
by DRS_RR
Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:19 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: 1.5 inch scale bobber caboose build
Replies: 40
Views: 15311

Re: 1.5 inch scale bobber caboose build

I see some drawings in the one photo...did you do the drawings for this caboose or are they part of a kit or from a book? Looking really good...I need to scribe some wood for some projects and I'm amazed how good yours look, especially for free handing them...might be worth the $28 and give it a sho...
by DRS_RR
Thu Jan 14, 2016 8:17 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Looking for Steve Tune / Tune Trains
Replies: 7
Views: 3250

Re: Looking for Steve Tune / Tune Trains

saw on facebook some post with a new email address: steveyune@yahoo.com
by DRS_RR
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Stainless Steel Track Screws
Replies: 19
Views: 2987

Re: Stainless Steel Track Screws

I appreciate the information and feedback, good stuff.

Dave
by DRS_RR
Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:12 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Stainless Steel Track Screws
Replies: 19
Views: 2987

Re: Stainless Steel Track Screws

I've been using this company for fasteners.... http://www.fmwfasteners.com/ I've had some good service from them so far on things I've ordered from them... These fasteners...they aren't Stainless Steel, but seem ok for what I've done so far on my little track I'm working on. 2139003 10 x 1 Slotted H...