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by Comstock-Friend
Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: So you could have made those....?
Replies: 2
Views: 2060

Re: So you could have made those....?

Barry's girl friend made jewelry out of Barry's parts. I bought some for the wife and she never complained about me baying injectors and other parts...
by Comstock-Friend
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: flat car
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

Re: flat car

Word is these were an LALS members 1/16" tanks. Here's the US Bulldog: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07C12BS91/re ... B5e9BShLHA
by Comstock-Friend
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: flat car
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

Re: flat car

Here's your tanks at the 2014-05-24 LALS Spring Meet, 1.5" scale. Looks like a load for the armor museum...
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by Comstock-Friend
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: flat car
Replies: 12
Views: 3511

Re: flat car

Andy Romer had this out at the 2009-05-23 LALS Spring Meet. It's in 3/4" scale...
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by Comstock-Friend
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Anybody recognize these parts?
Replies: 1
Views: 1186

Anybody recognize these parts?

Clearing out the garage. These probably came from a Los Angeles Live Steamers President's auction. Too cheap to not to pick up, but what are they from? Can any one identify these and what loco? Valve frame/motion plates(?), rear cylinder cover/cross head guides, rocker boxes... 20190716_122828 small...
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces
Replies: 26
Views: 6240

Re: 3/4 Yankee Shop Atlantic - in Pieces

Yeah, lousy way to sell a loco. He's used to selling Lionel where if you don't get that one, you can get another...
by Comstock-Friend
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: The Great Model Train Robbery
Replies: 3
Views: 1454

Re: The Great Model Train Robbery

Points out that locks alone won't save you. Cameras and motion detectors feeding a solid alarm system are what's needed. This took awhile and it looks like they had plenty of time to pull it off. Alarm response would have saved them.
by Comstock-Friend
Thu May 23, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Engine Cleaner (exterior)
Replies: 26
Views: 8496

Re: Engine Cleaner (exterior)

From Johnson Supply website: "DuPont Prep-Sol Cleaning Solvent 3919S - A 6.4 VOC cleaning solvent specifically designed to remove wax, grease, silicone, dirt, tar, insect remnants, road film and pinstripe adhesives from the surface." Looks like you don't want to get it top sides if you have vinyl le...
by Comstock-Friend
Thu May 09, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Rectangular cotter holes
Replies: 9
Views: 2456

Re: Rectangular cotter holes

All the locomotive journal boxes of that period that I have seen have rectangular cotter holes (V&T and on the Glenbrook).

Here is the Central Pacific built V&T #18 'Dayton'. Note the lead truck swing links bars...
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John Friend
by Comstock-Friend
Thu Feb 07, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: What Engine Is This
Replies: 21
Views: 6057

Re: What Engine Is This

Dan, the smoke box door is rectangular between the pumps...
by Comstock-Friend
Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 1.6” Scale “LEACH” Sander Fittings
Replies: 3
Views: 1856

Re: 1.6” Scale “LEACH” Sander Fittings

Here's V&T #11 'Reno' with Leach Sanders...
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John
by Comstock-Friend
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: 90-Ton Logging Mikado ****SOLD****
Replies: 36
Views: 13926

Re: 90-Ton Logging Mikado

"Can be picked up in Brentwood CA"

Is that the Brentwood in Los Angeles or the Dublin/Livermore one?