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by Erie2936
Thu Oct 06, 2016 4:52 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Safety valve mufflers, limited supply in stock
Replies: 4
Views: 1305

Re: Safety valve mufflers, limited supply in stock

I will not be able to run during the meet since the 15th is William's 13th birthday, so he is spending the day celebrating with some classmates. I can run down in the morning and bring one to you though.
by Erie2936
Thu Oct 06, 2016 6:18 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Safety valve mufflers, limited supply in stock
Replies: 4
Views: 1305

Safety valve mufflers, limited supply in stock

When I need a part for my locomotive that is not available, I make it. I decided to produce a few safety valve mufflers earlier this year. Tested on my own locomotive, no changes to pop or reseat pressure. I have been asked several times how they work and all I can say is they do change the shrillne...
by Erie2936
Fri Sep 16, 2016 7:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Air Pump Valves
Replies: 25
Views: 3621

Re: Steam Air Pump Valves

Pete, Thank you for noticing that my 2.5” scale air compressors cost $1200. You are comparing your desire to understand the mechanics of a compressor with my desire to supply a system of precision machined 100+ bronze and stainless steel components, working together as a system that must reliably fu...
by Erie2936
Wed Jan 27, 2016 6:31 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Help with Superpower Detail Cross Compound Air Pump
Replies: 9
Views: 2447

Re: Help with Superpower Detail Cross Compound Air Pump

Hi Greg, To make a air compressor effective at achieving useful air pressure, you want to minimize the dead space or volume between the air cylinder piston and the inlet and outlet check valves. Same idea is used in race car motors, where guys will mill down a set of heads a little to decrease the s...
by Erie2936
Mon Jan 25, 2016 8:39 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Help with Superpower Detail Cross Compound Air Pump
Replies: 9
Views: 2447

Re: Help with Superpower Detail Cross Compound Air Pump

Hi ebtfan, I have built 5 of these compressors, using the SuperPower Detail casings, with the exception of the top head. I chose to make my own top head assemblies after considerable effort to make the Super Power head casting work failed. Videos of two of these compressors can be found here; https:...
by Erie2936
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:11 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Re: Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges

Last call for hinge casting sets. I will place the order this weekend.

I made a set of pins for my set from ø3/16 SS turned down to ø3/32. Here is a picture of what they look like.
by Erie2936
Fri Jan 22, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Re: Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges

Hi Steamingdon,
The wax print lines are visible since I zoomed in with my camera. In my opinion, they are far smoother than a sand casting.
Regards,
Brian
by Erie2936
Sat Jan 09, 2016 8:03 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges
Replies: 5
Views: 1916

Taking orders for 3/4" scale Okadee door hinges

I am getting ready to place an order for Okadee smoke box door hinges in 3/4" scale. A door casting set consists of (4) separate castings as shown below. Made from cast bronze, they are designed to fit a ø5.25" to ø5.5" smoke box. Pricing is $125 post paid in the US and Canada. I will place the orde...
by Erie2936
Wed Dec 30, 2015 9:28 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: First Allen 0-4-0 Completed
Replies: 10
Views: 2685

Re: First Allen 0-4-0 Completed

Looks great Marty!
by Erie2936
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:01 am
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: ø 8 3/8" diameter drivers for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 784

ø 8 3/8" diameter drivers for sale

For sale are a set of (8) spoked drivers that will finish out to ø8.25" to ø8.5". Bored for 2" crank pin throw. $240.00
Located in Ohio
PM me if interested.

Thanks,
Brian Keim
by Erie2936
Thu Oct 29, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: Okadee Cylinder Drains in stock
Replies: 7
Views: 2574

Re: Okadee Cylinder Drains in stock

All of the drains are now sold. If anyone did not get a set during this run, PM me and I will add you to the new list. I plan to make another run in December.
Thanks,
Brian Keim
by Erie2936
Mon Oct 26, 2015 7:46 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Allen 0-4-0 on the B & O - Palmyra Division
Replies: 19
Views: 2568

Re: Allen 0-4-0 on the B & O - Palmyra Division

Congratulations Marty! Looks great.