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by Andypullen
Mon Oct 27, 2014 10:02 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: whistles
Replies: 25
Views: 5794

Re: whistles

Hudson Honey wrote:that was my thinking Dick
Pam,

You could chemically blacken the whistle. I can't recall the name of the stuff in hobby shops...Hobby Black?

Birchwood Casey also makes some dyes for metals...you being a gun owner should be familiar with them.

Andy
by Andypullen
Thu Oct 16, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: expansion link materials
Replies: 41
Views: 5906

Re: expansion link materials

Thank you Jim!

I have some wheels to run in the Reed and then Mikado cylinders will be going in there for boring.

Andy
by Andypullen
Wed Oct 15, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: expansion link materials
Replies: 41
Views: 5906

Re: expansion link materials

Andy, sure. The bigger the order the better! Harry, if you want to add to the order, that is fine. What they don't like, is when I walk in with one tiny piece. :D Also, I have to know what material it is and what you would like to have done. Such as "stress relieving" or "oil hardening" stuff like ...
by Andypullen
Wed Oct 15, 2014 6:26 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: expansion link materials
Replies: 41
Views: 5906

Re: expansion link materials

rrnut-2 wrote:Harry, if these are for the Mikado's, one of my customers is a heat treating company. Send them over and I'll get them heat treated when you have them done.

Jim B
Hey Jim,

Could I add a couple of pairs of A-2 links when Harry sends his?

Thanks!

Andy
by Andypullen
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: my project
Replies: 960
Views: 193423

Re: my project

Hudson Honey wrote:I saw a photo of them....looked really good.....still waiting for them to be shipped to me.

Pamela
I saw your pattern for the frame, Pam....looked better in person than in the pics!

Andy
by Andypullen
Mon Oct 13, 2014 9:14 pm
Forum: Live Steam Marketplace
Topic: WANTED Blueprints for Mercer 0-4-0 camel Back
Replies: 23
Views: 8841

Re: WANTED Boiler for Mercer 0-4-0 camel Back

Painter590 wrote:Thank you to every one. I found a set of blue prints for this mercer 0-4-0. :mrgreen:
But the prints are for a copper boiler. I have those same prints.

Go with the Ridge boiler. You will be happy with it.

Andy Pullen
by Andypullen
Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: expansion link materials
Replies: 41
Views: 5906

Re: expansion link materials

I have made them from 4142PH and A-2. 4142PH is about 35 on the Rockwell C scale. It is tough and abrasion resistant. Not too bad to machine, though. But, if you want to harden it farther, it needs to be annealed first.....ask me how I know that.... A-2 is nice stuff. Decent to machine and it is qui...
by Andypullen
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:32 pm
Forum: Build Log
Topic: My N&W class A 1239 (gauge 5", 1 in 10 scale)
Replies: 185
Views: 110320

Re: A with Timken running gear

Those flexible steam pipes are truly art!

Andy Pullen
by Andypullen
Thu Oct 02, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PRR K-4 Milestone
Replies: 6
Views: 1445

Re: PRR K-4 Milestone

Looks good Dan!

Andy Pullen
by Andypullen
Thu Oct 02, 2014 6:18 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Lackawanna Hudson
Replies: 304
Views: 66042

Re: Lackawanna Hudson

I am very happy for you, Mike!

She is almost too pretty to run. Can't wait to see her in person.

Andy Pullen
by Andypullen
Sat Sep 13, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: De Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: De Veluwsche Stoomtrein Maatschappij

Great video Chris! I finally got some time to watch it.

Thank you for sharing it!

Andy
by Andypullen
Fri Aug 29, 2014 10:30 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: A champion is born.
Replies: 407
Views: 115417

Re: A champion is born.

That is awesome!

Andy