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by PeterCraymer
Thu Oct 30, 2003 7:04 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Favorite Locomotive
Replies: 23
Views: 4862

Re: Favorite Locomotive

Thanks, I took that one after they turned the train and were pointed north around 4:30-5pm. My dad rode behind it (lucky devil) and we drove up to meet them and get some last shots. That whistle gives me the heebbie-jeebies. Can't seem to get enough!! Let me know when you start to build that J. I al...
by PeterCraymer
Wed Oct 29, 2003 7:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Favorite Locomotive
Replies: 23
Views: 4862

Re: Favorite Locomotive

Lets try to put the picture on this time
Duh!
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 24, 2003 9:43 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 4-6-0 drawing wanted
Replies: 14
Views: 1808

Re: 4-6-0 drawing wanted

You know what they say, easy on the eyes- hard on the heart!!! Glad to be of assistance. Wish I had more time to work on it. Wife is still demanding of my time!!! Maybe one day she will either like trains more or lose interest in me!! LOL [img]/ubb/images/graemlins/shocked.gif"%20alt="[/img] Peter
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 24, 2003 9:40 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Favorite Locomotive
Replies: 23
Views: 4862

Re: Favorite Locomotive

I agree 100% that the N&W J has got to be my all time favorite. I like all steam foreign and domestic, but I have family that lives in Roanoke and saw the J in the old VMT by the river, Saw her run at least a few times here in Ga. and have again seen her in the new VMT downtown. She had a career in ...
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 17, 2003 1:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sched 40 pipe
Replies: 42
Views: 4431

Re: Sched 40 pipe/type k copper

McMaster Carr sells type K copper pipe.
www.McMaster.com
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 17, 2003 11:58 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sched 40 pipe
Replies: 42
Views: 4431

Re: Sched 40 pipe

Bill, I planned and still plan to do so also as I have read things on using welded pipe before with no problems. I feel that at the pressures we run at it should not be an issue with proper construction, operation and 2 safeties. What are you using for tube sheets and inside and outside firebox shee...
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 17, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sched 40 pipe
Replies: 42
Views: 4431

Re: Sched 40 pipe

Bill, Marty, Jesse, anyone wish to comment?? Bill's pic clearly shows a seam, so he and I may be in the same boat and should know before going any further. [img]/ubb/images/graemlins/tongue.gif"%20alt="[/img]
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:47 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sched 40 pipe
Replies: 42
Views: 4431

Re: Sched 40 pipe

I think it was also Bob Reedy in Live Steam magazine who published a table on his mogul regarding tensile and pressure on butt,lap and seamless pipe and if memory serves either welded variety was good to well over 1200psi. maybe?
by PeterCraymer
Fri Oct 17, 2003 9:40 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Sched 40 pipe
Replies: 42
Views: 4431

Re: Sched 40 pipe

When laying out a boiler using sch40 where does one need to locate the seam? Does it matter? [img]/ubb/images/graemlins/confused.gif"%20alt="[/img]
by PeterCraymer
Thu Oct 02, 2003 7:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Thanks to the people at Mid South!!
Replies: 3
Views: 611

Thanks to the people at Mid South!!

To all at Mid South Last weekend, Thanks for putting on a great weekend. My boys and I drove 5hrs to spend 7hrs and drive back 5hrs and had a blast. A special thanks to Alan & Tim who took us behind their double-header so we could ride behind STEAM. I also want to thank Bill Conner (anyone have a wa...