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- Mon Nov 10, 2003 11:13 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Crankpin Hole Correction Help
- Replies: 23
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I did this same method except the little stubby that was bolted to the mill table already had a key in it and matching slot in the axle bore so all crankpins were spaced and quartered equally and at the same time.
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...
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
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 ...
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...
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]
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?
- Thu Oct 02, 2003 7:17 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Thanks to the people at Mid South!!
- Replies: 3
- Views: 867
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...