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by tsph6500
Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:53 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Long Island's 40th
Replies: 6
Views: 2229

another photo...
by tsph6500
Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Long Island's 40th
Replies: 6
Views: 2229

Re: LILS 40th

Hey Jim; Are we going to see you at the Pennsylvania Live Steamers 60th? We are the same gauge (7.25 plus multi gauge) and speak the same language too!! <grin> :P Hi Pat, Thanks for the invitation. I'm not sure if we can make it, too many meets, not enough weekends! We are planning on being at Waus...
by tsph6500
Mon Aug 07, 2006 2:39 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Long Island's 40th
Replies: 6
Views: 2229

Long Island's 40th

The Long Island Live Steamers hosted a good meet. My daughter and I attended for our first time and had a good time. I lost count of how many times her loco was fired up.

Here are a few photos:
by tsph6500
Wed Apr 05, 2006 9:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: WTD: Info. on Yankee Shop/Friends Models 4-6-6-4 Challenger
Replies: 6
Views: 1959

Hi John,

Have you talked to Dick B.?
by tsph6500
Tue Mar 14, 2006 10:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Proud new Live Steam owner!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1728

Re: HYDRO TEST

Yes, the hand pump is capable of pressurizing the boiler to 1.5 times Max Allowable Pressure. As you are a novice I would strongly suggest you have the boilers hydro tested by your local club inspectors. If a hydro test is done incorrectly it can cause damage to the boiler or even cause your death....
by tsph6500
Tue Mar 07, 2006 1:22 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Roscoe Displacement Lubricator
Replies: 24
Views: 5004

Re: Lubricators

Use a piece of copper pipe with an o-ring sealed piston inside it. Needs end-caps that can be removed.. One end of the pipe is fed steam from somewhere, typically the turret. The other end of the pipe has a needle valve for oil with a line leading to the steam line to cylinders. Put steam in one en...
by tsph6500
Fri Feb 24, 2006 7:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: propane tanks and steamers.
Replies: 31
Views: 6778

Re: Propane car

Of course, let me ask the obvious question...when was the last time a car fell OFF the high line and ended up on the ground? Are we worrying about something unnecessarily? I've witnessed a few locomotives hit the ground off hi-lines. One was taken off when the engineer tried to look under his ridin...
by tsph6500
Tue Feb 21, 2006 4:29 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Groovy track?
Replies: 11
Views: 2515

The steel tube has rounded corners which should be kinder to the cast iron flanges than the sharp corners of bar stock. Good afternoon, As Will has mentioned, we use bar stock for rail at Montreal and we have a severe enviromnment. The summer temps hit 95F and the winter drops that to -15F. The rai...