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by BobbyT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 5:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: IBLS Wheels Standards Chart
Replies: 69
Views: 9768

Ah America, the land of freedom. You have the right to build your equipment to be compatible with everyone elses, it doesn't matter if it is a "ratified" standard or just an "accepted" one, or you have the freedom to build your equipment and home track to whatever standard makes you happy. BTW, even...
by BobbyT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Greg, when are you going to convince SWMBO that a trip to the deep south is needed, say around the last week of February? Tell her its for medicinal reasons. ;p
by BobbyT
Thu Feb 05, 2009 7:17 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Florida Winter Meets
Replies: 18
Views: 3077

I may be wrong, but I believe he makes some nice crossing signals.
by BobbyT
Wed Feb 04, 2009 1:34 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: detailed Hudson
Replies: 28
Views: 6327

alanstepney wrote:For some reason, super-detail doesnt seem to be popular in the US,.
Would you call this one detailed?
by BobbyT
Wed Feb 04, 2009 11:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Florida Winter Meets
Replies: 18
Views: 3077

Matt, Manatee does have a 4 3/4" track around Larry Smiths house, though I don't know the length.
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Carl! Thank you for the warm greeting. I will tell Pete. I do believe he still holds a warm spot in his heart for that locomotive. I know he is happy it is in the hands of someone that loves it as much as he.
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

sorry, yes 7.5"
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Introduction
Replies: 6
Views: 1148

Introduction

Hello, My name is Bobby, I have been a large scale modeler for over 10 years. I just bought my first used mill (Index 55) and I am just learning how to make chips. I have a LE 0-6-0 that is propane fired. I have the beginnings of a LE Pacific on the bench in the shop. I really never expected to own ...
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 1:17 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Recent Forum Member
Replies: 10
Views: 1797

Re: Recent Forum Member

Mike Green wrote:Any suggestions on how to lift a one ton cylinder head cover.
Mike
yeah, carefully! :wink:
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Florida Winter Meets
Replies: 18
Views: 3077

John, I got an e-mail from Capt. Boots and he confirmed that they were "gearing up" for the meet. So it looks like Big Boots will be active as well.
Bobby
by BobbyT
Tue Feb 03, 2009 9:19 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: 14:1 Abell
Replies: 8
Views: 1563

Nice workmanship. I love those spokes.