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by timmy wheeler
Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: First Fire
Replies: 8
Views: 1821

Re: First Fire

Marty, does it have a mechanical lubricator? Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Tue Sep 15, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: S-4 Fest
Replies: 52
Views: 18382

Re: S-4 Fest

FWIW - I to have had an excellent experience with Hartford Shops. Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Wed Sep 09, 2015 11:38 am
Forum: Build Log
Topic: New Project-Little Engines New Northern
Replies: 33
Views: 23883

Re: New Project-Little Engines New Northern

Jim, What are you using for paint? Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Thu Aug 27, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: Home Railway Journal - relaunching in 2014
Replies: 26
Views: 7780

Re: Home Railway Journal - relaunching in 2014

Matt, the one thing you did not address was the money you took for "future" magazines never delivered. Still waiting for my refund, Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Wed Aug 19, 2015 12:52 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Lubrication during assembly
Replies: 14
Views: 2153

Re: Lubrication during assembly

Thanks for the advice. Along the same lines...what should I use (WD-40 has been mentioned).... I haven't painted yet and I'd like to use lubricants that will be easy to remove so it reduces the possibility of paint contamination ( I realize a thorough cleaning is necessary before painting). Would wa...
by timmy wheeler
Sun Aug 16, 2015 12:51 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Lubrication during assembly
Replies: 14
Views: 2153

Lubrication during assembly

I'm putting my first steam locomotive together (RRSC 0-4-0) and I'm planning on running it air before assembly is complete and it runs on steam. Is it necessary to use some type of lubrication in the cylinders (iron with iron rings) and the axle driven water pump (brass pump body with rubber O ring ...
by timmy wheeler
Fri May 01, 2015 9:56 am
Forum: Riding Scale Railroading
Topic: building a 3" scale bobber caboose
Replies: 111
Views: 25816

Re: building a 3" scale bobber caboose

Mike, will the brakes be operational? Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Mon Apr 06, 2015 11:03 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Redneck boiler
Replies: 20
Views: 2349

Re: Redneck boiler

Would you use tool oil or would steam oil (without the steam) still work?
by timmy wheeler
Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Redneck boiler
Replies: 20
Views: 2349

Re: Redneck boiler

Is cylinder lubrication an issue when running on air like this? Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Tue Mar 10, 2015 11:32 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: BLS, LS or BS
Replies: 29
Views: 5739

Re: BLS, LS or BS

Steve Bratina wrote:You had your choice of Spam and eggs, Spam, Spam, Spam and eggs, toast with Spam.....ah, you get the idea. I had The pancakes though!
What, no baked beans?
by timmy wheeler
Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:13 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Printed Challenger Pilot
Replies: 14
Views: 3236

Re: Printed Challenger Pilot

Any idea how the printed pilot would compare in strength to a cast pilot? Just curious, Timmy
by timmy wheeler
Wed Feb 11, 2015 11:44 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Free download D&RGW 3" 7" arch bar truck drawings in 2.5"
Replies: 15
Views: 3181

Re: Free download D&RGW 3" 7" arch bar truck drawings in 2.5

Thanks Jeff. By any chance - are you going to be adding these to your production line? Timmy