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by Pitchy
Sun May 21, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: So, Who's cooking what today?
Replies: 14
Views: 214

Re: So, Who's cooking what today?

Made this tripod this morning so had to try it out, making stroganoff. :D http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/bucket%202/IMG_3408_zpsku2hbup8.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/bucket%202/IMG_3409_zpsxdwh3sc9.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/bucket%...
by Pitchy
Sat May 20, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bullet hole art
Replies: 6
Views: 287

Re: Bullet hole art

I`ve made a couple, simple draw a picture on tin with a chalk pencil and shoot along the line then wipe off the drawing. :wink:

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by Pitchy
Fri May 19, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

3leggedturtle wrote:
Fri May 19, 2017 2:34 pm
On the Adams Family, when he crashes 2 model trains head on! Todd
Yepper I looked it up and watched it. 8)
by Pitchy
Fri May 19, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

3leggedturtle wrote:
Fri May 19, 2017 10:30 am
Pretty cool. My IPad just started working with videos. The train video brought bought memories. You ain't going to "Gomez Adams" a train or 2 are you? Todd
Cool, I`ve not seen that before. :lol:

MM, I`m not sure what the piston is from, could be a Harley.
by Pitchy
Fri May 19, 2017 6:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

Thanks Gents. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 18, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

Thanks buddy. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 18, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

by Pitchy
Thu May 18, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The smoking soldier
Replies: 18
Views: 461

Re: The smoking soldier

Thanks fellars :)
Yep he`s a zig zag man for sure :lol:
Joe he would make a good Castro. :lol:
Thanks OldWin I like the way he turned out 8)
by Pitchy
Wed May 17, 2017 11:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BC/ AD to BCE when did that happen?
Replies: 17
Views: 519

Re: BC/ AD to BCE when did that happen?

GunnyMack wrote:
Wed May 17, 2017 11:13 am
Other than scientific usage, I can't remember the last time I have heard BC/AD used. But since I'm a RIGHT WING GUN TOTING GOD FEARING MAN I'll continue to use BC/AD.
THE LEFT CAN GO POUND SALT!
Amen. :)
by Pitchy
Wed May 17, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Is the track it's self O or bigger scale? were you throttle by setting a valve on the loco and let go? Standard O gauge, not the O gauge that Lionel electric trains use it`s taller rails for the higher flanges on bigger loco`s. No throttle at all, only thing on top is the safety valve, the loco can...
by Pitchy
Wed May 17, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks OldWin, :)
by Pitchy
Tue May 16, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Ysabel Kid.
Replies: 12
Views: 168

Re: Happy Birthday Ysabel Kid.

Happy Birthday. :)
by Pitchy
Tue May 16, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

J Miller wrote:
Tue May 16, 2017 7:22 am
Pitchy,
That is soooo neat.

Just a curiosity, can you couple two engines together for a double header?

Joe
I thought of that but I don`t think it would work, if they had throttles maybe.
by Pitchy
Mon May 15, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

This run was earlier today, same setup as in that video.
I`m real happy :D
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvIJYoU6LqI
by Pitchy
Mon May 15, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Just had the best run ever, made 55 laps and ran for 30 minutes.
Total distance is 4,455 feet traveled.
by Pitchy
Sun May 14, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My 76 Win.
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: My 76 Win.

Very nice veeman 8)
I know how that goes MM. :)
by Pitchy
Sun May 14, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My 76 Win.
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: My 76 Win.

Thanks OldWin, I thought some might like watching the linkage in motion. :)
by Pitchy
Sun May 14, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My 76 Win.
Replies: 9
Views: 380

Re: My 76 Win.

KirkD wrote:
Sat May 13, 2017 8:22 pm
That is a beauty. I've been tempted a number of times to get a modern reproduction '76 chambered in 45-60.
Thanks Kirk they are a cool rifle. :)
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 7:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My 76 Win.
Replies: 9
Views: 380

My 76 Win.

Thought I`d bring my Chappy 76 45-60 up again. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/SDC12093.jpg http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v629/InTheWind/SDC12092-1.jpg Vid of inner linkage. http://smg.photobucket.com/user/InTheWind/media/sub%20album%201/SDC12579.mp4.html?sort=3&o=185 http://smg...
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Joe this is what it`s supposed to do.

http://www.brightontoymuseum.co.uk/inde ... odels_234)
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

JOHNNY WACKO wrote:
Sat May 13, 2017 11:48 am
sweet are those O gauge. I has a weight car I hooked to a 1099 loco to hold it back a bit. 1099 I think a old lionel.I am going to have to look.
Real nice set up congrats.
Thanks, that wouldn`t be steam ?
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

I`ve seen what your referring too but it`s a track problem I`m having, I`ve redone the trouble making curve and will try it again in a bit.
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 11:00 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks Piller, it`s all in how the burner is working and maintains, when first steaming up the burners are burning high and it has power to pull three or maybe four but as the fuel burns down it looses power so ya have to take a car off to keep it going. I have to do some tinkering with the burner b...
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 3rd gen Colt 44spcl loads
Replies: 24
Views: 666

Re: 3rd gen Colt 44spcl loads

Identical to mine, same box and everything grats on getting it. 8)
I favor Unique in mine also. :)
by Pitchy
Sat May 13, 2017 6:42 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks OldWin, beautiful day around 75 degrees :)
The problem with toys is ya don`t get any work done :lol: hope it wasn`t something major with your jeep.
by Pitchy
Fri May 12, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Here`s one of the runs today with the red loco.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hF2PFifqOWw
by Pitchy
Fri May 12, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: made 62 and retired
Replies: 17
Views: 693

Re: made 62 and retired

Good for you grats. 8)
by Pitchy
Fri May 12, 2017 3:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks fellars, just got internet back, TDS was down in about five states I guess so I haven`t got the latest vids uploaded yet. Things are going as usual with the trains, problems problems, these things have to have everything working just right. Burner is the biggest problem getting the wicks to b...
by Pitchy
Fri May 12, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Great stuff buddy. I'm a nut for steam trains. Been to Chama 3 times to ride the narrow gauge over the pass to Antonita. Beautiful scenery on that trip. I've ridden several more coal fired trains too. Heck, I even ride diesel trains when I get the chance. There is a steam train fired by propane nea...
by Pitchy
Fri May 12, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks everyone, we`ll try for a longer run today.
Six, nope the track lays flat, all in the wheel flanges. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

J Miller wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 6:37 pm
Whooooo hooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wanna see that Bowman do the 100 laps.

Joe
If all things are right it will, that engine was advertised to run for 45 minutes or a mile and a half on a fill.
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PillHer is recovering well
Replies: 8
Views: 172

Re: PillHer is recovering well

Good news Piller. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Thanks Bill, those Marx actually have a governor in them to keep them slowed down.
We`ll have that Bowman making a hundred laps before long. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

well we got er done, first up was a clockwork Marx loco just to see if it would stay on the track. Next up was the Mamod but it wouldn`t go dang wind was raising havoc with everything. So we tried the Bowman and got one lap out of it, dern things must be pretty wind sensitive. But all and all things...
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

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by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

Borregos wrote:
Thu May 11, 2017 6:20 am
Looking good Pitchy :D
Thanks buddy, we should have it operational today. :)
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Prayer request
Replies: 27
Views: 386

Re: Prayer request

Prayers up for your friend.
by Pitchy
Thu May 11, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Re: Steam train layout.

I always wondered what top speed those trains could achieve on a long enough straight stretch. I know on most steam trains the speed is almost unlimited. Thanks everyone :) Rusty the Bowman loco`s I`ll be running have no throttle and have to be regulated by the load of cars ya put on it. Here`s a l...
by Pitchy
Wed May 10, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Steam train layout.
Replies: 47
Views: 798

Steam train layout.

Working on a new layout for the steam locos.

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by Pitchy
Wed May 10, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some sand loader video
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Re: Some sand loader video

Bill in Oregon wrote:
Wed May 10, 2017 9:48 am
Lenn, it took me a while to notice the fellow sitting down and holding the rope to open the dumper on the left. Great addition!

:lol:
Thanks Bill, that was on the original model. :)
by Pitchy
Wed May 10, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Took a walk with a levergun
Replies: 16
Views: 525

Re: Took a walk with a levergun

Nice pictures thanks for sharing. 8)
by Pitchy
Wed May 10, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some sand loader video
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Re: Some sand loader video

Thanks everyone glad ya liked them, MM cool beans bro. 8)
by Pitchy
Mon May 08, 2017 5:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some sand loader video
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Re: Some sand loader video

OldWin wrote:
Mon May 08, 2017 4:41 pm
Haha cool Pitchy!

You're a mechanical genius, my friend! :D
How long did it take to get the weights right?]
Thanks bud, not to long the swinging ones are easier then the lifting weight.
by Pitchy
Mon May 08, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some sand loader video
Replies: 9
Views: 309

Some sand loader video

Got the sand loaders out yesterday, the first video is one we made and the one on the far right in the second vid .

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrpM56ZgylM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpaW_QvVDMY
by Pitchy
Mon May 08, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PillHer having surgery in the morning.
Replies: 15
Views: 322

Re: PillHer having surgery in the morning.

Prayers up.
by Pitchy
Sun May 07, 2017 7:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Went Shootin' With Griff Today
Replies: 9
Views: 351

Re: Went Shootin' With Griff Today

So there`s the ole Griff 8) nothing like Harley`s , trucks and shootin. :)
by Pitchy
Fri May 05, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Monte Walsh
Replies: 35
Views: 1694

Re: Monte Walsh

I have the book and both DVD`s and they are all good, envy the days they portray at least they knew who the enemy was in most cases. I`m a little disappointed in Sellecks political views though, seen him on the view where he said he wasn`t voting for either candidate , kinda figured he would be for ...
by Pitchy
Thu May 04, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some Dutch oven cooking
Replies: 15
Views: 527

Re: Some Dutch oven cooking

Good on you, todays meal country style ribs but I liked the St Lewis style ribs. I put them in the pit barrel smoker for a hour on low heat then mix up, 2 cups of ketchup 1/2 cup brown sugar. 1 cups water. 1/2 cup vinegar. 1 onions chopped. Rub for the ribs. 3 Tbsp brown sugar 1 1/2 Tbsp tender quic...