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  1. Live Steam
    I originally started this idea trying to figure out how to pull my new J&S cars. That thread can be found here.Link to Thread In that thread I was trying to reduce rolling resistance of the cars. But then I thought that I would still have an engine limited to modified cars, or very free...
  2. Live Steam
    Hello All, Back in March of this year, independent of Covid, I decided to take up a hobby since I never really had one. I have a Wilesco Steam roller that my 2 year old son started asking me to run with increasing interest. I always enjoyed live steam. I first thought I should get a shop set-up...
  3. Live Steam
    I just got a Ruby #5. The first runs did not go so well, turns out I had a stuck pressure relief valve, so I got the pressure way too high. Accucraft quickly sent me a new valve, and all is well, though I am still running it with the dome off to watch the valve. 8^) My main problem is that...
  4. Live Steam
    Many years ago I purchased a RUBY kit and have enjoyed it. I always wanted to add remote control to it but never got around to it. I've seen the kit from RC-Steamers go from about $80 to it's current $125 and would now like to purchase one - thing is they are out of stock and an email to them...
  5. Buildings
    Many years ago I purchased a RUBY kit and have enjoyed it. I always wanted to add remote control to it but never got around to it. I've seen the kit RC-Steamers go from about $80 to it's current $125 and would now like to purchase one - thing is they are out of stock and an email to them...
  6. Live Steam
    I built PCR #8 from an Accucraft Ruby kit in 2004. After 10 years and a lot of running (miles, literally), it was showing wear in the pistons (leakage) and just not running like it should. I decided to re-build it using the 1/2" replacement cylinders and other upgrades including a pop safety...
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