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This section is dedicated to all things 'boilers'.
I'm building my first boiler for my first project, a Stuart 10V. I have built a displacement lubricator for it and i'm wondering if this will be effective if I "superheat" the steam? Thinking dryer steam will displace less oil from the lubricator? Rudy
Hi - I'm new to the world of steam and have begun building a small vertical boiler (3" diameter) to run small simple engines that I have yet to build. I'm discovering that it's quite difficult to find clear simple information on the configuration of fittings on a boiler, so I have a few questions: (
Hi I am wanting to start out in model steam engines and are wondering how much it would cost to build a boiler for a 3 1/2 inch locomotive. At the moment I am looking at a moutaineer steam locomotive and are wondering what size boiler it would need and how much it would cost?
Hi everybody, I am having a problem with my boiler when we start up ion the mornings, The boiler is up to pressure at 110psi and when we start up our tunnel ( lavatec LT 50 ) and the steam valves open up, a large amount of water is being pulled out of the boiler with the steam. The boiler will
Hi Keith, What a great idea for you and your daughter to start a forum. I thought I'd share a little about the boiler I have been working on if you don't mind. I have been asking you all sorts of questions via YouTube about dementions and fitting sizes etc. etc. I have also been using a book writte
My partner passed away recently; he was a hoarder and collector of curio, and I've inherited an enormous amount of stuff. Much as it pains me I simply have to sell some of it as I am soon to be evicted and there is far more than I can possibly keep. One item of particular interest is this very old a
Hi Guys, I ran into a fellow who I had worked with 40years back doing building maintenance. While having coffee and catching up on who is now dead, who screwed up big, who got fired and what we were doing now that we were retired persons. He had a tablet with him and showed me a U tube channel tha
Hi Charlotte, Can you ask your dad what safety valve he recomends? I've watched many of his videos and remember him commenting on how he didnt like the sound of some safety valves. I'd like something that pops open and closed rather than the valves that buzz and make an aweful noise.
Hi Keith I have a very nicly made scotch boiler that i am completing that was built by an experanced model engineer who has since passed away. I am confident that it has been built well and I have been able to presure test it sucessfully. I have been unable to find any published boiler plans so can
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