Need Parts Cheap!!!!

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Tyson Rayles, May 9, 2003.

  1. Tyson Rayles

    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Need some Bachman 0-4-0 regular and Life-Like 0-6-0 saddletank boiler assemblies cheap. Don't need cabs, tenders or mechanisms. For scratchbuilding project. Condition of paint job unimportant. If a few details are missing that's O.K. N-scale of course. Thanks
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    Tyson Rayles Active Member

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    Thanks to Charlie I now have a 0-6-0 . Still need a Bachmann 0-4-0 body shell. N-scale of course. While we are at it does anybody have any depleted uranium????????? :D
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    Depends - what are you going to do with it?;)
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    Use it in place of lead for weight, understand it's 50% heavier.
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    Tyson - Tungsten is easier to get (and safer:D ) and is also heavier than lead. Check with a golf pro shop - they use it for weighting drivers or something.
    Here's a link:http://www.swingweight.com/clubmaking_faq.htm and a extract from it:
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    Thanks Bill I'll have to do that! :)
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    Hi Tyson,
    I think we have touched on this before, I know I suggested it to jon once when he was wanting some weight in a loco with little place to put it!:D
    The powder is much heavier than powdered lead. You can't melt and cast this stuff like lead, 'cause it melts at 3387 Celsius, :eek: according to Corbin's table. So if you could cast a weight to fit your space, you may be better off with lead. Or you can pour in the tungsten powder and glue it, and get about the same density as solid lead, I think.
    It's an interesting project, anyway:) :) :)