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Old 06-26-2012, 08:19 AM
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Default Craigslist ad for Steam Engine

Saw this this morning and thought I would pass it on

I know nothing about it and have no ties to it whatsoever

http://columbus.craigslist.org/grd/3096552868.html
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:09 AM
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Nice sized engine for a model.

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Old 06-26-2012, 06:35 PM
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Looks like it could be a fun sized model if it is built right and been cared for. Not a bad price either. Unless it has documentation it would never be allowed to run in NY and some other states as its too big to fall into the model class.
Interesting. Thanks for posting it.
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:32 PM
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Ohhhhh.......to only have some money! That's nice for that price!
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Old 06-27-2012, 08:34 AM
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I called since so close to me and is homebuilt after CASE and the boiler is not stamped.
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:49 AM
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Tom,
Did he say if it had been inspected before?
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Old 06-27-2012, 12:39 PM
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He never said but he said his brother built it along with 5 other engines
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By the depth to which it seems to have sunk, the picture suggest to me it has been setting there some time. Any indications of how long? Thanks.....PD
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Old 06-27-2012, 06:34 PM
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BUT!! it runs good!
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Old 06-28-2012, 02:11 AM
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I went and looked at it today. It was steamed about a year and half ago, The Governor and the oiler are the only two thing that he did not make, It was completely built from parts around the farm, the boiler was all welded together, as well as the wheels.
I said thanks and passed.
I did get a real nice BIG steam whistle from him though.
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:34 PM
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Nothing wrong with a welded boiler. If he used proper thickness and the stay configuration is good along with stress relief this is a cheap toy.
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:15 PM
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there was another one around dayton that was on craigslist, about a 1/8th scale looked to be a coles model. sold today for 750. i called as they were loading it up in someone eleses truck.... damn.
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Old 06-28-2012, 10:46 PM
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BuckeyeMan - You didn't happen to get any measurements of things or a few extra snapshots did you?

AND - Is that a devil's head on the front door?

Can't see it very clearly in the Craigslist pics, but it kinda looks like the one on the penny fortune teller machine in the restaurant booth in the episode of the Twilight Zone "Nick of Time"!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tbs8zihfsiU
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There is a 1915 65 case on craigs list in osage iowa rite now for 22500.00 No it is not the one my family owns. Just passing it on to you steam folks. Rob
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Old 07-06-2012, 02:36 PM
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It should be listed on Stak---if they really want steam people to look at it and talk about it.

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There is a 1915 65 case on craigs list in osage iowa rite now for 22500.00.
Here is the link to the ad:

http://masoncity.craigslist.org/grd/3121367936.html

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Hi all, I purchased this engine this past Thursday. Got it home, and steamed it up the next day! It runs very smooth, but has its fair share of problems of course, but that's to be expected! Needs updated plumbing, and timed and a few other odds and ends. Maybe a bigger whistle too! I have grown up on engines my whole life, but this is MY first engine and I am extremely excited about owning it! I will try and post a link to the video of me and my cousin A.J running it.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=...type=3&theater

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I also have a good bit pf pictures I took of loading it and ut-ing it, if I can figure out how to post them.....
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Old 07-22-2012, 08:20 AM
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Way to go, Congratulations! Hope you have a lotta fun with it!
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Old 07-22-2012, 03:47 PM
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Buy 'em when you see 'um.......After due diligence, of course...
Congrats!
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