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Brendan Barry

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Syracuse NY road trip / Riveting equipment
« on: July 28, 2013, 01:35:33 PM »
Chains and binders, one box of ratchet straps, blocking, and one step ladder heading west tonight. Feel free to speculate on whats coming back east.

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2013, 01:38:12 PM »
1. The NYC Niagara(sp) 4-8-4 long hidden in a Syracuse salt mine.

2. The Kubota Dragon
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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2013, 01:41:20 PM »
Ira 32.5 inches too wide at a critical spot.
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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2013, 03:47:43 PM »
More shop equipment? Another antique vehicle? I wonder what it could be......

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2013, 04:00:27 PM »
At least two new machines for the machine shop?

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2013, 05:28:07 PM »
You are going to pick up a two-foot gauge Beyer-Garratt.

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #6 on: July 28, 2013, 05:30:08 PM »
Syracuse is about where the Longo's live.  Must be something of Bob's.

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2013, 05:34:39 PM »
Maybe Bob himself? Gosh Brendan, I don't think you'll need all THAT much to hold him down. Well, unless it starts raining hard.

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2013, 06:14:56 PM »
Could it be a nice old machine that would help us build railroad stuff??

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2013, 06:20:46 PM »
I was wondering where all my chains and binders went. I hate to tell you, but they won't ride like that. ;)  Well they may for a few miles.....
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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2013, 09:02:12 PM »
I know!  Think build your own boilers.

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #12 on: July 29, 2013, 11:49:16 AM »
Where are we going to put these goodies? Last time I looked, the shop was already pretty stuffed!

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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #13 on: July 29, 2013, 12:17:39 PM »
Wow. These are giant riveting machines, correct? That's some pretty impressive looking equipment.

Do riveters on this scale still need the fast reciprocating action as on the small riveting guns? Or are they a more powerful one-shot operation?
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Re: Syracuse NY road trip
« Reply #14 on: July 29, 2013, 12:42:27 PM »
Wow!  Time for the roundhouse with attached backshop...

How thick of a concrete slab are these monsters going to require?  Are they hydraulic or pneumatic operated, and what are the electrical requirements?

I'm not getting my fingers pinched in the next riveting evolution!