Locos, cars, bridges, etc. constructed of brass and techniques to build or paint them.

Painting a brass Southern Pacific cab-forward steam engine


Ed will show how to paint a Southern Pacific AM-2 Cab Forward. Discussion will include preparation of the brass for painting including simple solder techniques, disassembly, painting, making sure all electrical connections are intact, re-assembly and testing for proper operation

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM Mt. Hood
Wednesday, Aug 26 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM Mt. Bachelor

Resistance soldering: The basics


This clinic will feature a brief review of resistance soldering theory followed by a practical demonstration of various soldering techniques using both pencil and tweezers type resistance soldering apparatus. We will discuss the use of solder flux, solder paste and normal wire solder. Following the demonstration we will have a "hands-on" solder session for those that would like to get some experience using the equipment.

Day Time Room
Monday, Aug 24 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM Three Sisters
Friday, Aug 28 10:00 PM to 11:00 PM Three Sisters
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