Moderna: A Homebuild Brisighella Zero-Six horizontal cylinder Hit and Miss engine
Moderna: A Homebuild Brisighella Zero-Six horizontal cylinder Hit and Miss engine
Gentlemen--Start your engines!!!
Gentlemen--Start your engines!!!
During the years I have been involved with model engine building, I have seen many different ways that people go about starting their model internal combustion engines. I have seen cranks, pull cords, dog clutches, one wa ...
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A Tale of a Working Micro HyMac Excavator
A Tale of a Working Micro HyMac Excavator
One of our members, Jack Lore, is working hard on a grand overhaul of his 36-year-old baby. You see back in the 1970s Jack spent three years, some 2500 man-hours, constructing his own scale model Hymac 580C excavator. Not ...
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Gasification  Uses of Biomass Gasifiers
Gasification Uses of Biomass Gasifiers
Biomass is an organic material which is renewable and is used to generate heat or electricity. It has become more popular these days throughout the globe. A biomass can include wood chippings, hemp, willow, garden waste, ...
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Building your Wind Turbine
Building your Wind Turbine
This thousand-watt wind turbine was developed as an off grid system. It makes use of a permanent magnet alternator for generating 3 phases for charging the battery pack. It spins 2 discs of magnets on both sides of the co ...
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The Nature of a Biomass Gasifier
The Nature of a Biomass Gasifier
It is easier to make your own gasifier at home. There is a strong inspiration for building a biomass or wood gasifier because the internal combustion engine has come to become an integral part of everyday life, as both p ...
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Converting a Small Engine Carburetor to Operate Using Propane
Converting a Small Engine Carburetor to Operate Using Propane
Small engine carburetors can be modified for propane and used in your power washer, motorcycle, lawn mower, and for a number of others tasks where an engine is required. You can take advantage of a conversion kit to make ...
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The Reichenbach Brine Pumps
The Reichenbach Brine Pumps
Georg Friedrich von Reichenbach developed and used the Reichenbach brine pumps and installed them first in the Tyrolean Alps. He developed 11 water engines, some being single acting while others being acting, and install ...
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The 2007 Prince of Wales P2 Locomotive
The 2007 Prince of Wales P2 Locomotive
The P2 2007 steam engine has been named as the Prince of Wales to mark the birthday of Prince Charles of the U.K. The train was officially christened the Tornado by the A1 Trust that is associated with the Prince, who has ...
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Some Notable Features of the Johnson Engine
Some Notable Features of the Johnson Engine
The twentieth century saw a dramatic increase in the number of rotary engines being developed because of the easy access to new cutting technology. The Johnson Engine is designed by Albert Johnson, Minnesota and features ...
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Pacific Vapor Engine from Morrison & Marvin Castings
Pacific Vapor Engine from Morrison & Marvin Castings
Originally designed by Lester Bowman, this Pacific Vapor Engine was recently machined Using the plans from Morrison & Marvin's new match plate patterns. Idahoan has recreated this beautiful engine, and included many p ...
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