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Getting started in Model Engineering and choosing your first engines:  A Primer
Getting started in Model Engineering and choosing your first engines: A Primer
Model engineering requires considerable knowledge and skill in many areas of craftsmanship. The primary area is machining. We live in a very knowledge based society and the internet is a gold mine of information, so that ...
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Popular Beginner Engine Models and Blueprints
Popular Beginner Engine Models and Blueprints
You're ready to try building directly from a blueprint but which engine makes the best starting point? What are the easiest plans? Which ones can be obtained at low cost during your trial and error period? Below are a few ...
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Common Mistakes in Home-Built Foundries for Engine Parts
Common Mistakes in Home-Built Foundries for Engine Parts
If you are starting to customize your own casting molds for your engine parts, then you are probably thinking about your own foundry furnace for use at home. There are several models available online for purchase (try ww ...
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Model Engines Analog or Digital Radio
Model Engines Analog or Digital Radio
For decades, the analog RC servo was the only option available to enthusiasts building model engines at home. Although analog went through several adaptations from the 1930s to today from vacuum tube-based units, to tran ...
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Oscillating Steam Engine
Oscillating Steam Engine
The real background of a steam engine will take us back to the 1st century. Since then the steam engine has been redesigned on many occasions and used for different purposes. The best and the simplest design of the steam ...
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Tips on Painting your Model Engines
Tips on Painting your Model Engines
You will need to prepare the model engines before painting them and to do this you wash your models in warm soapy water to get rid of the dirt and debris that is on them. The reason for doing this is because dirt on the m ...
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Moderna: A Homebuild Brisighella Zero-Six horizontal cylinder Hit and Miss engine
Moderna: A Homebuild Brisighella Zero-Six horizontal cylinder Hit and Miss engine
In December 2009, a new workshop was set up with an 11-inch swing lathe and a bench mill with a fair range of accessories to compliment the machines. The decision then was to select a model to construct. Being interested ...
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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
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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