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  • Posted in thread: What is this part on the eccentric? on 09-21-2013 at 12:36 PM
    Just looks like a collar with set screw. Purpose--it is part of the eccentric, used to position
    it on the shaft. Instead of putting a set screw into the eccentric, which usually comes in at a
    diagonal...

  • Posted in thread: What is this part on the eccentric? on 09-21-2013 at 12:20 PM
    Just looks like a collar with set screw. Purpose--:confused:

  • Posted in thread: Homemade boiler for steam powered vehicle? on 09-16-2013 at 01:30 PM
    I've gone a route for a boiler that you may be interested in. There are steam cleaners used for
    jewelry cleaning that would provide adequate steam to power your 1hp engine. Everything you
    need comes w...

  • Posted in thread: Drill bit wander ?? on 05-15-2013 at 08:21 PM
    I step sized my way up to the necessary 1/2" bore size needed with many of the boring done with
    milling machine bits. Worked just great. Thanks a lot for the guidance now I have no fear with
    a problem...

  • Posted in thread: Drill bit wander ?? on 05-12-2013 at 05:59 PM
    I'm ready to drill and ream a main bearing journal hole. The hole will be through to different
    metals at the same time. The engine frame is cast iron and the journal cap is brass. The part
    line splits...

  • Posted in thread: Soldering and brazing. on 03-23-2013 at 11:33 PM
    Threading the breach plug and gudgeons into the barrel is one way of assembling your cannon. I
    have a large model Civil war cannon made to use black power that is manufactured this way. It
    works quite...

  • Posted in thread: 8" Steel Scotch Boiler on 03-23-2013 at 10:43 AM
    Been following your build with great interest. A question about tube expanders. I purchased one
    used by a/c - refrigeration mechanics for making tube to tube splices etc. without fittings. It
    uses a h...

  • Posted in thread: "Senior" member? on 02-14-2013 at 10:10 PM
    Gee, I go to the Post every night, does that count? *beer*

  • Posted in thread: Suitable boiler plans for a 1 1/2" bore Stationary Engine on 01-19-2013 at 02:10 PM
    You could adapt a boiler made for another application and possibly get what you might be
    looking for. Coles' sells a 2 inch scale Case Traction Engine in kit form and sold in various
    segments. I belie...

  • Posted in thread: 6" Copper HRT Boiler Build (warning, long build and lots of pictures) on 10-04-2012 at 06:58 PM
    Like your pics , especially you with the golden curls. Could you add source of material
    (vendor) and specs.( nominal size and wall thickness), maybe even approx. cost of the
    component, please.How abou...

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