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Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-23-2016 at 08:00 PM
Got the attachment to work, added to the above post
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-22-2016 at 11:16 PM
Happy Holidays Everyone.....My gift to you is the Scraps and Solder measured plans, see
attachment.There are a few things I will add to this after the holidays, but if you wanted
something to do while...
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-20-2016 at 08:46 PM
Finished the model (see updated picture above), now on to the 2D plans
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-19-2016 at 04:50 PM
Quick picture of the SolidWorks Model. Have to figure out the correct valve rod and arm lengths
then I will be starting on the 2D drawings.
Posted in thread: Scraps and Solder Become an Engine on 12-16-2016 at 04:47 PM
I am currently modeling and creating drawings for this engine in SolidWorks, I will put the 2D
PDF files out here when done as well as some renderings.Using the Popular Science link from
above for the...
Posted in thread: What to do with finished projects? on 12-13-2016 at 06:14 PM
I donate to local museums, schools, etc.One of my large scale projects, an International
Harvester Scout II, is in my trust to be donated to a local airplane group as it was built to
honor WWII fighte...
Posted in thread: Radial engines on 12-05-2016 at 06:26 PM
Why must radial engines be an odd number of cylinders?I Googled your question and
got.......Four-stroke radials have an odd number of cylinders per row, so that a consistent
every-other-piston firing ...
Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 10-26-2016 at 04:56 PM
IceFyre13th,Thank you for the references and comments. I had briefly thought about adding a
second bearing for the blade rod because from an engineering perspective it just felt better.
Because of lim...
Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 10-25-2016 at 05:12 PM
steel crank moving on bronze bearings = OKAluminum rod moving on bronze bearing........not so
muchI suggest every rod has its own bearings so they stay in a fixed position in the rods but
move freely ...