Gift Premium Subscription To ShopShoe

Join Date:


Last Activity:

09-25-2017 12:37 PM

100 Likes on 91 Posts 


  • Central Iowa, Central U.S.A.


  • Posted in thread: Corliss steam engine on 09-23-2017 at 12:33 PM
    Thank you for the links. Lots to study there.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: ML4 setup on 09-22-2017 at 12:26 PM
    I don't know exactly how your paint will react if you try to dry it in the oven, but in
    situations like this I usually have enough other things to clean up that there is time for the
    paint to air-dry ...

  • Posted in thread: Corliss steam engine on 09-22-2017 at 12:11 PM
    mirek111,The engine is impressive. The Dynamo is impressive. And you have the pump as well.
    Everything is nicely finished and presented. It runs smoothly and the sound is hypnotic.I am
    also curious as...

  • Posted in thread: Retirement on 09-18-2017 at 12:30 PM
    A quick note, you say.THANK YOU for your articles and inspiration.Regards,--ShopShoe(Posted
    here because I don't want to forget to let you know.)

  • Posted in thread: Gone as far as I can on 09-18-2017 at 12:26 PM
    Glad to hear you're here, John.Take what it takes to heal.If you take the time I think we have
    the patience.--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Denford Orac rescue on 09-16-2017 at 12:41 PM
    Posts with costs (money, but not time) are few, so I appreciate the accounting you are
    providing. I won't be doing anything similar, but I like to folow all kinds of projects.I will
    be watching this t...

  • Posted in thread: Quarter Scale Merlin V-12 on 09-16-2017 at 12:36 PM
    Terry,I've said it before, but you continue to amaze...I followed your inspection and
    diagnostic post just like it was another part of the build and I continued to be impressed by
    the way you think an...

  • Posted in thread: another El Gringo motor on 09-16-2017 at 12:23 PM
    That turned out nice. Pleasing to look at and pleasing to watch run.When I went to YouTube, the
    sidebar showed many others by you. How many engines have you built?Thank You,--ShopShoe

  • Posted in thread: Removing machine tags on 09-11-2017 at 12:43 PM
    I think these are called "drive rivets," although I may be mis-remembering today.Anyway, Keith
    Rucker (YouTube: Search "Keith Rucker" or "Vintage Machinery") talks quite a bit about them as
    he has res...

  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine on 09-11-2017 at 12:31 PM
    Another detailed and smooth-running engine. Just Beautiful to see both standing still and


Newest Threads