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  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine rehab on 11-16-2017 at 03:12 PM
    This project stalled out and is on the back burner so to speak. My media blaster is buried in
    the back of my storage building right now. As soon as I can get it dug out I'll finish cleaning
    up the rus...

  • Posted in thread: Pac Mag Steam Engine on 10-12-2017 at 02:45 PM
    Has anyone made the steam engine from the Mechanical Package Magazine (Pac Mag) Volume 1, No. 3
    ? Picked this one up years ago and just recently stumbled upon it again while moving some boxes
    around. ...

  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine rehab on 10-05-2017 at 12:43 AM
    Here are some still shots of the engine now in running condition. I'll have to disassemble it
    later to remove rust from the steel plate and paint from the beam section so that these item
    can be painte...

  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine rehab on 10-05-2017 at 12:18 AM
    Here are the before photos of both the boiler and the Beam engine before my Frankenstein mash
    up of different parts to make a working beam engine.

  • Posted in thread: Beam Engine rehab on 10-05-2017 at 12:14 AM
    I recently purchased this Weeden Beam steam engine in non-running condition. It was mounted on
    a wooden base. It did not come with its original cast iron base. I used plate steel and
    aluminum channel ...

  • Posted in thread: Rotary Beam Engine on 06-28-2017 at 11:48 AM
    [ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XrPYWYJ90oQ[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Rotary Beam Engine on 06-28-2017 at 11:47 AM
    My grandfather and I just completed this rotary beam engine from a set of plans by Workbench
    Miniatures. It runs okay but on a higher pressure than it should be running at. It just needs a
    few little ...

  • Posted in thread: Leaf blower converted to air/steam on 04-20-2017 at 05:14 AM
    Here is another photo of the conversion.

  • Posted in thread: Leaf blower converted to air/steam on 04-20-2017 at 05:13 AM
    Dickeybird, I hope that this drawing will help explain the workings of this valve set up.

  • Posted in thread: Leaf blower converted to air/steam on 04-14-2017 at 10:07 PM
    Here is a test of the engine starting around 20 psi and increased to 60 psi then back down to
    about 15 psi. The flywheel needs to be balanced as it started to pick up a vibration around 60
    psi. Otherw...

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