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  • 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...

  • Posted in thread: Leaf blower converted to air/steam on 04-14-2017 at 10:03 PM
    Here is a video of it running.[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vko3Sg2JFwY[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Leaf blower converted to air/steam on 04-14-2017 at 10:02 PM
    Here is my latest project completed. I had this old leaf blower motor and some pipe fittings
    and decided to bodge together an air/steam engine. I had an old broken socket ratchet that I
    though would m...

  • Posted in thread: Saf-Toy Power Unit No. 2 Rehab on 04-01-2017 at 06:00 PM
    Here it is painted and reassembled. Unfortunately when I went to test the pump the electric
    motor did not have enough torque to drive the new piston and leather gasket I made to replace
    the old worn o...

  • Posted in thread: Saf-Toy Power Unit No. 2 Rehab on 03-25-2017 at 02:18 PM
    As this is not a full-on restoration. I did not try to match the original paint colors but went
    with some colors I already had on-hand. I left the electric motor housing red and instead of a
    grey for ...

  • Posted in thread: Saf-Toy Power Unit No. 2 Rehab on 03-25-2017 at 02:15 PM
    Disassembly was quite easy and the various parts cleaned up well in my media blaster.

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