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  • Posted in thread: My 1st beam engine on 12-25-2017 at 07:54 PM
    First of all, merry Christmas to all.=> Very, very good looking beam engine, Russ. Adding
    mahogany is an interesting idea, cosmetic wise. But it prevents you from running your beam
    engine under steam....

  • Posted in thread: Bouch's workshop - 1.5 x 3.5 horizontal steam engine on 12-12-2017 at 12:40 PM
    Great thread, Bouch. This is going to be a great engine."4 corners, neat and square" (bonus
    points if you get the reference!)-> Not sure to get the right reference, but it seems you're
    talking about "...

  • Posted in thread: 5/8 scale Maytag model 72 on 02-08-2016 at 05:47 PM
    Here's the entire Youtube URL:

  • Posted in thread: Bouch's workshop - 1.5 x 3.5 horizontal steam engine on 11-02-2014 at 07:39 AM
    FreeCAD is indeed a very interesting 3D modeler although it's still crippled with a few bugs
    when rendering complex parts. It lacks a dynamical assembly module. Nevertheless it's perfectly
    free and ve...

  • Posted in thread: Philip Duclos "Odds N Ends" hit and miss engine on 03-29-2013 at 06:24 PM
    Such a nice job!Because of its reservoir, it kind of reminds me of Cugnot's "Fardier", the very
    first steam automobile: a link to the related topic in Wikipedia:

  • Posted in thread: Building a submarine on 01-18-2013 at 05:16 PM
    Hi FC4,Your project sounds great. Here's a link to a French site dealing with model submarine
    propeller construction. The translation is not that good but the propeller is really nice.Hope
    this helps!...

  • Posted in thread: Help identifying a boiler on 11-06-2012 at 07:20 PM
    Good evening Bill,Very nice boiler indeed.It looks very much alike the "Trident Major", an
    internal flue marine boiler designed by Edgar T. Westbury.

  • Posted in thread: Dave's Cracker Loco on 03-06-2011 at 07:34 PM
    Good evening,The Cracker has been based on a Byers 0-4-0 geared loco; here's an excellent site
    dealign with this charming little engine: more, there are a few hints and drawings about
    designing a mod...


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