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  • Posted in thread: Lathe Identity... on 05-18-2015 at 12:59 PM
    I can't spot a maker's name in this watchmakers' lathe.. any idea of the make?

  • Posted in thread: Kennametal inserts for trade on 05-14-2015 at 10:03 PM
    Where are you?

  • Posted in thread: Lyle Peterson Spool Vave Engine on 05-14-2015 at 10:01 PM
    Most impressive...I like the way that you do NOT just run it at full speed...

  • Posted in thread: Tiny engines... on 05-13-2015 at 12:08 PM
    Spotted this post on YouTube yesterday... this gent has an interesting take on tiny
    engines...built from material that you find in hobby shops.I'm

  • Posted in thread: Lathe shaver?? on 05-08-2015 at 10:39 AM
    Look at the devices that are used to make wood veneer...this may be what you imagine...not sure
    that I see it as practical.A sharp tool bit (as suggested) should do it, but it would have to
    be sharpen...

  • Posted in thread: Asbestos and Stuart Boilers on 04-25-2015 at 10:54 AM
    ...I'd even add some dish soap to that mix to bind it together as it dries out.

  • Posted in thread: new side valve engine fom home made castings on 04-16-2015 at 11:36 AM
    Hi Dougie - really enjoy this build, thanks.Just a thought here - for future plans you may
    have....Seems to me that that the timing gear train could be worked into a very serviceable oil
    pump, if one ...

  • Posted in thread: An Update On The Troll on 04-12-2015 at 11:01 AM
    Hi. Thank you, I'm glad you liked it. It's been a lot of fun.To control the temperature of the
    furnace I use a 0 30 psi adjustable Yep- but how do you control the temperature? f

  • Posted in thread: An Update On The Troll on 04-07-2015 at 10:11 AM
    Really enjoyed this - what are you using to control temperature?f

  • Posted in thread: Stuart Turner.. on 04-04-2015 at 07:46 PM
    This engine has been sitting around for years. Finally ran it up on a bit of air. It took a
    long time to find the right taps and dies to make up a few fittings. Intend to clean it up

just getting older - not more mature
April 11, 2015  •  10:35 PM
Hello This is Alec Ryals
Im the fellow that phone you about the triple steam engine and I cant find your number.
Thank You

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