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  • Posted in thread: Brilliant work, excellent video.. on 03-13-2017 at 12:00 PM
    Cannot help but be impressed by this Gents work. One of the best I've seenGet a cup of tea ,
    sit back and enjoy.[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eb9J5a5eaWs[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: Gus... on 02-22-2017 at 11:48 AM
    I was just wondering if Gus is still kicking around here, or moved to another forum?There's
    another forum???

  • Posted in thread: A Smaller Steam Engine For A Smaller Boat on 02-02-2017 at 11:36 AM
    [ I have no idea how fast the engine will need to turn to push along a boat. I have never dealt
    with a propeller....QUOTE]Make the diameter as big as your engine will turn and not pop through
    the wate...

  • Posted in thread: A Smaller Steam Engine For A Smaller Boat on 01-31-2017 at 01:31 PM
    Very nice work, and I'm sure you'll do a hull to match. Nice to see that engine running so
    slowly. Seems that so many run the guts out of miniature engines, and all you can see is a
    blurr.

  • Posted in thread: Rope Making Machine Plans? on 01-24-2017 at 11:41 AM
    Apologies to all. I've just realised that the Elmer's No.39 is a rope DRIVE, not a rope
    MAKER!DaveThe Emerald Islebut it IS a very interesting thing.

  • Posted in thread: Ghosty's "V" Twin on 12-22-2016 at 10:53 PM
    You only "need" one cam for a V...

  • Posted in thread: BA Taps for Stuart Casting on 12-21-2016 at 12:23 PM
    Hi,Next year I'll be making a Stuart 10V casting. I don't have any BA taps or dies. From what I
    can tell, I'll need: BA 5, 7, 8 taps. Cheers Ben.Where do you live, Ben...maybe someone is
    nearby..

  • Posted in thread: New member from Canada eh! on 12-13-2016 at 11:17 AM
    As for Stirlings, have you looked at the MORIYA (Dr James A Senfit)? At least it has a
    purpose...[ame]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6AJLq8bKKI[/ame]

  • Posted in thread: New member from Canada eh! on 12-13-2016 at 11:09 AM
    Super hispeed steam fellers really push the limits of the hobby..you never know exactly when
    the entire engine is going to melt out of the bottom of the boat. Regardless, the engines do
    have a purpose...

  • Posted in thread: New member from Canada eh! on 12-12-2016 at 12:30 AM
    One question Charles. What kind of motor is the bottom picture and does it run?Best I can
    tell... Double expanding, single acting, piston-valved attempt at a high speed steam engine.
    wet sump, and tak...

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Posted: 
April 12, 2015  •  03:35 AM
Hello This is Alec Ryals
Im the fellow that phone you about the triple steam engine and I cant find your number.
Thank You
Alec
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