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  • Posted in thread: Returning from long absence on 03-22-2014 at 11:38 PM
    Sorry to say its been several years since I have posted anything here. Things sure have changed
    since the last post I did about my Duplex Factory engine.I new have a house with many projects.
    I moved ...

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-22-2011 at 11:17 PM
    I must be crazy! I started making my brass hex head screws for my cylinder head and bearing
    caps. A total of 68 screws. I know I could buy them, but I just wanted to do them myself. I've
    done just abo...

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-21-2011 at 10:52 PM
    Thanks all for the great comments.Matt - The brass Acorn nuts are 10-32 size. I just happen to
    get get them from the local True Value hardware store. As you can see in the pics I wasn't able
    to get en...

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-20-2011 at 01:23 AM
    gbritnellThanks for the words if inspiration. Sometimes the length of time that it takes to
    complete such an engine gets discouraging. responce from others give the motivation to keep
    going. Thanks to...

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-19-2011 at 01:17 AM
    I know how you guys like pictures, so here's some more. I was able to whip out three oil cups
    for the main bearings. Nothing fancy, I know that I could buy them but what the hey. Tom

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-17-2011 at 12:25 AM
    I've added some more pictures to show how my stevenson valve gear is progressing.Tom

  • Posted in thread: Sideshaft Hit-miss on 02-13-2011 at 06:37 PM
    Just Fantastic! th_confused0052 Would like to see a video of it running?Tom

  • Posted in thread: Greetings from Bristol Connecticut on 02-10-2011 at 01:38 AM
    Welcome BillLike to see pics of your radial.Located in Southbury, CtTom

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-06-2011 at 09:21 PM
    Here are the final pictures of the slide link. I still need to do finish polish to remove tool
    marks, but that will come at a later date. I also had put sometime into making the connectors
    for the sli...

  • Posted in thread: Duplex Factory Steam Engine on 02-01-2011 at 07:37 PM
    I started making the valve slide links. As you can see in the pics I first machined the
    location of all the holes. Then cut the arcs. After I cut the first one off, I moved the plate
    to the other hole...

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