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Old 04-20-2011, 12:58 PM   #1
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Default James R. Senft's "Tapper" Plans?

Does anyone know where I can get the plans for this engine?


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Old 04-20-2011, 01:31 PM   #2
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They are in Senft's book "Miniature Ringbom Engines". I included a link below for the Moriya Press website. I believe they are the publisher. If you are interested in stirling engines, I highly recommend the book. There are 2 other Ringbom engine plans included as well as a good conceptual description of their operation. That is the book I am using to build mine.

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Hi ,Its also available from Camden Miniature Steam Services in the U.K
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I believe these are basically self publishes By Dr Senf or he owns Moriya press.
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Tapper was serialised in Model Engineer many moons ago, probably sometime in the 90's.

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Here is a link to a build I did last winter. It was my version of the Ringbom. They turned out and run quite well.
I still plan on putting one for sale to help out our local animal shelter.
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