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Old 06-15-2015, 07:06 AM   #1
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Hi Guys

I am fairly new to the Forum and I decided to post some photos of my projects here.

I competed Engine #5BI around February and then built the #1 Boiler.

I have finished the #1 Engine this weekend and now has to go to the "paint shop"

My next project is the #6 engine....gosh, its big compered to the #5 and #1!!

Your commends will be appreciated

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Old 06-15-2015, 01:35 PM   #2
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Very, very nice all accounts. The complete steam plant display is well done. I especially like the beautiful wooden bases you've made.
I see that you are running the boiler on gas. Could you share some details about the burner please?
Can't wait see the next few ...
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Very very nice builds there
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Very, very nice all accounts. The complete steam plant display is well done. I especially like the beautiful wooden bases you've made.
I see that you are running the boiler on gas. Could you share some details about the burner please?
Can't wait see the next few ...
Cheers
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Hi Charlie

Thanks for the commends.

I used a little camping stove, dismantled the frame and slotted the base plate to accommodate the gas line and base of the burner, then simply bolted it onto the base, the connection to the canister also has a flame controller which makes it possible to control the boiler heat effectively. I have a closeup photo somewhere which I will upload for you. Could not find it, so I took one quickly

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Since the last post I've stripped, cleaned and painted the engine, I decided to add cladding to the cylinder while waiting for the paint to dry and I am very pleased with the result. Seems I have difficulty to upload the photos, Need some re-sizing
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Hi All

I've started on the #6 PMR Engine.

For some reason I start all my projects with the flywheel first.

The bore is almost ready, then I will make a separate axle with key way to do the final turning and also for future use on the crank.

I will post photos as work progresses

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Good day all

Its been some time since my last post.

I made the axle and did key ways both ways. It came to be a perfect fit and made turning of the remaining work on the flywheel very easy. It fitted so tight that I turned the flywheel without the grupp screw and only fitted that last.

I polished the flywheel and came out real nice!!

I will add some photos

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I cant get the order of the photos right yet

Well with the flywheel completed its on the the next part
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I managed to complete all parts of the crank and tomorrow I will start press fitting it...I might add that this would be a very carefully executed exercise. A mistake might ruin my work of about 15 hours on the crank parts. Hope for the best


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