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    Atkinson engine

    There’s a book by Vincent Gingery step by step building an Atkinson engine
  2. First test run SOE engine on air

    First test run SOE engine on air

    Running the SOE "Smeed Oscillating Engine on air. ( First run )
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    Enlarged a tiny diagram in the book Boat Modeling by Vic Smeed in order to build this oscillating engine. I took video of the building process and have published the first installment on Youtube.
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    Another shot of the Vic Smeed model boat steam engine with the "drawing" from the book that I used to construct the engine
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    Vic Smeed Oscillating steam engine from the book "Boat Modeling"
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    Maybe you could take an image and email it to me?
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    good video of the Polly Wog!
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    Yes! That's it, good video.
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    Thanks for the link, I will take a look.
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    I Found the article online and the dimensions, when they are given are hard to read. Also there is the difference in the pipe size and the actual diameter of the tube. So any additional information would sure help.
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    That's a nice looking engine.
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    Doug: Are the drawings you have the same as the pictures in the article? I'm in Virginia, near Charlottesville.
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    Wow that thing went high. Nice example. Looks like the cylinders were cast?
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    Every Boy His Own Manufacturer

    I found the Polly Wog steam outboard engine article on the web site for Popular Mechanics. I'm going to attempt to build it. The drawings are small and the dimensions are all for copper pipe fittings! So the dimensions ( for example) of the 3/8" copper tube cylinders shows 9/16" ID. The Tee...
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