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  1. deeferdog attached a file to the thread Mill Engine.

    Well, onward and upward as they say. This model is starting to occupy nearly all my free time and mutterings can be heard about leaking...

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  2. deeferdog replied to the thread new lathe.

    I have the AL250 lathe and it suits me down to the ground. MT 3 in the tailstock is a real bonus. I fitted a brake about a year ago,...

    Jul 16, 2019 at 1:57 AM
  3. deeferdog attached a file to the thread Mill Engine.

    The design of the crosshead on the plans, I thought it looked a bit ordinary and could do with some improvement. I kept the basic idea...

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  4. deeferdog attached a file to the thread Mill Engine.

    [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] The little end of the connecting rod connects to the crosshead through the crosshead yoke. The...

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  5. deeferdog replied to the thread Piston material.

    I have just finished a 76 mm bronze piston running in an aluminium cylinder and it seems OK. Thermal expansion of Al is greater than...

    Jul 13, 2019 at 9:06 PM
  6. deeferdog liked Brian Rupnow's post in the thread Verical hit and miss engine.

    Today seen the first bit of jewelry finished and installed. This is the topmost governor bracket. There will be many more small pieces...

    Jul 12, 2019 at 11:50 PM
  7. deeferdog replied to the thread Information on Coles Corliss Model.

    What a beautiful engine! Any chance of some pictures? Cheers, Peter

    Jul 12, 2019 at 6:59 AM