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    Indexing head

    congrats that's a very tidy wee unit Gabby
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    I've been playing with my dividing head

    Hi there Brian, I watch your builds in awe, as getting to your level of expertise, may take a little while for me. Many thanks for your comments and I hope to have an engine worthy of putting my flywheel on. Graham
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    I've been playing with my dividing head

    Hi there Alan, Wow, that is a beautiful engine and looks like a relatively easy build, however on reading your notes ,I see you recommend a smaller diameter flywheel than the one you made. I am thinking that I might go into the shed with an IC engine in mind and see what falls out of my tools. I...
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    I've been playing with my dividing head

    Hi John, thanx for the info, I did consider doing exactly what you have described and then thought that once the flywheel is attached, I should have no need to remove it that often. I do have a question though, is 5 degrees to much of an angle or would a lesser taper angle be more suitable? ie:-...
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    I've been playing with my dividing head

    As the title suggests, I've been having a play with my dividing head. I have been house bound for a couple of weeks now, and managed to get some quality alone time in my shed, I started out by making a steel boss for a flywheel on my lathe and it grew from there. Sorry there is no build log or...
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    BP for sale

    Hi there "big", As much as I would enjoy your lovely machine at my place, I think the transport to N.Z. might just make it "cost prohibitive" dammit Cheers Graham
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    Building A Billabong Engine

    hi there, just wondering if this thread has ended or maybe you finished the engine without a commentary. Sorry I have only just found your build thread, as I was researching the billabong engine as an engine worth getting the castings for and I am very impressed with your description of your...
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    Gus's Rupnow Hit and Miss Engine.

    Looking good Gus, I will be following this one too. Graham Mmmmm fishing;D
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    Swifty's build of Rupnow engine.

    Hi ya Paul, You are coming on great with this one, I like the use of the heat/shrink process I must try it myself someday' Cheers Graham :cool:
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    Niiiice one Gus, you should be very proud of Webbie she looks really pretty all dressed up and sparkly. woohoo1th_wavwoohoo1
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    Please make another movie, but not a scarey one eh. Graham :eek:
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    Awww the new baby is born, congratulations big fella. Cheers;D:)
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    Hi there Gus, I can see that I have to get A into G and build myself one of those (Grrrrr, so many other things to do :rant:) thanx Gus. Cheers Graham :D
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    nearly there, just the little bits that seem so frustrating. Cheers Graham ;D;D
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    My very first Webster Petrol IC Engine

    I am in awe of your building skills Gus, and the time taken to do the build is impressive, and we get some history lessons on the way. Man, that is great. Gus, the happy fisherman no ? Gus, the happy machinist yes ?
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