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    What have you been doing today?

    It's just been a wet year, so far this year. Yep, and it's the same down the coast. It is sad that this is the 4 time this year they have had floods, but they all know that they live in flood plans. Cheers Andrew
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    What have you been doing today?

    Hi All, Just trying to stay dry, had 260mm of rain in the last 3 days, that's over 10" for all you imperial people. Keep well all, Cheers Andrew
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    First 4 Stroke First V twin.

    I have also built the OHC 17cc single, the drawings had mistakes in them in relation to dimensions not matching up. Cam in that one is at the same info level as the "V" twin. And as has been found out, there is very little info on the web site on the cam cutting. It took me cutting 3 cams to get...
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    First 4 Stroke First V twin.

    Mechanicboy, they have very limited info on the cam angles, It has taken me 6 different cam grinds to get close to getting one to run correctly, and I am still working on it Cheers Andrew
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    First 4 Stroke First V twin.

    Mario, It sounds lean, also are you using plenty of oil(20%) Cheers Andrew
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    First 4 Stroke First V twin.

    Mario, Very nicely done, look good.. Cheers Andrew
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    V-TWIN---MAYBE V-4

    Brian, Why not put the cam between the cylinders, I know yours would be different, but less machining. Twin I built, 35cc Cheers Andrew
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    CAD /Autocad Help

    I agree, but CAD has its uses, still have my drawing stuff and still use every now and then just to keep the hand in. Cheers Andrew
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    Robs Howell V4

    Rob, I ordered 1/16" to 5/16" end mills and reamers for doing model engines as most of the old plans(30's -60's) that I have been building use these sizes, just so I have them at hand. Cheers Andrew
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    CAD /Autocad Help

    Dave, I don't even run windows 11, and Autocad runs fine on XP on a stand alone comp, not connected to the net so nothing changes in the comp. I also have 8 and 16mm film and slide/negative scanners that the software wont run on any thing after windows 7 and no you can't get updated drivers, the...
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    CAD /Autocad Help

    Hi All, I'm still running Autocad 14 in XP( I have full programme on disc) on a stand alone comp. It's not connected to the net so no nasty updates. I don't use it much any more but is great when needed. Cheers Andrew
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    May the Fourth

    Hi All, May the Fourth be with you always Cheers
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    Gear Cutting

    Hi All, Now just the engine, still need to do the 1/16" key way in the drive gear, then heat treat the gears. Cheers Andrew
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    Gear Cutting

    Hi All, Had a couple of days off, my back was tightening up on me, so had a brake from doing anything. Had a good day today got the shaft, nut, drive flange, prop washer and bolt machined. All parts laid out and then assembled. The small nut that holds the gear on the shaft was 1/4"UNF in...
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    Brian builds a Corliss

    Brian, you may have to set them so it runs as well as you can get it to, then pin the levers to the valves. Cheers Andrew
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