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  1. Johno1958

    raym/rupinow vert hit & miss

    Sorry Ray. At the moment I have stopped work on mine, it's been too hot to even think about going in the garage... cookin
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    Barstock single cylinder in metric

    Congratulations Very nice engine
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    Hi minh-thanh. Not a lot happening at the moment although I have started the con rod. Very busy a month either side of Christmas at work for me and family fishing trips . It's is also very hot this time of year in the garage at over 100 farenheit degrees yesterday but when the energy level...
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    raym/rupinow vert hit & miss

    Thanking you
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    Yep I'm hearing you there lol
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    I bought some 1214 steel to have another go at crankshaft making and this one I like. I will have to sand a little as the bearings are a bit of a tight press fit at the moment. Hopefully It is the last crank I have to try make for this engine but I need the practice........ John
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    raym/rupinow vert hit & miss

    Thanks for those pictures on the ring making Ray. I will definitely have a go at making them. Is the od the same as the cylinder bore and what should I be aiming for the id. Cheers John
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    Make the reservation for my V4 engine project

    Well done Minh Thanh ,she is a beauty
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    As luck would have it a mate of mine had some 1' round cold rolled 1144 he bought from Amazon a couple of years ago and gave me what he had left a 7" length. Milled it down flat and had another go.Cuts like butter. Problem with using the round is when I make the counter balance and fit them...
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    Make the reservation for my V4 engine project

    Minh Thanh some nice work there mate.
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    Thanks guys I'll get there eventually .If I need to make a dud or two to get a good one ...well and good It's the only way I will learn. I will try some different metals .The key steel was ok to machine but felt very dry and for me did not finish very well.I used a parting tool to cut the...
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    I would love to Ray but you can't buy it in Australia and the cost of getting it mailed from the USA is jaw dropping. John
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    Rupnow-Johnno Vertical hit and miss

    Well I just had a go at making my first one piece crankshaft and stuffed it up.I went slightly undersized on the long shaft and the bearing fit is too sloppy. I could rescue it by changing from metric bearings to imperial but I want to have another go.This time I will try some s1214 steel...
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    raym/rupinow vert hit & miss

    Good stuff. I'll be watching John
  15. Johno1958

    Werowance attempts Upshur Vertical Single

    Good job and I must say the finish is fantastic.
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