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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Set Screw Advice.
      I can't imagine why you would want to mess around with blobs of solder or tiny brass balls especially with #2 screws when it so easy to...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Set Screw Advice.
      In post #1 , dadviyat is looking for a method of holding the eccentric in place long enough to time the engine and be able to remove it...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Set Screw Advice.
      I have found that soft plugs or brass tipped set screws do not have sufficient "bite" to hold a cam or eccentric in place long enough...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Set Screw Advice.
      Work out where the set screw needs to be along the shaft then machine an undercut approx .020 in. deep, sufficient width to fit the...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread PISTON SIZE.
      Rocketman: the Snow is a double acting engine so a pre-made piston will not work. It has to be a solid piston flat on both sides like a...
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      WOW ! Just Wow! Of the 7 I.C. engines I have (5 built by me ,2 inherited) the 2 that have CDI and miniature plugs will not start or...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread PISTON SIZE.
      Harglo: How did you get around the cylinder lubrication problem? I'd like to run on propane. I have not been able to get mine running...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread PISTON SIZE.
      Bill: Absolute concentricity and thickness of cylinders ,combustion chambers ,heads etc. is essential otherwise cylinder assemblies will...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Mery Explosive Engine.
      Drawings call for a Buzz coil operated by a complicated brass strip and advance/ retard lever arrangement triggered by 2 screws in the...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread PISTON SIZE.
      Bill: I built a Snow a couple of years ago and had the same problem. There was no way I was going to try making rings so opted to go to1...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Mery Explosive Engine.
      Both of the inlet pipes are screwed into the chambers so a method of attaching the mixer block was needed. The block is 2 pieces of...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Mery Explosive Engine.
      Inlet and exhaust chambers are cast in pairs. I found it easier to separate the inlets but machined the exhaust together until they...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Kinner 5 cylinder radial.
      petertha Yes that's right it is the larger engine . Dad used glo plugs because they were quick and easy. He knew he was running out of...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Kinner 5 cylinder radial.
      Magazine article says it's a K-5 . It is the larger one. smaller version came later. Made a dummy distributor on the back of the engine...
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      oldengineguy replied to the thread Mery Explosive Engine.
      1109 shows the exhaust rocker temporarily installed to measure the fitted length of the connecting link between the eccentric strap 1111...
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