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    1/8 Rider Ericsson - Home build

    I have had good luck with Gore-tex Piston rings, both circular cut or strip cut to fit in a piston ring groove. Gore-Tex is expanded PTFE. Also graphite lube is good with no oil. Just the powder form and mix with alcohol if needed. FWIW
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    Mery Explosive Engine

    Fantastic , I can relate, first time ? that is very impressive.
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    1/8 Rider Ericsson - Home build

    Thank You, fabulous build, and although I have never cast it is still a dream. Perhaps I missed it, you asked for advice on the displacer material choices. What did you actually use? It is an excellent runner!!
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    Heron of Alexandria Steam Engine

    Love it , and I am also a war of the worlds fan.
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    Offenhauser Inline 4 cylinder, Might Midget Model Engine Build

    Excellent !, very enjoyable following your work. Thank you.
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    Root&Vandervoort with Magneto

    Wow not sure how I missed this before, That is as good as it gets. Fantastic John,
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    Mery Explosive Vapor Engine: Getting 'Er Running

    Yes the cylinder oiler has a cap, mandatory, I use normal 30 wt. I found a few drops of wd 40 in the intake while running helps lube the intake valves and the rest. S/S or C/H Roy Sholl single spark CDI ignition big spark plug gap~35-40 thou.
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    Honda GX160- 8.5cc

    Info on the engraver you purchased please.
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    Mery Explosive Vapor Engine: Getting 'Er Running

    update on Carl;s Mery, It runs Great! Direct to video below then bla bla bla I was gifted this engine by it's builder, Carl Wilson. He never got it to the final running phase. I am good at that. I previously made some crappy Utube videos , so I asked fellow BAEM member Steve Hazelton to...
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    Offenhauser Inline 4 cylinder, Might Midget Model Engine Build

    Just my 1.414 cents worth I use Loctite 680 for cages with no issues .
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    Offenhauser Inline 4 cylinder, Might Midget Model Engine Build

    Is it just me? I am not getting a lot of your pictures?
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    Next Project

    Just a personal favorite , a Jag DOHC 6 with 3 SU carbs, But Not much of a challenge for you. For a challenge how about a Wankel I know I have seen someone attempt one but I have never seen one run, But I may be wrong. Another favorite is a Ducati with bevel drive you could even go desmo if...
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    Ford 300 Inline Six

    Sorry If I missed it in previous posts, but how are you taking the IR photo's ? That is exceptional in all respects. Thank as always for your excellent work and meaningful and educational posts. Thank you.
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