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    I'm glad you're revisiting this engine, Brian. I followed the original build and I really liked the whole concept. I'll be looking...
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    I use a coarse-bristle brush to pull the chips out of the rubber soles of my shoes. The ritual is: sweep floor, brush off shoes over...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    To add to what Steamchick said above, I don't do TIG, although I wish I did sometimes. I tried Alumiweld several years ago during my...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    Brian, I gotta like this one. It runs nicely and I'm sure it will sound better when the gear covers are back. Congratulations on...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread T head engine by Brian.
    Brian, I think it looks "right" with two flywheels. You've got the artistic eye design skills as well as the engineering skills. I...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread pin punch sizes.
    abuttriss, Here's a link to the starret catalog: https://www.starrett.com/metrology/product-detail/S565WBS#Specifications Or, at...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread Farm Boy no 818.
    That turned out well. I like the colors, and the polished bits as well. It runs and sounds great. Wonderful hit and miss action. Thank...
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    mp409mm, Just to make things clear: When I talked about the "size" above I was referring to the size of the toolpost, not the size of...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread Steam engine shaped object..
    That runs very well on steam. I even think I like it better running on steam. You have done a good job with restoring this engine. I...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread Flywheel question.
    In the years I have been reading these forums, I have seen many approaches: As, Green Twin says above, aluminum does not have enough...
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    These are all the same type holder, but in different sizes. 0XA is the smallest, CXA is the largest in the group. There are other sizes...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread Loctite Question.
    More than you probably wanted to know: https://www.henkel-adhesives.com/us/en/products.html Realistically, the industrial suppliers...
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread FlourCity Tractor Engine.
    That is unique and I like it a lot. It sounds good running too. Thank You for sharing your work. --ShopShoe
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    ShopShoe replied to the thread Farm Boy running.
    That's very nice. I don't think it's too slow. It's hitting and missing very well. Thank You for posting. --ShopShoe
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    Congratulations Brian. I am doing a mental happy dance for you this morning. I follow all your adventures and I have to say again that...
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