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      swarf reacted to Richard Hed's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      I'm still working on a Coles/Ray Corliss after 40 years or so. Made a bit of progress, however, milling parts is difficult. Turning is...
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      swarf replied to the thread Stuart 10v.
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      swarf reacted to packrat's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Yes, it took me 3 years to finish a Stuart beam engine, just working on it when I had some time...
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      swarf reacted to AndrewW's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Result! :D
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      swarf reacted to Apprentice707's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      These 10 V & H Stuart Engines can't be rushed, I received a set of castings from my parents for my 12th birthday (cost 12 shillings and...
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      swarf replied to the thread Stuart 10v.
      Figured out the problem. I thought for sure it was the bearings or the crank. 400 wet or dry and a piece of polished granite is a great...
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      swarf reacted to Drawfiler's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Swarf, The first engine I attempted was a 10 v, this was while I was at school, the only kit we had in the workshop was a Myford Ml7 and...
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      swarf reacted to Steamchick's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Hi Swarf, I fully endorse Andrew: don't beat yourself up about it... Just say "OK, I have learned that lesson, now lets see if the guys...
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      swarf reacted to AndrewW's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Another thought.... Bolt your existing bearing blocks together, side by side, onto a piece of flat bar. Drill and ream both at the same...
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      swarf replied to the thread Stuart 10v.
      Thanks for all your help. Steamchick sometimes I get to the point where I've been working on something long enuf and then start taking...
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      swarf replied to the thread Stuart 10v.
      Steamchick and Andrew Lol the damage is done. Talk about eating a slice of humble pie. Need new bearing material and pretty sure my...
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      swarf reacted to AndrewW's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Hi swarf. As I recall I experienced a similar issue. The base of the bearings only need to be a fraction of a thou out to cause the...
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      swarf reacted to Steamchick's post in the thread Stuart 10v with Like Like.
      Hi "swarf". Just a reminder... so you do not drift into bad practices.. This thread is all about Model Engine Machining. So really you...
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      swarf replied to the thread Stuart 10v.
      Have been on this project on and off and am currently breaking in the main bearings. Turns absolutely 💯 until you snug up the nuts and...
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      swarf replied to the thread Toronto Team build.
      I live in Niagara, unfortunately I don't use the handle "swarf" for nothing. That's probably what the end product would wind up as.
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