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    Used Computer Hard Drive Parts

    Deverett: I'm the guy you offered help to on the Mogens Kilde side lever engine. PLEASE send me the plans! Very grateful. Really need a project these days!! Bob bpsrm@att.net
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    Elmer's Comber Rotary Engine

    Lou: Bet you get lots of "problems" wrt ur name. Anyway, my Comber runs like a scalded cat!! If u read all my posts you'll see how I did it. Too much to type. Call me at 937 272 3579 any time. Retired and I'll do all I can to help. I've built 50 engines! All run. Also a Hit and Miss and an...
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    Help!!! I have about 95% of this built but the reversing valve body has me very confused and frustrated!! I think I have found at least two major mistakes in the drawing and translating the German wrt that part(s) helps none but I am not sure. Could anybody please help me? A very experienced...
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    Pete: You were very helpful on my first questuion. But I still need lots of help. There's the question WRT the valve body orientation AND I just can't figure out the valve body at all! Even a highly experienced machinist friend couldn't help! I THINK I've discovered at least 2 mistakes in...
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    Hey Pete! Believe it or not I finally found the reversing valve mount holes! Sorry to bother u. Still need answers to the other two questions. Thanks! Bob
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    H Pete: More questions please. Hope u see these soon. Progress is stopped. Besides the porting valve body question, which I appreciate u answering, look at part 25, the reversing valve body. I see 2 holes in the cross brace and the body sits on it, but there are no corresponding holes...
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    Hi Pete: I did the same things so thanks. It worked. Now help me with something else. the valve body has two doifferent sides, one has two slots and one has a Tee slot. Which one is out? Looking at where they might mate,. it seems the Tee should be out. What did u find? Thanks. Bob
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    Project of the Month - February 2017

    I started this but hit a wall when I had to cut threads for the con rods. What size did u use and how in the world do u do such small delicate stuff? I stop at 2-56!! I have the frame and cylinders , pistons, valves but am stimied on the con rod ends.Help. Pics of tapping? Thanks Swift752...
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    Lotsa free engine plans

    Elmers plans are ALL open domain and free. It says so at the beginning of the plans page. If in one of is books, he published hoping they'd be freely distributed. At least that's what I have read. SO don't worry!!! Do you have Elmers # 43? If so, could I have a copy of the plans? Been...
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    Corliss steam engine plans

    Would love to find decent plans for a Corliss engine of any type. Thanks. Swift752
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    Vee 2 steam

    Everything. German technical language is unusual in that it strings together MANY words to make one. A normal translator, unless specifically geared to technical language, will never translate something like this. Parts names maybe a little, but certyainly not most words in an article of this...
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    Vee 2 steam

    V12/10 vee two cylinder steam engine. Plans are all in German. Anybody have in English? Thanks!
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    Model eng. from Leavenworth

    Can anyone help me with the plans for the Elmer paddle boat engine (not at the Elmer site) above and , in English, the Modelldampfmaschine V10/12. It's a beautiful Vee 2 steam engine. You can see it at I'm just dieing to make both of them. I've made all but 5 of the above engines. Thanks!
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    Model eng. from Leavenworth

    I'd love to have the plans for the paddle boat engine. Can you help me? Thanks. Swift752 Bob
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    Bernay Engine Build Problems

    Finished up and running. Thanks. Bob
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