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    Crankshaft help

    I agree with the loctite. Tough stuff. Just give it enough time to fully cure. It will set in about 20 minutes or less, but full cure is 24 hours. Clean parts real good with Acetone or the likes. Oils and such don't mix with loctite. After full cure it takes heat (600 degrees) to seperate.
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    Elmer #34 with Brake Cylinders

    Beautiful engine and very good work. I just cant believe the price of brass nowadays.
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    First engine

    Wobblers are good builds to get familiar with basic machining. I am still learning myself and I have been doing it for a few years. On my builds I try to make them run on as little air pressure as possible. Its a personnel challenge. I have been able to get some down to a pound or less of air...
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    I agree.
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    No. 1 Arbor Press

    I have a HF and it seems to work pretty good. I would buy it again if i had to. Only use it occasionally.
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    Kerzel engine

    Yes, What awake said. I too would like to know more detail about the build.
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    Kerzel engine

    That is very nice work for a first time build.
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    Complete Model Engineering Shop

    So sorry to hear that you are giving it up. I will miss the contributions that you have made to this forum.
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    Chinese model engine problem

    Need more info. What model do you have?
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    Bolton No.2 Mill Engine

    Nice work. Good luck on the rest of it. Keep posting....Tom
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    Newbie from central Virginia

    Hello and welcome. Some guys do some great work on smaller lathes and mills.
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    Chinese hit and miss engines

    Each and every time I start mine I lube all pivot points and gears etc. with light oil. Bring psiton up to tdc and with a long spout oil can you can get a drop or two of oil on the cylinder. Also , I don't run mine too long. maybe 6 or 8 minutes max. Just enough to show off. I have only used...
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    Chinese hit and miss engines

    I got one. Mine is silver and I think its called Euchine. You have to choke it some to start it. Put finger on intake, 2 revolutions, then bring flywheel on compression stroke and give it a spin. With mine I still have to restrict air flow with finger until it starts to take hold. I thought...
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    Hello from Oklahoma

    Hello and welcome. Sounds like you have plenty to offer.
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    School me on engine starters

    Will you have a charging system ? In the real world you can get many electrical starts before it pulls the batteries down.
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    New to Forum, Illinois

    Hello and welcome. Kind of new to it myself. The more you do the better/easier it gets.
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    Hit and miss engine

    I tend to agree with you. That carb looks good and that guy Chuck has built some pretty nice stuff.
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    Hit and miss engine

    I am far from being an expert on these things but from what I have seen and known homemade carburation is always a problem. You have to usually improvise a choke of sorts to get it rich and as it warms up it may run at a pretty much fixed position. You can get a manufactured commercial carb...
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    Hit and miss engine

    Thanks for the reply Coulsea.......Tom
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    Hit and miss engine

    Looks good. I have those plans also but not gotten around to building it yet. I take it that you are a pretty experienced builder. I have not been at this very long. What kind of skill level would you rate it at?