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Don't worry, that engine will loosen right up.... ::)
I have seen posts where you just put the plate against the chuck and bring a live center up to the plate and friction turn it. Should you...
All I can say is WOW!
I learned how to add webs and what a difference it makes to the look of the model!
On the DBG I used we had a rod that was adjusted to an exact length. We then put the assembly in a fixture and dialed the reading to give...
If you get a 3 phase motor I know where a 1 hp VFD can be had for free...
I have a bunch of refractory brick suitable if you need it. Let me know.
P.S. I have the tig welder up and running at our new house in...
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind always be at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
and rains fall soft upon your...
I just bought an 80 grit wheel to try out. Looks similar to Gunboatguy's at almost half the price:...
Me and the family:
A pic for 428 Cobrajet (I'm on the front right):
And my old job:
No rolling chassis until I get gears!
With the larger size I need to recalculate the crankshaft and wheelshaft locations.
Not a big issue....
It was a &^%%#$%^&*()))!!!!!
First Saturday of every month other than July and August.
A lot of fun and some nice loco's in gauge 1.
If you are in town, look me up....
What a weekend!
I went to my first steam up on Saturday and had a blast! Learned a lot about steam engines and their operation. Got a tour of an...
Subscribed to your build. Looks fantastic!
I tried every compatibility mode in Vista and could not get any of Marv's programs to work. His programs are the only reason I tried so hard...
I know it is not Windows 7 but I have all of Marv's programs running under Vista 32 using DosBox.
Needs some setup but not too bad.
I had that same problem with a 2-56 die.
I turned a piece of drill rod to fit my die holder and tapped it through the center. Then I used...
Thanks. I will try to make the spring light enough to reduce friction and strong enough to seal.
Your build was also one that inspired....
On dissimilar metals you are correct as far as I know.
Brass seems to be exempt from that as I have seen many smaller engines built with...
Thanks for that.
I am going to build the cylinder and port face of brass but the piston out of stainless.
My understanding is that brass on...
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