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  1. doc1955

    Coming up on 2 years still enjoying it!

    It is coming up on 2 years of retirement. They did an artical in the local paper right after I retired. https://www.jamestownsun.com/news/4244598-little-engines-big-dreams Still not missing the old work scene!
  2. doc1955

    My Kerzel build

    I have a build in progress I know my vid's are not accepted real well here but here is a link to a play list https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLp95TDxCzDrX-2g6rPVkQhsAovdt86us7
  3. doc1955

    Tiny ignition system

    Was playing with my Tiny engines I built some time back. I had an ignition box I used from engine to engine. Well I decided to put dedicated ignition systems on them and I thought whill I have them apart I would show my set up for the hall sensor. I didn't want a spark on every revolution so I...
  4. doc1955

    Nickel plating my old zoomy pipes for the Little Demon

    I been wanting to try nickel and copper plating. So I decided to practice on the old zoomy pipes I made for the Little Demon engine (I since made headers). The big thing I see with the plating is you need to clean the pieces really good and warm your solution up (warming helps speed it up)...
  5. doc1955

    Coming up on the 9 year mark.

    Well it is about 9 years ago that I was working on some Ringbom engines when my compressor threw a rod. I milled one out of a piece of stock I had and it is still going strong (knock on wood). The compressor has been a good working unit since and it has gotten lots of usage. I would have never...
  6. doc1955

    Did you say snow ! LOL

  7. doc1955

    Sharpening end mills on new set up

    Sharpening end mills using my home built air bearing and on my new set up.
  8. doc1955

    Air cleaner for V-8

    Ok been messing around with making an air cleaner pan and the snout still want to put a piece for attaching the heat riser hose that will go down to the headers. Not sure if I should leave the flange on it or cut it off what do you think. The other engine I made an after market style air pan...
  9. doc1955

    New pipes on one of my Little Demon V-8's

    I do like the new sound.
  10. doc1955

    Huff & Puff x 2

    I just finished these 2 Huff & Puff engines and I can actually blow and get them to run. Was a fun little build.
  11. doc1955

    Huff & Puff

    Well I picked my next engine build.
  12. doc1955

    Mini Hog

  13. doc1955

    Mini Hog

    Don't know if anyone followed along on my build here but it is some what competed. And posted on my youtube channel.
  14. doc1955

    Coil winder

    Well started winding my first coil I wound the primary which went pretty good and started on secondary (12,500 wraps). I've got a plan for the vacuum chamber in mind and going to start as soon as I get the first one wound up. The wider that I built is working well.
  15. doc1955

    Friends 6 cycle engine

    A friend of mine has 2 6 cycle odd ball engines he made in school but never got them running. I volunteered to see if I could get them running for him. This is the first one .
  16. doc1955

    Rebuilding a small starter motor

    Here is a video of one of the things I do in the shop other than building model engines. Some times it keeps me pretty busy. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MKE328BRf4
  17. doc1955

    Small V-8 build

    I've been working on a couple V-8 engines. Getting ready to set the cams. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89gdsyeTXhU
  18. doc1955

    Picked up a Cadillac height gauge.

    Well last 5s sale they had where I work I picked up a Cadillac height gauge for I feel a pretty good price its and 18 inches and I found out the reason it was for sale. Seems the calibration dept found it was off by 75 millionths in the first 4 inches. I think that will be plenty close enough...
  19. doc1955

    Cutting cooling fins

    Some thing about cutting cooling fins gets me charged up and ready to go :big: :big: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wROXzesbfX8 oops I see I put this in the totally wrong area!
  20. doc1955

    Just playing with some polycarbonate.

    Well I finished my paying jobs this morning and decided to check some of my programs for Steves lit'l Demon v8 engine. I have a bunch of little pieces of plexi-glass laying around so I welded some up for a proofing block. I knew I'd find a use for those little pieces some day. I found 2 errors...
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