The Cylinder Bottoms -Part 2
Putting the High Pressure aside, I got to work on the low pressure.
I took a risk - and it seems to have paid...
The Cylinder Bottoms
After taking some time off to visit with Grand-kids, I started to work on the cylinder bottoms.
Started with the High...
The Cylinder Covers
The Hi and Low pressure covers came as castings and were reasonably symmetrical.
There was a raised area on the underside...
Thanks for all the replies-
"Full Steam Ahead"!! (pun intended)
Moving on to the port faces.
I measured the Distance from the edge of the LP...
I started to work on the block today.
After studying the Plans for the block,
I came to the conclusion that Stuart leaves a lot...
I am a relative newbe here and in a machine shop.
A little background -
I am an almost-retired electrical engineer, still have a day...
I just unpacked a Stuart Compound Twin castings set.
I bought it about 6 years ago.
The drawings are VERY YELLOW and do not have an...
MickeyDD - I sent you a PM.
Your S50 looks beautiful. My results are a bit cruder at this point but getting better....
To anyone interested, the extra parts have been sold.
Thanks for reading,
I am working on a model boat right now,
but the reversing gear and...
I have some spare parts and a couple of copies of the book.
The smaller copy is the original, and the larger was a reprint with added details....
The "spare parts" kit I have was partially built, and in the CI rounds for the
Cylinder Tops and Bottoms There is only 1.
I recommend you...
Hope you have gotten your casting set by now.
I will be posting a list of spare parts for anyone who might need them.
I just moved the...
Ben, and all,
I must confess that I did not trust my own abilities when I stared this build,
so I found a partial set of castings on e-bay that...
I have spent a few more days working on my shop.
Lots of pieces to move around.
Slowly coming together.
Here are some more pics.
Here is the thread on youtube that gave me the courage to
The story starts 40 years ago. I built a "Garage" with no garage door, and
no driveway leading to it.
For 40 years it was my shop, storage...
I have finished my first engine from castings, a Stuart D10.
I had a lot of guidance from the YouTube thread by "TinkerJohn"
Thanks to everyone for your input.
They have led me to investigate things further.
What I find is that certain belts (the scotchbrite - linishing)...
That matches up with what I have been able to find out.
When I bought it, it did have a fixture for R8 Collets along with
one for drills...
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