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    Just a little humor. Christmas gift wrap

    Well I wrapped my wife's present and it needed some flare. So I added a special ribbon.
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    Old Lesson re learned on low tension ignition for a Red Devil 1903

    Well I just completed a Red Devil from Shelf Pet Models. It has low tension ignition . After trying different point metals , I settled on tungsten. Iron makes a big spark but erodes fast and guess where that iron spark slag goes. ?? I also tried various coils from a extremely low resistance...
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    Mystery bronze castings Help!

    I was given these mystery bronze castings yesterday. No plans . No info. Piston is .725 diameter? any info appreciated. Nice main casting. Marine engine ?? Thank you.
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    Poppin /Vacuum/ Flame Licker/ Runs 30+years later

    My friend Dwight Giles made this Poppin engine approx 30-40 years ago. He never managed to make it run, He has been cleaning shop lately and asked me to look at this engine. As always The machining was excellent . He used cast iron cylinder and Graphite Piston. It took me a while to figure out...
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    Elmer #34 with Brake Cylinders

    The title says most of it. Elmer's Engines has a Cross Twin Engine at chapter 34. So I call it an Elmer #34. I was fortunate enough almost 20 years ago to see an original design version running at my first visit to a BAEM show. BAEM= Bay Area Emgine Modelers. I joined the club shortly there...
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    BEAM engine with Peaucelliar-Lipkin Linkage

    Well here goes the long story. I built a Stuart BEAM engine in ~1989. I learned about the "Watt's" parallel motion. Studying this I found out about the Peaucelliar -Lipkin linkage that is "perfect" . I have always had it in the back of my mind...
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    BEAM engine with Peaucelliar-Lipkin Linkage.

    Well here goes the long story. I built a Stuart BEAM engine in ~1989. I learned about the "Watt's" parallel motion. Studying this I found out about the Peaucelliar -Lipkin linkage that is "perfect" . I have always had it in the back of my mind...
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    BAEM Engine Show GoodGuys August Calif.

    Bay Area Engine Modelers show The BAEM club will have it's annual show this year at the Good Guys hot rod show August 22,23,24,25. It is located in Pleasanton Calife there. There is a LOT of space available so this is my invitation to all that would like to show their creations. We usually set...
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    Bay Area Engine Modelers show WEME

    An invitation to join us. Hello I am the President of Bay Area Engine Modelers. BAEM We have an annual engine show . It is held at the Good Guys Nationals Hot Rod show. They have for many years provided us a beautiful $ spacious building to show our works. Our club is mostly I.C. but...
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    Denny Hot Air Pumping complete

    Just finished The 1/4 scale Denny Hot Air pumping engine. No paint yet. YouTube, my first, is available here. https://youtu.be/YADgoHTfmuI Castings from Wade Eisner <[email protected]>
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