3 Cylinder Fairbanks Model

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    cfellows

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    Well, it's all back together and touched up. Model of 1910 Fairbanks 3 cylinder, 80 HP stationary engine. Bore and stroke are 3/4" x 7/8". Here's the video of the finished engine.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXu_Y41hsRo[/ame]

    I'm struck by how much it sounds like a diesel, especially in the mid range RPM.

    Chuck
     
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    That is simply an amazing job you've done there Chuck! Beautiful engine mate!

    cheers, Ian
     
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    What a great runner. No words for it & that on such a short time....
    Now you build the same , but running on diesel wright???
     
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    I really dig this engine! Great work! You build thread was great and well documented.
     
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    Mighty fine work on the Fairbanks Chuck. It's always interesting to see your builds come to a great finish. The sound is super.
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    Really great job here Chuck. And in such a short time too.
    you must not sleep much.:D:D:D

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    Nice work Chuck! Love color choice, I didn't realize how big the original engine was 11"x13" bore and stroke and it only made 80hp, must have been low rpm with massive torque.
    Cheers
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    Well done Chuck, great job, and runs nice too,

    Keep up the good work,

    Kind regards

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    Well Done! Great Sound.

    I've seen and heard a full-sized one and you nailed the experience.

    It cries out for a matching generator (whoops, "dynamo").

    --ShopShoe
     
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    Chuck, great job,great sound. larry1
     
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    Great job on the Fairbanks Chuck!

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    G'Day Chuck,
    Excellent workmanship on your engine.
    I am amazed how quickly you have built it from the time of your first post on the engine. Looks & sounds great.
    Regards,
    Don.
     
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    Just awesome Chuck.
     
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    Elegant and beautifully voiced engine...
     
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    Looks GREAT!!!!Good Job.

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    great work .....as usual
    and the sound is awsomeThm:
     
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    Fantastic Chuck! Impressive as always.

    Man the sound of this engine is superb!
     
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    Hat off chuck
     
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    Chuck,
    Was that your own design or did you build from someones plan.
    Castings or barstock?
    Beautiful engine and great sound.
    You sure get a lot accomplished in a short time. I have been working on the same engine for a couple of years now, but finally am getting close.

    Mike
     
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    Thanks, Mike, that was my own design, although I did reference some other drawings to get the right proportions.

    Chuck
     

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