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

Chuck
 

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