Elmer's Comber Rotary Engine

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  1. Apr 25, 2019 #1

    BoCam

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    This is my first running steam engine!
    Elmer's Comber Rotary Engine. Built according to the plans without changes. (as much as I can manage ;))
    I have no background in machining so I'm still learning as I go. I used an old Harbor Freight Mill/Lathe combo tool I purchased with the help of a friend a while ago.

    Below is a video of it running. I can't say exactly what air pressure it was running on since the gauge on my air compressor starts reading at around 10 or 15 psi and I ran it up to a max of about 30 psi (I think).



    Thanks for your interest.
    Bob
     
  2. Apr 25, 2019 #2

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    Very nice engine
     
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    Shiny! Great job on a first engine.
     
  4. Apr 26, 2019 #4

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    Thank you Michael-au and Vederstien, I had fun building it and I'm trying to decide what to build next. ;)
     

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