Opposed 4 Air(craft) Engine

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  1. Dec 8, 2010 #1

    cfellows

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    I'm considering this done for now. I was going to add exhaust pipes, but I kind of like the look and sound as is. I'll have to think about it some more. Also thinking about putting together plans for it.

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    Chuck
     
  2. Dec 8, 2010 #2

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    Hi Chuck, I would be very great-full if you put together a set of plans.

    I would love to build your engine, and I'm sure others would too!

    -MB
     
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    Plans? You guys use plans?
     
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    Wow! That made some sounds like the real deal on start up for a second or two. Beautiful sound. Oh, and Chuck, you forgot to yell "CLEAR!!!" before throwing the juice to it. :big:


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  5. Dec 8, 2010 #5

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    Chuck, that is a beautifully built-and-sounding engine :bow: :bow: - and it makes my hands itch to try it for my first multi-cylinder engine!
    I've read your build log on it - a couple of times over already - and I must say this is a truly inspirational build. I love the elegant simplicity of your design, and especially your "slave exhaust valves" - BRILLIANT!

    Plans would be nice, but your engine is so good I'd even attempt to try to imitate it without plans. :-[ Do you mind taking a photo of it with a rule next to the block for scale though ?

    Kind regards, Arnold
     
  6. Dec 8, 2010 #6

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    Chuck,

    Magic stuff, congratulations; more "Fantastic Fellows." :bow: :bow:

    Best Regards
    Bob
     
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    Shades of Vee Dub! Even down to the sound!
     
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    It's a beautiful engine, but it's the sound that really gets me.
     
  9. Dec 8, 2010 #9

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    Great looking and sounding engine Chuck!

    I really like the lightening holes in the stand, it really adds to the aircraft theme.
     
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    Nicely done Chuck :bow: :bow: :bow:

    Super realistic sound. Great display.

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  11. Dec 9, 2010 #11

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    Wow chuck nice engine and like others have already said great sound . I have only been up in a small plane a few times but that little engine sounds like the real deal.
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    I had the privilege of seeing this one in person tonight. It sounds even better in person. Sign me up for plans too.
     
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    Very nice, very nice indeed Chuck. Wonderful sound too... You can put me on the list for plans also. Excellant work Chuck
    John
     
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    Well Chuck,

    You've done it again! :bow: :bow:

    Nice work Sir!

    Regards, Joe
     
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    its a work of art chuck
    the exposed timing gears really work on this engine
    (I mean it looks great lol )
    id like to attempt it too but i do know know if i would be able to do it justice
    Pete
     
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    Great looker and runs great, I heard the word plans, there might be plans, that would be a great Christmas gift under the tree, if ever there are available please count me in going to start looking for a prop, thanks again, Lathe Nut
     
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    What everybody else said. I had to play it 3 times. Really like that sound. Are plans/drawings in the making? ironman (Ray) Thm:
     
  18. Dec 10, 2010 #18

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    Beautiful work Chuck. And like everyone said, the sound is awesome.
     
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    Ditto what the others have said....very nice.
     
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    Fantastic little runner sounds like the real deal :bow:
     

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