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Offline Ian S C

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #105 on: June 14, 2014, 12:37:39 PM »
I.v got a 3 litre sprayer, it runs any of my little wobblers, but did not have the volume required to run the Stuart Turner S9, but that's quite a big engine, 1 1/2" stroke, 1 1/2" bore, double acting.        Ian S C

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #106 on: June 14, 2014, 04:01:32 PM »
Congrats on a runner Nick!  It looks great!
And using the sprayer pump is a brilliant idea! I'd never thought about that before.
Thanks for sharing the video!
Kim

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #107 on: June 14, 2014, 04:18:31 PM »
It's pretty and it runs.  :praise2:
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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #108 on: June 15, 2014, 04:43:40 AM »
Congrats on a runner Nick!  It looks great!
And using the sprayer pump is a brilliant idea! I'd never thought about that before.
Thanks for sharing the video!
Kim

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #109 on: June 15, 2014, 06:09:29 AM »
Hi Nick congratulation for this runner. The idea to use the weed killer spray pump is brilliant. Some years ago I have  run an engine by a normal small kitchen steam cleaner with success, but the following conflict with the rest of my family will let me never try it again.
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Achim

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #110 on: June 15, 2014, 11:50:58 AM »
Thanks chaps, hopefully next year at Harrogate it will get fully run in on the compressor! Gaskets probably aren't great, there's nothing in the piston rod gland and flywheel has a wobble but it runs ok and plenty of new learning points so reasonably happy.

Ian, yes the spray tends to run out pretty quick and I could only just pump fast enough to sustain it so with a 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 no chance!

Achim, haha I can see how that wouldn't go down well!

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #111 on: June 15, 2014, 02:56:07 PM »
Congrats Nick just finding you video. She runs pretty good to me bud and looks great. I like........... :praise2:


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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #112 on: June 15, 2014, 03:16:24 PM »
Nicely done Nick!  :ThumbsUp:

I wouldn't have thought of a spray pump......  :praise2:

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Re: Stew's Simple Mill Engine
« Reply #113 on: June 15, 2014, 07:22:53 PM »
Thanks Don and David!