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Offline juandedios

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #15 on: April 14, 2014, 08:56:16 PM »
Thanks Hammer,
Your boiler is superb. Where there are more photos and information.
I do not understand your last post, sorry.

Hello Cheers,
The boiler is copper tube 1.5 mm. thick.
In the last picture shows just a body. When you finish the other body will unite.


Hello Zeeprogrammer,
There are few double boilers, look at the Hammer is very good.

Thank you all for your messages.
Greetings fellow.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2014, 02:25:53 PM »
Juan, do not worry about not understanding some of my last post, lost in the translation I guess. 
Difficulty getting photos as the boiler is in a boat. That is the reason for the twin boiler as I need the centre of gravity as low as possible.  I do have another boiler of strange design which was fitted to this boat  before.  I will look out some photos of this and post later . Hammer

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2014, 09:16:13 PM »
Nice boat. Who is she? Hugh.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2014, 09:27:18 PM »
P.S. Duke of Devonshire. The complete build can be seen on http://www.paddleducks.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=5011.0
« Last Edit: May 01, 2014, 03:09:16 PM by hammer »

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2014, 09:37:24 AM »
Ah!

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2014, 03:08:52 PM »
This may be of interest  the first boiler in the boat. Build can be seen on http://www.paddleducks.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=5011.0

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #21 on: May 01, 2014, 09:23:47 PM »
I know that boiler, it's in the Harris book, but can't think of its name. How does it go in comparison to more conventional types? I'll have a look at the build log when I've got a bit more time. Hugh.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2014, 04:10:52 PM »
I must apologise to Juan for invading his site.
Hugh, Mister wedge designed the original boiler & it takes its name from that, Wedge Boiler nothing to do with shape. The reason for the new boiler was to get the centre of gravity lower. The other disadvantage with the wedge it needs a good supply pump, not connected in the video so hand pump in use.  See running here.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2014, 09:10:11 PM »
Thanks for that, do you have a powered pump fitted yet?

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #24 on: May 20, 2014, 08:22:49 PM »
Hello fellow,

I have looked at the links and videos that comment. I liked and I've learned.
They can post whatever they want, I do not care, it's a compliment to me, thanks.

Can not imagine what it cost me to make welds with copper, because of course my lack of experience, but has helped me to begin to control things a bit.
Soldiers and the two bodies leak I proceeded to unite them and to have them pressure test to 10 Kg
So much was clear but had not thought beyond, after thinking many hours I got to work with the smoke box and subsequently the home.





I'm happy with the result and some first tests I've done I think will give good performance. Now think of the burner that had not yet clear to me either.



Greetings to all.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #25 on: September 12, 2015, 11:41:14 AM »
Hello!

 I have had some personal problems and I have not made works. I am already better and I decided to construct an alcohol burner for the boiler:



I have connected the boiler to the motor of two cylinders and this it is its aspect:



This it is the video of the test:


 Greetings.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #26 on: September 12, 2015, 12:49:40 PM »
Welcome back Juan. The engine runs wonderfully! Glad to see it.

--Tim

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #27 on: September 12, 2015, 08:44:12 PM »
Juan. I do like your work.
 As for my wedge boiler I did fit a pump driven off the paddle shaft. With a bypass valve fitted. But I was given 200mm of 60mm copper tube, so I have built a twin tube boiler similar to yours. Mine if a fire tube as opposed to a pot boiler as yours.

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #28 on: September 13, 2015, 04:27:21 AM »
Hi Juan, good to see you back in the shop. This engine is running like hell. Do you build a boat for it ?
Kind Regards
Achim

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Re: Autovapor Mad Max - homemade
« Reply #29 on: March 05, 2016, 10:26:17 AM »
Friends thank you very much for your comments.
 I want to show the progress:



test video:


regards.