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Offline Gas_mantle

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #195 on: June 12, 2018, 09:44:24 PM »
It looks an impressive boiler, did you post any info / photos etc of its build ? I'd be interested to read about it.

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #196 on: June 12, 2018, 09:46:27 PM »
Some great models in your video Pavel  :)

Did you make the vertical boiler powering the Corliss engine ?

Hi, yes I did. Drew and welded from stainless steel.






































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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #197 on: June 12, 2018, 10:04:03 PM »
Thanks Pavel  :)

That's a nice piece of kit. I'm looking to get something similar later this year but building one is beyond my skill so I'll have to buy  :(

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #198 on: June 12, 2018, 10:38:22 PM »
Thanks Pavel  :)

That's a nice piece of kit. I'm looking to get something similar later this year but building one is beyond my skill so I'll have to buy  :(

after experience, I know it's harder to make a steam boiler than a steam engine

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #199 on: June 12, 2018, 11:13:31 PM »

after experience, I know it's harder to make a steam boiler than a steam engine

Yea I can understand that,  I've got the materials to make a small copper boiler and I think I can possibly make a very simple one but really I want something about 6" dia with fire tubes suitable for coal firing and to do that I'm going to have to buy one.

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #200 on: June 12, 2018, 11:45:59 PM »
I haven't made a boiler yet (not counting the little 0-4-0 locomotive).
What makes the boiler harder to make?
Making sure it can take the pressure?
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Re: Straight line steam engine
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Offline J.L.

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #202 on: July 27, 2018, 10:10:18 PM »
This is an incredible and an inspiring build and video.

Absolutely top drawer.

Beautiful.

John

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Re: Straight line steam engine
« Reply #203 on: July 28, 2018, 12:53:24 AM »
Beautiful work Pavel!

Dave