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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #705 on: October 30, 2016, 08:52:22 PM »
Little bits at a time and it will be finished. I'm aging my drawings for the P&W.
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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #706 on: October 30, 2016, 09:06:39 PM »
Chip by chip Bill... You've got the big stuff behind you. Any shop time is good time. All the best , Paul

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #707 on: October 30, 2016, 10:09:11 PM »
Hey Bill, Looking good!

When I saw the phrase 'first flywheel'   :headscratch: I had to look back to an earlier post to see the line drawing of the finished engine - this one has a flywheel on either side of the piston rod, and are pinned together to make the crank? Never seen that setup before, but its clever!

Still watching along...   :popcorn:

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #708 on: October 30, 2016, 10:16:18 PM »
Doable and did  :ThumbsUp:. Flywheel looks good Professor.  You and Crueby are great testamonials for the Sherline brand.  Hmmmm, wonder if I can convince Lou that I need a house mill and lathe  :thinking:. Keep your bit sharp.

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #709 on: October 30, 2016, 10:20:13 PM »
Doable and did  :ThumbsUp: . Flywheel looks good Professor.  You and Crueby are great testamonials for the Sherline brand.  Hmmmm, wonder if I can convince Lou that I need a house mill and lathe  :thinking: . Keep your bit sharp.

Cletus

It IS nice to have a lathe/mill that will fit in the house without major structural support or riggers to bring in, will fit through doors, and will fit on a benchtop that you can pull a chair up to! 

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #710 on: October 30, 2016, 10:22:51 PM »
Thanks guy, it felt kinda nice to be making a mess again in the shop.

Bill

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #711 on: October 30, 2016, 10:56:54 PM »
Hi Bill, good to see you back in the shop. The next runner is really taking shape now.
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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #712 on: October 30, 2016, 11:06:04 PM »
Bill....I just went through this entire build!    Nice

I'd like to apologize for my absence.   This year has been kinda rough in a lot of ways....

Great build!    I especially like your method of making piston rings.....hmmmmmm I think a G&T is in order while I postulate!!!!....

Dave
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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #713 on: October 30, 2016, 11:40:34 PM »
Ah I am two ahead of you then Dave. :) Enjoy !!

Bill

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #714 on: October 31, 2016, 12:01:27 AM »
Hey Bill

Good to see that you were able to remove the covers from the machines; if even for just a little while.



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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #715 on: October 31, 2016, 12:12:49 AM »
Thanks Dave. hopefully its not just an anomaly. I really want to try and get the P&W finished up over Christmas. There are two more projects waiting in the wings already :)

Bill

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #716 on: October 31, 2016, 12:39:47 AM »

Thanks Dave. hopefully its not just an anomaly. I really want to try and get the P&W finished up over Christmas. There are two more projects waiting in the wings already



I hear you there Bill....

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #717 on: October 31, 2016, 02:18:53 AM »
It's great to see you back at this project Bill.  :ThumbsUp:

I'm also pleased that you're persevering with doing the flywheels on your Sherline lathe. I'm watching this process closely.

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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #718 on: November 12, 2016, 02:55:53 AM »
Hello Bill!
Glad to see you back at it.  I stopped by today to check progress and maybe send you a note to see how you're doing.  Delighted to see the progress.   :pinkelephant:

If it's any encouragement, when times get busy, stopping for an hour even if only to work on one surface of one part is still moving forward (and taking a much-needed break). 

Keep up the great work.  LMK if I can be of any assistance.

Enjoy!
Todd.


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Re: Parsell & Weed Horizontal IC Engine
« Reply #719 on: December 29, 2016, 06:18:20 PM »
I was never happy with the mounting hardware for the cylinder and crankshaft supports. Then 4-40 hex head screws are somewhat of a pain to put in as well. Anyway, I had ordered some 4-4- studs and a length of 3/16" hex stock from McMaster and got the nuts made. I think it looks a bit better and so far seems easier to put them on and take them off which will be needed for final painting, assy., etc.

Bill