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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1020 on: January 23, 2016, 04:14:32 AM »
Wow... just beautiful Vince!
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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1021 on: January 23, 2016, 08:42:25 AM »
Just superb

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1022 on: January 23, 2016, 09:18:39 AM »
Hi Vince
 Can't add anymore than what's been said....very very nice!

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1023 on: January 23, 2016, 03:13:07 PM »
Thanks again guys.

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1024 on: January 23, 2016, 06:59:35 PM »
Vince, again a very nice engine with a superb finish.
Thanks for the building log very detailed and educational.

   Tjark.

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1025 on: January 23, 2016, 09:34:37 PM »
It's already all been said, but I must weigh in. In particular, I'm in awe of the smooth slow speed operation.

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1026 on: January 23, 2016, 11:51:03 PM »
Words fail me......... :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp: :NotWorthy: :NotWorthy: :NotWorthy: :praise2: :praise2: :praise2: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :whoohoo: :pinkelephant: :cartwheel:

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1027 on: January 24, 2016, 06:08:57 AM »
Thanks Tjark, Tim and Bob.

I hope I made your drawings proud.

Vince

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1028 on: January 24, 2016, 01:13:58 PM »
Thanks Bill.  Appreciate it a lot. This was my first air powered engine so I am not sure how they should sound.  I still think it is too quiet,  If you noticed my breathing was louder than the engine.  I am going to experiment by giving it a higher pressure and see if it makes any difference.

Vince

First engine, really?  Not bad for a first try.  I have built a few and never achieved the fine finish that you have on both engine and complete model presentation. It is a real beauty and it sets a very high mark for any modeler to aim for.

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1029 on: January 24, 2016, 01:24:43 PM »
Hi Vince, enjoy the glory. You have made a beauty from this plans. When is the next show in Malta ?
Kind Regards
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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1030 on: January 24, 2016, 09:19:06 PM »
Thanks Jerry and Achim.

Good to see you back Jerry.

Achim did you recognize the arrangement of the air inlet shut-off valve? I got the idea from your 16 valve engine.

Vince

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1031 on: January 24, 2016, 10:40:49 PM »
Thank you and congratulations Vince,  A truly inspirational project....................Terry

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1032 on: January 25, 2016, 03:24:54 PM »
Museum quality piece, Vince.  Truly a labor of love!

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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1033 on: January 25, 2016, 04:29:02 PM »
Hi Vince,
When you come late to the party it's hard to find superlatives that others haven't used already. Let me say that the engine turned out beautiful. Your attention to detail of the flywheel, bolts and fittings is second to none. On top of all that it runs like a watch.
Congratulations on your build.
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Re: Vince's version of the MEM Corliss
« Reply #1034 on: January 25, 2016, 05:20:38 PM »
Many, many thanks George, Chuck and Terry.

The Corliss has now found it's place at home, next to the Kiwi.



Vince
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