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Offline Bobsmodels

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Robinson Hot Air Engine
« on: October 03, 2016, 01:08:56 AM »
Hi

I am collecting some information in anticipation of building a Robinson hot air engine from Keely’s castings.  I acquired some of the castings, sans the burner base and flywheel.

I also have a set of prints, a write up by Brad Smith on changes he made to get the engine to work, and a set of original Robinson drawings in JPEG format real small.

The original drawings are labeled L. Gardner & Son Ltd.  No 5 Air Engine.    There are four jpegs.  I have searched this site looking for a reference to the source of the jpegs I have.   I spent several hours trying to find them on internet but no luck.

I would like to find the source so I might be able to get a little higher quality pictures so I could blow it up and read the prints a little better.  What I have is a help, but better quality would be an asset.

Anyone have these or can give me a lead?

Thanks

Bob

Offline Jasonb

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Re: Robinson Hot Air Engine
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2016, 07:53:03 AM »
I think I might know, will e-mail the possible source.

Offline Ian S C

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Re: Robinson Hot Air Engine
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2016, 11:07:24 AM »
Might be useful, can't remember the number of it.   Ian S C
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Re: Robinson Hot Air Engine
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2016, 12:42:15 PM »
Bob, I have PM'd you some details

Offline Bobsmodels

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Re: Robinson Hot Air Engine
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2016, 02:45:17 PM »
Ian

Thanks for the photos, they will be added to my collection of information

Bob