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Offline Brian Rupnow

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #15 on: November 24, 2016, 02:29:54 AM »
Nice fan!! Vixen has it right. There is nothing like the first time you have an engine you built run under it's own power.---Brian

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #16 on: March 18, 2017, 10:51:10 PM »
took some time, but Im having fun with my stirling  :cartwheel:

enjoy the flight of the pegasus :)








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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #17 on: March 18, 2017, 10:59:47 PM »
Outstanding Perry!  :ThumbsUp:

Of course now you have to tell us all about Pegasus? I love the action!

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« Reply #18 on: March 18, 2017, 11:03:21 PM »
That's beautiful, Perry! Not only a very nice engine but it's driving something wonderful..

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #19 on: March 18, 2017, 11:12:43 PM »
That's great!

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #20 on: March 18, 2017, 11:21:33 PM »
Pegasus is a neat kit from Artoy.
I modified it so it can be driven by my engine or by a brass crank.
total reduction is cca 1:14
Original wooden crankshaft was fine for what it was but not suitablele for my stirling as there was too much friction.

So it is a semi metal conversion now, running on 2 ballbearings with brass excenter driving the horse.
+ I attached it to a larger baseplate

is is relaxing to watch it running just from the heat of small tea candle.

P.
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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #21 on: March 18, 2017, 11:23:39 PM »
dynamo was tested as well :





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« Reply #22 on: March 18, 2017, 11:28:09 PM »
and back with propeller pushing some air through my woorkshop :




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« Reply #23 on: March 18, 2017, 11:29:28 PM »
Very nice videos. Very cool! Thanks.  :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:
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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #24 on: March 18, 2017, 11:40:34 PM »
Pegasus is a neat kit from Artoy.
I modified it so it can be driven by my engine or by a brass crank.
total reduction is cca 1:14
Original wooden crankshaft was fine for what it was but not suitablele for my stirling as there was too much friction.

So it is a semi metal conversion now, running on 2 ballbearings with brass excenter driving the horse.
+ I attached it to a larger baseplate

is is relaxing to watch it running just from the heat of small tea candle.

P.

I know what I'll do Perry. When I get my P & W Hit and Miss engine finished and running, I'll hook it up to a Pegasus like yours. Only mine will look like its galloping!  :naughty:

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Offline Perry

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #25 on: March 18, 2017, 11:53:01 PM »
Sounds good Jim, go for it! :)

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #26 on: March 19, 2017, 12:01:00 AM »
Looks great Perry :-)

Are the engine plans available online ?

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #27 on: March 19, 2017, 01:13:05 AM »
Thanks for the videos Perry. Love the Pegasus animatron too!!

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Re: my first stirling engine running :)
« Reply #28 on: March 19, 2017, 07:44:28 AM »
Hi Perry,
 That's so cool!  Picking my grandsons would love to see that...oh oh something to add to the list!

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« Reply #29 on: March 21, 2017, 09:45:53 PM »
Looks great Perry :-)

Are the engine plans available online ?

Hello Gas_mantle no other plans than standard Moriya fan were used, design details are my ideas + it is still not fully finished yet.

Regards
Perry