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Offline Stilldrillin

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Re: Close. But, no Cigar.......
« Reply #15 on: February 19, 2018, 10:56:05 PM »
Well......

I was so browned off, with this tiny bundle of bits. Wasted enough time on it. So, I sent it back to Herefordshire.

This afternoon. A video arrived.......

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frkNDmHCS5U" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frkNDmHCS5U</a>


Seems, Phil has the necessary magic!  :whoohoo:

I think. In future. He can do the commissioning for me......
David.
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Offline b.lindsey

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Re: Close. But, no Cigar.......
« Reply #16 on: February 20, 2018, 12:14:12 AM »
Did he happen to say what he did to it. Runs like a champ now!!!

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Re: Close. But, no Cigar.......
« Reply #17 on: February 20, 2018, 12:54:20 AM »
I was so browned off,

That was a new one to me. I love language.  :ThumbsUp:
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Offline Stilldrillin

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Re: Close. But, no Cigar.......
« Reply #18 on: February 20, 2018, 08:53:21 PM »
Did he happen to say what he did to it. Runs like a champ now!!!

Bill

This is his explanation, on our steamtoys forum......

David ( Stilldrillin ) did so much work on a little flame gulper engine of mine and sadly he had to send it back last year as it just wouldn't run .

I just wouldn't give up on this little beauty so every now and again I would get the engine out and maybe have a fiddly with it or adjust something then I got to looking at the meths burner  so I tried different wicks and adjusted the length of the wick then it sort of run SO back in the cupboard it went then perhaps a week or so later I would get this little FG engine out and I noticed the slide which covers the cylinder hole was knocking the wick so I then altered the height of the burner and found if
I altered how close or far away from the cylinder it was then the engine WOULD run but at different speeds.

Well some have asked how small  " Little Munchkin " is  ..


« Last Edit: August 26, 2018, 10:29:33 PM by Stilldrillin »
David.
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Offline Stilldrillin

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Re: Close. But, no Cigar.......
« Reply #19 on: February 20, 2018, 08:57:23 PM »
I was so browned off,

That was a new one to me. I love language.  :ThumbsUp:

That's a rather old one, Carl. Before profanity became the norm.

From my Dad. He was RAF, during WW11.....
David.
Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!
Still drilling holes... Sometimes, in the right place!