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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #15 on: September 25, 2017, 09:09:40 PM »
The ford straight 6 Is an amazing engine. George has done a fantastic job with the drawings. I'm in the process of building this engine from George's plans

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #16 on: September 25, 2017, 09:32:03 PM »
Wow.  Just wow.  I did a search and found the scale Ford I6 here:

http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,2295.msg37648.html#msg37648

George, I doubt I'll ever have that level of skill, much less the sheer sized of unmentionables to take on that build.  FWIW, I own the last F150 model pickup that had the I6 engine (1996), and it's now old enough to go off on its own, soon to be sold or traded in for a younger model.

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« Reply #17 on: September 25, 2017, 09:44:16 PM »
Hi Ladies and Gentlemen,
Well here goes.

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Wow. .................. Just wow.  :ThumbsUp: :)

https://www.youtube.com/user/gbritnell/videos

Nick

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« Reply #18 on: September 25, 2017, 10:09:02 PM »
Hi Thomas,
If you've got the time here's the complete build of the 300 six engine.
http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,2295.0.html
gbritnell
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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #19 on: September 25, 2017, 10:44:43 PM »
Hi Thomas,
If you've got the time here's the complete build of the 300 six engine.
http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,2295.0.html
gbritnell

Thanks George, I sent you a PM.

Thomas

Offline 90LX_Notch

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #20 on: September 26, 2017, 02:09:50 AM »
 In order of builds, all from bar stock:


NickG's Wobbler

Elmer Verburg's Tiny

Elmer Verburg's Tiny 1/2 scale

Dr. Senft's Poppin

Elmer Verburg's Tiny 1/4 scale

Gail Graham's Lobo Twin Pup (90% finished)

Putputman's Tiny I.C. with some of George's details (95% finished)


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Offline Ian S C

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #21 on: September 26, 2017, 08:57:27 AM »
At the moment the count is eleven Stirling Engines plus one on the way, one is based on James G. Rizzo's Dyna, the rest are my own design. There are Ringbom engines, a free piston motor, an ALPHA two BETA and the rest are GAMMA motors. Three flame lickers, own design. A number of little wobblers(steam).
Ian S C

Offline ImIndoors

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« Reply #22 on: September 26, 2017, 09:56:10 AM »
Here's my little list:

A wobbler by Steve Bodiley
A Stuart 10V
Paddleduck by John "Bogstandard" Moore
Double Diagonal by Mogens Kilde
Easton & Anderson Grasshopper by Anthony Mount (Polly Models castings set)
Vertical Cross Single by Stew Hart
MEM Corliss
Jowitt Poppit Valve Engine drawn by Jason

Current project is Stew Hart's Popcorn Engine

Jim
The person who never made a mistake never made anything.

Offline Zephyrin

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« Reply #23 on: September 26, 2017, 12:06:45 PM »
This a very interesting exercice !

much more easy to do now with the hudge amount of pictures i took while building engine.
for many of my earlier engines I only have memories and some plans on notebooks!
a large part of my engine are now sold...
but I have pictures on my Google album and/or video on YouTube for all those below!

Gauge 1 live steam locos :
020T "Juliet" by LBSC plan; pot boiler, alcohol fired & slip eccentrics.
030T "chingford express" from LBSC plans, but internally alcohol fired & SE
031T "8:35" an internally alcohol fired loco with Joy's valve gears, from scratch.

16mm narrow gauge live steamed locos:
030T MTVS tram lookalike, with Hackworth valve gear
030T slip eccentric, pot boiler with alcohol burner. 
E Glaser's "cracker" oscillating engine, gas fired, 3 of them

Gauge 0 live steamed :
J. Senft "dickins"; oscillating engine driven loco with alcohol burner, 2 of them
Scratch built :
020T toys like loco with wobbler engines & alcohol burner, 5 identical locos (but the colour!)
021T oscillating engine, internally gas fired.
many old toy locos rebuilt from wreck (Bing, Bowman, Mamod)

Stationary engines
Stuart D10
Stuart H10
ET Westbury "Vulcan" from bronze castings
Large Radiguet like vertical engine, from iron castings.
A large boiler for it, salvaged from iron scrap. 
A tiny 0.55 cm3 single acting piston valve engine with boiler from scratch :  4 identical engines

IC engines
all engines : spark & points ignition, petrol fueled.
7cm3 vertical engine 4 stroke OVH valves, air cooled from alu castings
"Cobra" vertical 7cm3 flat head 4 stroke, air cooled. alu castings
Atom, vertical 7cm3 OVH valves, 4stoke, water cooled, Al castings
"Bourdon" 8 cm3 2 stroke engine, not a fine runner...yet !
"Gearless" :A 10cm3 4 stroke vertical engine my own design with a gearless mechanism for exhaust valve from scratch and home casted parts.

in progress,  4 stroke inline 4 cylinder engine (=4x7cm3), flat head, air cooled, 2 engines about half way from completion.

auto-ignition engines,
"nano" : 0.1 cm3 diesel engine from R. Gordon Model Engineer plans.
"Topsy" : 0.3 cm3 diesel engine, plan of G. Hugh.
"Etheromane" 1.9 cm3 diesel from the plan of Gems Suzor (the only true runner in fact !).

hot air engine
flame gulper from a popular science plan.
flame gulper own design, scratch built with a "poppin" like valve, 2 engines, fast runner.
Stirling engine from popular science plan.
Stirling engine from the plan "Fizgig" by FC Collins, 2 engines with minor differences, a great plan.


Offline Alyn Foundry

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #24 on: September 26, 2017, 01:58:09 PM »
Tsk.   Tsk.   Tsk.

Page 2 and not an Alyn foundry engine listed ! Here's my " probably " biased list.   :)

Penultimate gas engine.
Retlas.
Sphinx, in Oil Spirit and Gas.  ( 3 separate engines )
R.L.E. In both air and water cooled format.
Colt, in both tank and hopper cooled format.
A&T engine, Vincent's rendition from a picture in American gas engines book.
R.L.E. Dragsaw.
Robinson type " X " half scale.
Gardner type " 0 " half scale.
Robinson No 4 half scale hot air engine.
A.L.F. Own design rotary valve flame gulper.
A.L.F. Own design non charging two stroke gas engine.
Nattie. 1/6 th scale National gas engine company flame gulper.
Hornsby Akroyd, 1/4 scale of engine number 192.
I.F. Allman, 1/2 scale from original 1890 patent drawings.
CHUK 1
CHUK 2
CHUK 3. Own design flame gulper's.

And finally...... Probably the largest casting kit ever??
An 1890's  A&S Barker 1 HP town gas engine built from original castings recovered from the basement of the Uppingham school.

Cheers Graham.

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Offline Nick_G

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« Reply #25 on: September 26, 2017, 11:02:30 PM »
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I made one of these .......................................... once.

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

Nick

Offline Art K

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #26 on: September 27, 2017, 03:02:52 AM »
Ok,
I do have a couple to add. I don't think I've seen these yet.

Hamilton Upshur based vertical single. Modified to give more cooling, and ball bearing crank & cam shafts with a 3 piece crank case.

Brian Fairey based VAL. Once again given more cooling and matching square cylinder. Using a two piece crank but otherwise mainly built to prints.
Considering what to build next?
Art

Offline Ian S C

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #27 on: September 27, 2017, 10:32:10 AM »
Sorry no photo, but many years ago I built the "Visible Aero Engine", basically a P&W R-1340.
Ian S C

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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #28 on: September 27, 2017, 05:22:58 PM »
My list

Engines built
•   Heinrici Hot Air Engine - Reeves
•   RLE - Alyn Foundry
•   10V - Stuart Turner
•   Gardner 0 Type - Alyn Foundry
•   Twin Victoria - Stuart Turner
•   Rider Ericsson Hot Air Engine – Camden Miniature Steam Services
•   Economy – Engineers Emporium (bought as an unfinished project).
•   CHUK  Inverted Flame Gulper - Alyn Foundry
•   Retlas - Alyn Foundry

Work in progress
•   Centaur – Reeves (Given to me as a basket case)
•   Major Beam Engine – Stuart Turner
•   Twin Cylinder Grasshopper – Sydney Owen design in Model Engineer 1965 but I don’t know the origin        of the castings which are all gunmetal.
Andy
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Re: Engines I have built
« Reply #29 on: September 28, 2017, 10:36:13 AM »
Mikes Models

Locomotives
2 ½ in  GWR Purley Grange, LBSC
5 in GWR Dean Goods, MP
5 in GWR 14xx ,MP

Traction Engines
3 in Burrell, Plastow
2 in Fowler Road Loco, Plastow
2 in Fowler Plough, Hainning
1 ½ in Allchin, Hughes
1 ½ Marshall Portable, Hughes

Stationary Engines
No10, No 4, No 9, Victoria, Swan, Stuart
2in x 2in Horizontal, Clarkson
McConies Oscillator , Mount

IC Engines
Sealion 4 Cylinder, Westbury
BR2 9 Cylinder Rotary Engine, Blackmore

Gauge1
8 GWR Locomotives, MP
Steam Railmotor, MP
12 Carriages and Wagons MP

Boats
1 ½ in Gaff Rig Oyster Smack
I in Tug

Farm Implements
Oxfordshire Wagon, Dung Cart, David Wray
Sail Reaper, MP

Current Projects
5 in Metro Tank Engine, Evans
½ Scale Triumph 650cc Twin, MP

Images of these models see my post ‘ 50 Years and Still Going’ 1,2,3

Mike