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Offline b.lindsey

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Re: Model Compressor---Maybe
« Reply #135 on: January 07, 2018, 08:15:10 PM »
Well done Brian and obviously more efficient as a double acting set up.

Bill

Offline Brian Rupnow

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Re: Model Compressor---Maybe
« Reply #136 on: January 07, 2018, 10:14:12 PM »
I used to have a high school teacher who would say "Small things amuse small minds" just before he confiscated whatever you were frigging around with. 50 odd years later, I can say that he was absolutely right!!!

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Re: Model Compressor---Maybe
« Reply #137 on: January 12, 2018, 03:50:55 PM »
This is something really neat to see--Engine, running compressor, running steam engine.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0ANwIiTTAg

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Re: Model Compressor---Maybe
« Reply #138 on: January 12, 2018, 04:26:21 PM »
How about making a very small compressor for the wobbler to drive  ;)

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Re: Model Compressor---Maybe
« Reply #139 on: January 12, 2018, 04:32:39 PM »
How about making a very small compressor for the wobbler to drive  ;)
No, it's the law of diminishing returns. I had to run the engine faster than I am comfortable with to get enough air out of the compressor to just barely run the wobbler. This was simply something I had to "Try and see" before I tear the set-up down from my office side table. I will be tearing it all down now and restoring all the components to their shelves to set for the next millennia.
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