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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #300 on: September 06, 2018, 07:50:14 PM »
Posts crossed in the ethers Jo.
Having seen the picture I reckon they would be lighter than Lister D flywheels so I could carry those for you  :ThumbsUp:
Andy

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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #301 on: September 12, 2018, 08:54:09 PM »
This rather nice example popped up on Youtube today, runs well on camping gas and has a neat little mag too.


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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #302 on: September 13, 2018, 11:48:34 AM »
Hi Jason.

Yes, yet another beautifully built engine with quite a few " owners own " modifications!

I'm sure that engine was built by a good friend, Dennis several years ago. He also built one of my half scale Gardner's.

Dennis has a keen eye for detail and presentation, readers might recall the video link I posted on the Otto thread that showed the engine running nicely on the governor.

Cheers Graham.

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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #303 on: September 13, 2018, 01:11:08 PM »
Yes sounds like the same chap if you look at his other videos

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyEbXhihZ3fBRhotpcYVuSA

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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #304 on: September 18, 2018, 05:25:03 PM »
Your castings Jo, plus a large O ring not in the picture.

Andy




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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #305 on: September 18, 2018, 05:27:47 PM »
 8) Thanks Andy. Having attempted to lift one of those flywheels today I have decided it is best Pug comes with me to pick them up.

See you on Thursday morning at the midlands show  :)

Jo
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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #306 on: September 18, 2018, 05:46:54 PM »
Pity they are not a matched pair of flywheels as the spokes look to run in opposite directions :LittleDevil:

Did you get any other photos Andy?

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« Reply #307 on: September 18, 2018, 06:23:02 PM »
 :lolb: Yes Jason, for speed I uploaded photos of the Allman engine to my Flickr album and sent you a link. Iíll post some of the pictures on the Allman thread this evening.
Andy

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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #309 on: December 11, 2018, 09:15:51 PM »
Jo, did you get the RLE running? I'd be interested to see the finished model in action :-)

I've decided to buy a set of castings from Graham and hope to start mine in January.

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« Reply #310 on: December 11, 2018, 09:29:21 PM »
Evening Peter,

Trying to get the two Robinson's completed before the talk the other week rather took me over :-[ that and all the goings on with huge trees being taken out, Minx arriving, having my water mains messed around with  :Mad: my track resurfaced and the resulting giant mole hills appearing all over the place and other hassle has discouraged me doing anything with her   :disappointed:

The parts are done but it will need a little work to be as smooth a finish once together as the original was. Then I can look at running her  ;)

Jo

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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #311 on: December 11, 2018, 09:33:04 PM »
Thanks, I'd like to see it running  :)

I'm mainly interested in steam but all the recent chat in the forum about IC engines has grabbed my interest so I've decided to have a go. I think it will be a challenge for me to get one running but I'm up for a challenge  :)

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« Reply #312 on: January 06, 2019, 04:03:04 PM »
She's back together with her painted new bracket and the piston rings are in place. So she is now sitting on the bench for test running if I fancy  it  ::)

Jo
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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #313 on: January 06, 2019, 04:15:49 PM »
Looking good  :praise2: Those are some pretty chunky piston rings  ::)
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Re: Roy's Little Engine
« Reply #314 on: January 06, 2019, 04:20:01 PM »
Nice to see some progress and is that also a little Robinson I see in the background?