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Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« on: September 13, 2018, 11:50:08 PM »
Hello folks it had been a while since i posted here. I purchased  this kit at cabin fever. I decided over the memorial day weekend it would be a good time to assemble it. I did it Sunday evening. The only problem is the 5-40 lock nut was missing. I assembled it anyway and it started on the first try. Last Saturday morning i went to the hardware store in attempt to purchase one. no joy . So came home and made one.

I have not had a lot of time to machine lately . Mostly work and time spent in addictive Hobby manufacturing. 

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Re: Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« Reply #1 on: September 14, 2018, 12:17:09 AM »
Good to hear from you Tin. The #3 is a nice little engine!!

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Re: Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2018, 12:45:14 AM »
They are !! This one i hope to find the Time to make a Lucite cylinder for it that way people at the shows can see the valve action.

The base is a piece of scrap pine from the table project . I just scored the boards in with a plastic cutting tool and a straight t edge

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Re: Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2018, 02:22:28 AM »
It looks good! Any chance of a video or something that shows scale?
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Re: Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« Reply #4 on: September 14, 2018, 06:43:28 PM »
Love the base, nice job, and that is a nice engine (the PMR #3was my first foray into this hobby).

Lucite cylinder sounds interesting, but the parts are awfully small and I wonder how easy it would be to see the motion.  Not quite as simple as the lucite covers we see on the engines with a steam chest, either.  Post some pictures if you give it a try!

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Re: Latest engine PMR 3 BI
« Reply #5 on: Today at 01:48:29 AM »
Do not see why it would not work the piston is the same size as my other see through models.




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