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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2018, 12:54:24 AM »
Finish the parsell & weed engine.
Finish the little pearl engine
Finish the PMR Coke bottle engine.
Get back started on the Wright 1903 scale engine.

Bill
And finish the shop/house too?!

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2018, 12:56:03 AM »
#1 Purchased all of dale detrich's spark plugs and parts stock. Plan to get focused on that part of model engineering. Have made some #8-40 spark plugs that are nice.

#2 Make a run of  10-40 spark plugs. Hope to have 50 in stock at the end of january.

#3 Design champion 3X and COM6 spark plugs in 1/3 scale (1/4 too small) and look perfect.

#4 Finish Blown Demon V8

#5 Finish 1/3rd mini bike.

Order could change at any time.

At least 13 of those are spoken for!    LOL!
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2018, 01:08:51 AM »
Finish the parsell & weed engine.
Finish the little pearl engine
Finish the PMR Coke bottle engine.
Get back started on the Wright 1903 scale engine.

Bill
And finish the shop/house too?!

Yes definitely, can't do much till the shop is finished.

Bill

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #18 on: December 22, 2018, 01:16:44 AM »
#1 Purchased all of dale detrich's spark plugs and parts stock. Plan to get focused on that part of model engineering. Have made some #8-40 spark plugs that are nice.

#2 Make a run of  10-40 spark plugs. Hope to have 50 in stock at the end of january.

#3 Design champion 3X and COM6 spark plugs in 1/3 scale (1/4 too small) and look perfect.

#4 Finish Blown Demon V8

#5 Finish 1/3rd mini bike.

Order could change at any time.

At least 13 of those are spoken for!    LOL!


I'll get going on them after the holidays, promise.
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2018, 01:50:22 AM »
#1 Purchased all of dale detrich's spark plugs and parts stock. Plan to get focused on that part of model engineering. Have made some #8-40 spark plugs that are nice.

#2 Make a run of  10-40 spark plugs. Hope to have 50 in stock at the end of january.

#3 Design champion 3X and COM6 spark plugs in 1/3 scale (1/4 too small) and look perfect.

#4 Finish Blown Demon V8

#5 Finish 1/3rd mini bike.

Order could change at any time.

At least 13 of those are spoken for!    LOL!


I'll get going on them after the holidays, promise.

LMAO!    No worries buddy....Just want to contribute to the Corporate income of Steve Huck Enterprises...   8)

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2018, 02:17:28 AM »
Hope to finish up my version of the hoglet and wind some coils on the coil winder then after that hope to start on a radial engine have decided which yet. Plus sneak in maybe a steam engine or 2 now that I'm officially retired hope to get lots of shop time.

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2018, 06:25:34 AM »
I plan to make significant progress on my A3 tender.  Doubt I'll be able to say "finish" as such, but the trucks, frame and  maybe even the water tank enclosure.  Big plans, I know!  ;D
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2018, 11:49:08 AM »
to finish with all these engines, I'm on the way, but how come progress are so slow ?

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2018, 11:58:30 AM »
I'm going to try and finish building the IC motor I started a couple of years ago, it only requires the ignition sorted, and the fan fixed in place. The fan still has it's motor in place, and it will be run as a generator (ignition maybe).
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2018, 12:49:59 PM »
I want to finish my Burrell-Boydell traction engine model and make a start on a 1 1/2 inch scale version of the Fowell-Box engine that I made a 3" inch version of a few years ago.
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #25 on: December 22, 2018, 04:21:55 PM »
I would like to see the climaxes running on air, but that would be without the drive shafts. The chances are I will make a little progress on everything and achieve nothing.  :facepalm:
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #26 on: December 22, 2018, 05:13:51 PM »
I am currently teaching myself Fusion 360 by modelling from the plans all the components of the Alyn Foundry Sphinx, in anticipation of getting the castings from Graham early in the New Year. It's been a pretty steep learning curve so far, but at least there are lots of useful Fusion 360 videos showing you how to do most things.

Have a great Christmas folks.
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #27 on: December 22, 2018, 05:23:21 PM »
I am currently teaching myself Fusion 360 by modelling from the plans all the components of the Alyn Foundry Sphinx, in anticipation of getting the castings from Graham early in the New Year. It's been a pretty steep learning curve so far, but at least there are lots of useful Fusion 360 videos showing you how to do most things.

Have a great Christmas folks.

It sounds like you are in a similar situation to me, I want to try and build a workshop style horizontal steam engine and trying to teach myself Fusion 360 in order to create so working drawings.

I kinda have an idea what I want to make, have most of the materials, and have tools that I think will cope so I'm confident I can build one but need to have a proper plan to work to before I start making swarf.

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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #28 on: December 22, 2018, 05:30:50 PM »
Also get my son's new 3D printer up and running in the shop..... :whoohoo:
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Re: What's on you model engineering 'to do list' for 2019
« Reply #29 on: December 22, 2018, 05:50:59 PM »
I am currently teaching myself Fusion 360 by modelling from the plans all the components of the Alyn Foundry Sphinx, in anticipation of getting the castings from Graham early in the New Year. It's been a pretty steep learning curve so far, but at least there are lots of useful Fusion 360 videos showing you how to do most things.

Have a great Christmas folks.

It sounds like you are in a similar situation to me, I want to try and build a workshop style horizontal steam engine and trying to teach myself Fusion 360 in order to create so working drawings.

I kinda have an idea what I want to make, have most of the materials, and have tools that I think will cope so I'm confident I can build one but need to have a proper plan to work to before I start making swarf.

I looked at Fusion 360 about six months ago, embarrassed to say gave up after about an hour. The trouble is I have CNC at work and program manually if I want anything and I am happy to sit at a drawing board. Personally I feel more at one drawing by hand rather than clicking an icon or shape.

Steve.