Author Topic: Karl Benz Motor  (Read 1042 times)

Offline Zephyrin

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2019, 08:35:09 AM »
The same model build by another model engineer here, almost finished.
https://www.usinages.com/threads/moteur-karl-benz.117329/page-4
And its engine runs beautifuly.

an engine to build, defintively, on my todo list

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #16 on: February 11, 2019, 05:27:06 PM »

As I have said in other threads buying from Torsten can be a bit of a pain and I'm sure Jo would not want to pay the extra fees onto of the list price.


Hello Jason,

Can you please enlighten me as to how can Torsden be a pain ( I have discovered he prefers to converse only in the German language) and also what you mean by extra fees.

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Mike
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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #17 on: February 11, 2019, 05:33:56 PM »
Google Translate sorted me out when I bought from him in the past, have a look at this post and the few below

http://www.modelenginemaker.com/index.php/topic,8668.msg189177.html#msg189177

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #18 on: February 11, 2019, 06:27:24 PM »
Hello Jason

Conversing In German is not a problem for me.

Thanks for the insight into the bank charge fees, they could add a lot to the final cost.

Mike
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Offline Jasonb

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2019, 06:40:42 PM »
You could always buy a few other sets to go with it that way the one off fees don't seem so bad when divided by two or three.

Though I thought you may just let the CNC carve it out of a lump of something if you could find drawings or one to measure. His iron is some of the nicest I have machined, very high carbon content which is more like machining the lead of a 4B pencil :) I think the foundry must use oil bound sand as the surface texture is also almost non existant.

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2019, 07:49:24 PM »

Though I thought you may just let the CNC carve it out of a lump of something if you could find drawings or one to measure.
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Ha, ha.  Provide a drawing and press the GO button.  :lolb: :lolb: :lolb::

If only CNC machining were that simple.

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Mike
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Offline TonyM

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #21 on: February 25, 2019, 01:34:49 PM »
I have been talking to Torsten using Google translate and he always answers promptly. Bit of a delay in getting castings though. Nevertheless he posted me a full set of drawings in advance of any payments while I wait for the castings..

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Re: Karl Benz Motor
« Reply #22 on: February 25, 2019, 05:22:34 PM »
Are just the plans available somewhere?
Mike