Author Topic: Bamford Tulip Engine  (Read 1576 times)

Online Alyn Foundry

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Re: Bamford Tulip Engine
« Reply #15 on: November 01, 2018, 01:56:33 PM »
Hello All.

I think it could be considered a hybrid, a marriage of early and late. My first open crank, the aspirations of a young collector was a 2 HP Hit and Miss Bamford of the late 1920's. Once restored and moved on for a reasonable profit many more engines followed. This was the way I financed my Lister collection.

I've attached a picture of the more conventional Bamford layout, detachable cylinder head, 2 valve. The
" caged valve " system that had been used on the early " headless " engines was great for de coking but if left for long periods of time became seized solid!

Cheers Graham.

Offline Jasonb

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Re: Bamford Tulip Engine
« Reply #16 on: December 19, 2019, 06:18:40 PM »
Best hurry up and get this Tulip hopper engine made then you can do one of these to go with it.

Nice little item for any of our members that could be scaled up to suite many hit & miss engines if you have one looking for something to make it do.