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Offline philjoe5

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #300 on: July 06, 2014, 09:29:18 PM »
Looks mighty fine Eric.  And yes, it's easy to make it run in either direction by adjusting the eccentric.  Go to TDC and the valve should be in a position so no air enters the cylinder.  Rotate the flywheel just a hair past TDC in the direction you want it to run.  Now adjust the eccentric so that air is just starting to enter the cylinder.  You can often do this by listening for it.  Set the eccentric and you're in business.

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #301 on: July 06, 2014, 09:35:08 PM »
That looks great Eric. Yes it seem you just reversed the timing set up which can be changed back if you wish. Just like putting a loco in reverse vs. forward only your #6 doesn't have a reversing link on the valve set up. Can still be done manually though.

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #302 on: July 06, 2014, 09:42:18 PM »
Fantastic Eric. Nicely done.
The oil cups came out great and I like the color.
Good sound too.

Not so sure about the maple though. I'm thinking go darker. But I'm lousy with colors.

BTW...what's the deal with the camera? As you move, everything goes kind of wobbly. What kind of camera are you using?
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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #303 on: July 06, 2014, 09:43:54 PM »
That's pretty damn nice. Even for a Redneck :lolb:
Seriously, it looks great. Like the paint and it contrasts well with the base. Sprayed or brushed?

Told you not to buy a camera at a yard sale. That's the most pronounced rolling shutter distortion since Edison was hand-cranking his first motion picture camera.  :ROFL: ( watch the oilers as the camera moves). That aside, QH runs beautifully.

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #304 on: July 06, 2014, 09:57:11 PM »
Whiskey, she's a beauty. Nice running and she looks great. Congrats.
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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #305 on: July 06, 2014, 10:09:21 PM »
Dam! That sure came out to be one beautiful engine my brother. Are those oil cups home made are store bought, any case them sure look mighty pretty? Well brother say it with me, " I like.................... :praise2:"

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #306 on: July 07, 2014, 01:21:50 AM »
Nice work Eric!

She sure looks nice!

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #307 on: July 07, 2014, 04:24:04 AM »
 :cheers: Very nice Eric!! Nice runner, smoooooth.. I like the maple, round off the corners & she's done.

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #308 on: July 07, 2014, 06:17:50 AM »
That's a great runner, Eric, and I like the color  :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:

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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #309 on: July 07, 2014, 07:17:04 AM »
Well done Eric!  She runs great and looks beautiful!
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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #310 on: July 07, 2014, 11:44:49 AM »
Looks great from this side of the woods!   :ThumbsUp:


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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #311 on: July 07, 2014, 12:06:21 PM »
Excellent job  :praise2:  :praise2: Looks and sounds great :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp:
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Re: A Quarter Horse-- PM #6
« Reply #312 on: July 07, 2014, 01:54:03 PM »
Played hard, done fine. Congrats Eric. Hugh.