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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #105 on: February 26, 2022, 12:49:09 AM »
 :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp: Great job.

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #106 on: February 26, 2022, 01:55:09 PM »
Really great runner (now you leth the Elf out  ;):praise2:

It looks like it's running fast, so - is it moving a lot of air ?

Per

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #107 on: February 26, 2022, 04:05:34 PM »
Thanks Bear!

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It looks like it's running fast, so - is it moving a lot of air ?
Hi Per. Well, it's not going to knock the hat off your head, but it does make a nice little breeze.
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #108 on: February 26, 2022, 07:27:27 PM »
Congrats on a runner Ron!
It looks great!

Dave

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #109 on: February 27, 2022, 12:49:53 AM »
Thank you, Dave!
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #110 on: February 27, 2022, 12:52:45 AM »
That’s great! What a fun build.
Stuart

Forging ahead regardless.

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #111 on: February 27, 2022, 08:50:03 AM »
Hi Ron, very nice and useful runner. Congratulations.

Kind Regards
Achim

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #112 on: February 27, 2022, 04:27:38 PM »
Hi Stuart. Hi Achim. Thank you both!
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #113 on: February 27, 2022, 07:42:31 PM »
Very nice job and a awesome runner….. :Love:



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Don

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #114 on: February 28, 2022, 12:10:53 AM »
Thank you, Don!

This is an image I meant to post earlier and never did. A view of the inner works "undressed", so to speak.
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #115 on: February 28, 2022, 11:29:48 PM »
Woo hoo!  Looks and runs great, nice job! :ThumbsUp: :DrinkPint:

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #116 on: March 01, 2022, 12:35:16 AM »
Thank you, Bent!  :cheers:
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #117 on: March 01, 2022, 12:59:42 AM »
Well done; :ThumbsUp:

 I have visions of me trying to balance the fan blades by shaving a bit of the heavy blade, over and over, till only the axle would be left.  :wallbang:   Obviously, you didn’t have that problem. :cheers:
Craig
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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #118 on: March 01, 2022, 01:13:06 AM »
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I have visions of me trying to balance the fan blades by shaving a bit of the heavy blade, over and over, till only the axle would be left.
Hi Craig. Yes, that would have been a small problem. :ROFL:
Actually, I weighed each blade before they were mounted and all were the same to the nearest gram, which is as good as my little scale can do. They all came from one sheet, which probably helps. I used to balance the props for my RC airplanes, but with that result I figured I'd see how things went first. As it turns out, at the speed the thing wants to run there is little to no vibration. I must be living right.
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Howell Stirling Engine Fan
« Reply #119 on: April 03, 2022, 04:21:31 PM »
That’s great !!  :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:
Thanks for sharing .