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Offline Xldevil

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Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« on: June 10, 2023, 02:54:56 PM »
Hello.
This is my latest engine build.
A vertical single cylinder slide valve engine made from castings.
Although it is far from perfect, I am very happy about the final result.















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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #1 on: June 10, 2023, 04:37:36 PM »
That's a beautiful little engine!  And it runs quite well  :ThumbsUp:

Kim

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2023, 05:44:31 PM »
A very nice job, with a high level of finish on all the parts. Runs beautifully as well! :ThumbsUp: :ThumbsUp:
Regards,
Ron

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2023, 07:15:23 PM »
Excellent  :praise2:  :praise2: Something to be proud of  :ThumbsUp:
Best regards

Roger

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2023, 07:53:25 PM »
Beautiful Engine and a nice steady Beat when she runs  :cartwheel:   :ThumbsUp:

Easy to see why you are very happy with the result  :cheers:

Per

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #5 on: June 10, 2023, 09:06:14 PM »
Thats a very pretty engine!....

Dave
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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2023, 04:25:11 AM »
Very well done engine with plenty of polish!
My Workshop Blog:  https://doug.sdf.org/

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2023, 06:27:10 AM »
Thank you all for your kind words regarding my work.

It means really a lot to me to get such appreciation from highly skilled
model engineers like most of you are. :cartwheel:


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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2023, 09:20:41 AM »
This is a very attractive engine, with elegant proportions, and runs very nicely, lovely finish on the model .  Makes a change to see a vertical engine that is a bit different from the usual familiar ones.  Dave

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #9 on: June 11, 2023, 11:40:48 AM »
You've built a very nice machine there! And she's doing fine.
Did you use castings and use a blueprint?

Michael

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Re: Simplex , a vertical steam engine
« Reply #10 on: June 12, 2023, 01:26:53 PM »
You've built a very nice machine there! And she's doing fine.
Did you use castings and use a blueprint?

Michael

Thank you for your kindness.

I used castings and bar stock as well.




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Castings are available at
https://www.kunst-mit-mechanik.de/Meine-Modelle/Simplex

The drawings can be downloaded for free.

Ralph
« Last Edit: June 12, 2023, 01:33:19 PM by Xldevil »

 

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