Author Topic: Hello from Ireland  (Read 1280 times)

Online gipetto

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Hello from Ireland
« on: September 01, 2023, 04:04:29 PM »
I'm a farmers son living in the republic. I don't have much in the way of metalworking tools aside from an angle grinder, drill and welder, but I enjoy the problem solving approach you all have here, it's familiar to my farmyard repairs. I've often rebuilt engines, contracting out the machining of course. I have built many full size tractor implements, mostly trailers.
I'm not good with people but i figure an introduction would smooth the friction.

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Re: Hello from Ireland
« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2023, 06:08:10 PM »
Hi Gipetto,
Thanks for the introduction!  Welcome to MEM. I have seen a few of your posts, but its nice to have the formal intro.

Looking forward to seeing how your new project comes along!
Kim

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Re: Hello from Ireland
« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2023, 09:46:21 PM »
I didn't wish to imply i had a project, so don't hold your breath, I don't own a lathe, so unless i manage to assemble an atkinson cycle engine from used auto parts, i can't post much.

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Re: Hello from Ireland
« Reply #3 on: September 02, 2023, 05:09:53 AM »
I didn't wish to imply i had a project, so don't hold your breath, I don't own a lathe, so unless i manage to assemble an atkinson cycle engine from used auto parts, i can't post much.

OK, not a problem :)

I was thinking that the other thread you had going on the "camless 4-stroke engine' was something you were thinking about building.  But on rereading that thread, I see that you were just putting the suggestion out there to see if anyone might be interested in the concept.

Sorry for not reading more clearly the first time! :)

Kim

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Re: Hello from Ireland
« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2023, 04:49:11 PM »
Welcome to the Forum  :ThumbsUp:  :ThumbsUp:

I hope you enjoy what you see and can in the future have a lathe and start your own projects. It is possible to start without, my first oscillating steam engine was made from a car brake cylinder and some angle iron using a hacksaw and a hand held electric drill.
Best regards

Roger

 

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