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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #630 on: January 17, 2021, 02:34:10 AM »
Hi Willy,


Its one L in Stilwell, and Dayton Ohio, not Daytona. This link has a bunch of info, including the name they changed to.  Dayton is currently the home of a giant US Air Force plane museum, well worth the visit to any in the area. Bit far for you Willy!


Chris


http://www.vintagemachinery.org/mfgindex/detail.aspx?id=11337




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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #631 on: January 17, 2021, 05:36:02 PM »
Hi Chris, thanks so much for this ..really interesting info..Something to get my teeth Into...I wonder if they have a large Archive ??

Cheers

Willy

And a couple of pics of the victor turbine here in Blighty and the image in the text that you kindly sent to me !!!with the small brass gear part !!!
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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #632 on: January 17, 2021, 08:01:08 PM »
That site has a lot of good info on a lot of manufacturers. Also, if you click on the Publications and Images tabs on the Stilwell page, they have some catalogs scanned that you can view.

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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #633 on: January 21, 2021, 02:03:52 AM »
Thanks Chris, yes there is a lot of info on the web ..I spent a lot of time on Graces Guide but now you have to pay for it ?!!

More work on the oil pots after havingnbeen glued to the telly over the past couple of weeks ???  There is a lid on the grease pot and this has a nurled feature that is made by pushing a needle file over it  with the belt drive disconnected ..it is a cross cut file so seams to work well...I have also used the 10 BA die to hold the parts while I clean them up after parting off...

Willy
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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #634 on: January 23, 2021, 03:36:16 AM »
Ok ...so the oil and grease pots are made and the straps have been tidied up ..so the con rod needs to be finished and then ready to photograph and display  and a name plate attached ....

Willy
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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #635 on: January 23, 2021, 03:42:00 AM »
Purty!

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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #636 on: January 23, 2021, 10:11:01 AM »
Beautiful work Willy.  Those oilers really finish it off.

MJM460

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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #637 on: January 27, 2021, 03:27:55 AM »
So ..making the adjustable jib and cotter. for the lower con rod bearing ...a 12 BA bolt is silver soldered to the jib and a also the cotter has a small part attached ..so fitting up prior  to cleaning up...still find more small parts to make !!

willy

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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #638 on: January 27, 2021, 09:22:11 AM »
Very neat indeed!
John

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Re: Easton and Andersom beam engine at Bressingham.
« Reply #639 on: January 27, 2021, 06:34:08 PM »
Willy,  you have very skillfull, nimble "watchmakers" fingers.  Impressive work :praise2:        Terry