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The Showcase => Engines => Topic started by: Jim Nic on February 07, 2017, 04:20:58 PM

Title: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Jim Nic on February 07, 2017, 04:20:58 PM
Below are a couple of pictures of my completed MEM Corliss.
Thanks to the MEM Moderators for the design and to Arnold Bosch and Vince Cutajar for their build logs from which I took a few pointers.
I found it an interesting model to build and it turned out to be a beautifully smooth slow runner, highly recommended for anyone looking for a non scale challenge. 
I actually had it running a couple of months ago but put off completing it because some woodwork was required  (not my favourite).
Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Flyboy Jim on February 07, 2017, 04:40:31 PM
That is a great looking engine, Jim. I really like how you have it mounted and piped. Nice clean look.  :ThumbsUp:

Do you think you might post a video of it running?

Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: 10KPete on February 07, 2017, 04:56:03 PM
That is a great looking engine, Jim. I really like how you have it mounted and piped. Nice clean look.  :ThumbsUp:

Do you think you might post a video of it running?

Jim

Ditto! It's a beautiful engine.

Pete
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: steamer on February 07, 2017, 05:01:04 PM
That looks awesome!


Nicely done!

Dave
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Jim Nic on February 07, 2017, 05:11:57 PM
Jim
Thanks for the kind comment.
The video thing is another battle in the ongoing war between me and technology!  I have a video in MP4 format but it's way too big to post direct to MEM.  I opened a Photobucket account and tried to upload my vid but gave up after 40 minutes watching a circle of dots going round (strangely, yelling at the monitor didn't help as much as it usually does).  I will try again and see if I can get it posted.
Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Flyboy Jim on February 07, 2017, 05:21:15 PM
Jim
Thanks for the kind comment.
The video thing is another battle in the ongoing war between me and technology!  I have a video in MP4 format but it's way too big to post direct to MEM.  I opened a Photobucket account and tried to upload my vid but gave up after 40 minutes watching a circle of dots going round (strangely, yelling at the monitor didn't help as much as it usually does).  I will try again and see if I can get it posted.
Jim

A lot of folks, including myself, use YouTube for videos. It seems like I had the same problem uploading video to Photo Bucket.

I've determine over the years, with computers, that there's a good reason they call that little arrow that you move around a "cursor"!  :atcomputer:  :wallbang:

Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: crueby on February 07, 2017, 05:30:21 PM
I use youtube for all my videos too, seems to work much better.

Beautiful engine!!
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: vcutajar on February 07, 2017, 09:18:30 PM
Beautiful Jim.  Looking forward to see the video.

Vince
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: 90LX_Notch on February 07, 2017, 09:51:39 PM
Nice job Jim.  The engine looks great.

Ditto on YouTube for posting videos.  I've had stuff on it for years without a single problem.

-Bob
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Kim on February 08, 2017, 05:40:57 AM
Beautiful rendition of the MEM Corless, Jim!  Can't wait to see the video when you get that worked out.
Kim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Jim Nic on February 08, 2017, 02:09:21 PM
With a modicum of luck and a great deal of "click & hope" I seem to have a YouTube channel.

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The exagerated "chuffing" sound is caused I think by the exhaust venting into the large amplifying chamber formed by the hollow base.

Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Flyboy Jim on February 08, 2017, 02:47:03 PM
Well done, Jim. Your video came out great! I love the action and sound of that engine.

Jim
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: crueby on February 08, 2017, 02:49:21 PM
Spectacular!
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: b.lindsey on February 08, 2017, 02:55:11 PM
Simply beautiful Jim. I guess I missed your post on this yesterday. Very smooth and as much detail on the base and piping as on the engine itself.  Really well done!!

Bill
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: vcutajar on February 08, 2017, 04:54:20 PM
Nice one Jim.

Vince
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: zeeprogrammer on February 08, 2017, 10:51:19 PM
Very well done.  :ThumbsUp:

Entrancing action and great sound.
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Steamer5 on February 09, 2017, 06:52:35 AM
Well done Jim

Cheers Kerrin
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: gary.a.ayres on June 16, 2020, 11:09:18 PM
Superb-looking engine, beautifully displayed and an amazing smooth runner.
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: Don1966 on June 17, 2020, 03:17:34 AM
Nice fit and finish and a great runner congrats on a job well done.




 :cheers:
Don
Title: Re: Jim's MEM Corliss
Post by: kvom on June 17, 2020, 03:23:07 AM
Beautiful job