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Offline vtsteam

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Steam engine started
« on: January 24, 2015, 08:39:30 PM »
A particular video favorite of mine

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"15 hp. ACME antique steam engine, run off of air. hasn't ran in over 50 yrs. tore apart oiled it up and here you go"


I love it when a Plan B comes together!
Steve
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Re: Steam engine started
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2015, 01:58:23 AM »
Nice,
    I am guessing the air compressor is no little job either to keep up with that. Do you know what the engine was used to drive originally? Love the clanks and bumps (adds Character,   :clap:).
John B
Converting good metal into swarf sometimes ending up with something useful. ;-)

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Re: Steam engine started
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2015, 03:07:48 AM »
Oh I really like that  :thumbup:

Wrap it up and send it over, I'll build a new shed for it  :ddb:
Andrew Mawson
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Re: Steam engine started
« Reply #3 on: January 25, 2015, 08:43:03 AM »
Made me smile!  :thumbup:

I love to see these resurrection videos........ 

David D
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Still drilling holes... Sometimes, in the right place!

Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!