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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #25 on: June 22, 2009, 10:23:46 PM »
Awesome!  :clap: Video??


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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #26 on: June 23, 2009, 01:06:42 AM »
ITS A RUNNER
 
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Well done that man congratulations

What next then  :D

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #27 on: June 23, 2009, 01:31:43 AM »
AWESOME!!!

Glad to hear you got it all solved, and humming away!!!
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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2009, 01:59:17 AM »
YEEEE....... HAAARRRRRR!!!!!!! :ddb: :ddb: :ddb:

Well done......  :clap:

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2009, 05:24:48 AM »
Well done Peter!

I'm glad you persevered  :bow: chuffed you got it running  :ddb:  :nrocks: , I knew you would!

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #30 on: June 23, 2009, 09:27:29 AM »
Congrats Peter,
 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
Your persistence paid off. :bang:
My very first Stirling never ran.  That was over  40 years ago, Maybe I should search for it and have another go at it!
The video of the engine running and a big grin?
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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #31 on: September 14, 2009, 11:56:07 AM »
Sorry this has taken 3 months to do - finally got the hang of using my little digi-cam and how to get my PC to talk to it for videos.
Thankyou Nick, Dave Stew, Eric, David D and Spin for such kind encouragement.

Here is the first vid. of a run.  I tried using a much larger heat sink on the tube with Propane torch. Ran for a bit but didn't seem to like it. Probably not enough heat in the displacer?




Here is a slightly longer vid. using the original heat sink (sorry about the messy heat sink compound - it gets everywhere) - the engine runs and runs, provided the torch heat is kept up. (I was grinning at the time).



Peter

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #32 on: September 14, 2009, 12:54:59 PM »
Well done Peter  :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

You deserve to have a big grin on your face for that.

It really bombs along.

Have fun

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #33 on: September 14, 2009, 01:09:19 PM »
Fantastic Peter! :D :) :) :bow: :beer: :ddb:
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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #34 on: September 14, 2009, 02:05:11 PM »
Nice Peter!  :clap:

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #35 on: September 15, 2009, 04:00:45 AM »
By `ek!

That`s cracking along.....  :bugeye:

Well done. :thumbup:

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #36 on: September 15, 2009, 06:38:36 PM »
Great job Peter, your ahead of me by leaps and bounds....steam and sterling...WOW...

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Re: ?Chinese? Stirling Beam Engine
« Reply #37 on: September 16, 2009, 02:55:48 AM »
Nice going Peter  :clap: :clap:  :headbang: