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Offline Aestus57

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Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« on: August 10, 2011, 07:55:24 AM »
Hi Folks,


Yes, I know its not the first one to be featured here, but I'm still quite proud of her... Getting one to run will just spur me on to bigger and better projects.

Any sugestions for the next one will be most welcome.


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Think I'm suffering De Ja Vu and Amnesia at the same time, I'm sure I've forgotten this before!

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2011, 07:56:43 AM »
It's a good start  :D
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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2011, 08:11:29 AM »
Nice little runner.  :thumbup:

Looks like one of Elmers engine. How about a twin cylinder for the next one?

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2011, 11:26:18 AM »
Aestus57

Sure looks like fine little runner to me, especially for a first engine. As Bernd said, a twin might be a good choice for your next engine. I am sure there will be a few others along with other suggestions. Thanks for showing it to us.  :D :D

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2011, 11:54:57 AM »
Nothing beats the satisfaction of your first runner bursting into life. A great little runner.

Yes a twin oscillator could well be your next step. Take a look at Elmers #2 plans available at http://www.john-tom.com/ElmersEngines/02_twinVwobbler.pdf.

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2011, 12:04:18 PM »
That's a good 'un!  :thumbup:

Well done......  :clap: :clap:

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #6 on: August 10, 2011, 01:20:36 PM »
That's very nice, runs well. :thumbup: :clap:

I like wobblers :D
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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #7 on: August 10, 2011, 02:40:34 PM »
Very nice little engine, and definitely something to take pride in!  :beer:

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #8 on: August 11, 2011, 01:10:33 PM »
Elmers #25 was my 1st engine too. Your's looks much better. Nice Job.
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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #9 on: August 13, 2011, 05:16:48 PM »
Nice job :clap: :clap:
You have made a living thing from nothing :bugeye: :bugeye:
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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #10 on: August 13, 2011, 06:49:24 PM »
Nice work! Elmers #25, it was my second engine build and yours looks better than my efforts as well!!

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2011, 05:03:26 PM »
Really nice. A little oscillator is next on my list.

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2011, 06:27:20 PM »
well dun  :)

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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2011, 02:04:41 AM »
Good Job That Man


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Re: Little Oscillating Engine "Lives"
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2012, 12:36:01 AM »
I'm a little late to this build, but nice job !!

I built the little wobbler from Sherline's Table Top Machining book, the "Millie" Took a little tweaking but runs like a champ now !!

Mike