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Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« on: November 27, 2011, 05:42:33 AM »
Completed the Popcorn Engine this Morning.

Her's a few buity shots





I'll post a video tomorrow.

Pictures have come out a bit grainy they are razor sharp before i put them through fast stone, I'll also have aplay and try and get them a bit sharper.

but it don't look too bad.

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #1 on: November 27, 2011, 05:50:18 AM »
Sorry, I have no more words  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:
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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #2 on: November 27, 2011, 05:53:28 AM »
 :bugeye: STUNNING Stew  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:

I am mighty impressed at how you take a few photos and build an engine from them  :smart: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

I hope you will bring it along to Harrogate next year if your there  :poke: i would love to see her   :D


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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #3 on: November 27, 2011, 07:10:31 AM »
"STUNNING"

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #4 on: November 27, 2011, 08:16:18 AM »



  Excellent job Stew.  :drool: :drool:  You just keep raising the bar for quality.

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2011, 08:25:33 AM »
Wow  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow:

Beautiful work again Stew, my hat (if I wore one) would be off to you. Can't wait to see the video... do you have any plans to run this one on steam, or just air?
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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #6 on: November 27, 2011, 08:53:38 AM »
As the others have said, absolutely stunning work there Stew, I put my hat on in order to take it off for you :bow: :bow:


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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #7 on: November 27, 2011, 11:11:24 AM »
Stew

Great little engine you have built there. Will be watching for the video and your next project.  :D :D

Cheers :beer:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #8 on: November 27, 2011, 12:01:04 PM »
Thanks Chaps


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I hope you will bring it along to Harrogate next year if your there  i would love to see her   

Its a date Rob

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do you have any plans to run this one on steam, or just air?

No I have no plans to run it on steam Ade, I thinks its the idea of having to make a boiler that puts me off.

These are sharper pics, I'm just getting to grips with my new lap top, and didn't quite have fast stone set correct







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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #9 on: November 27, 2011, 02:35:40 PM »
Very nice Stew!!   :headbang:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #10 on: November 27, 2011, 03:47:13 PM »
Really nice work there I must say!  :bow: :bow: :bow:

I am very much impressed by your skills and workmanship  :thumbup: :clap: :beer: :thumbup: :clap:

Then you touch on the subject of boiler.  A thing that have crossed my mind as well, even though that is as far as it has come to date. Having looked through a couple of books on the subject, I have been thinking of saving up to buy a soldered boiler kit with test certificate and  do the finishing bits myself, something like the GLR vertical semi-finished kit. That would eleiminate the sensitive part where much practice and tests is a must - something I do not have.

Then I would set it up so that I can change engine towards the same boiler and thus be able to run more than one engine according to my liking. The tricky part would of course be to define the interface between engine and boiler so that they can be made separately and still fit to each other.

Well, my 2 cents ...

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #11 on: November 27, 2011, 04:16:00 PM »
"but it don't look too bad."  :bugeye:

Stew, that's a complete understatement!
BRILLIANT job  :bow: :bow: :bow: :bow: She's an absolute beauty  :thumbup: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #12 on: November 27, 2011, 05:44:11 PM »
Stew.

That engine is GORGEOUS!  :bugeye:   :clap: :clap:

Looking forward to the annual Harrogate assembly, around your car boot!  :thumbup:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #13 on: November 27, 2011, 11:18:32 PM »
Really nice, Stew, excellent work as always!   :beer:

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« Reply #14 on: November 28, 2011, 09:21:58 AM »
An excellence in engineering Stew.  :thumbup:  :thumbup: :thumbup:  :thumbup:  :thumbup:  :thumbup:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #15 on: November 28, 2011, 10:00:55 AM »
I was a little nervous after reading your first line "Her's a few butty shots", then I found I had the wrong glasses on. 

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #16 on: November 28, 2011, 02:00:45 PM »
Thanks for you support and interest guys.

Peter:- worth thinking about that boiler suggestion.

Dave:- Harrogate's a date how about bringing some of your sterlings along we'll have a car boot exhibition  :D

Joules:- a butty where I come from is a sandwich  :scratch:

Well her's the video

 


Enjoy

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #17 on: November 28, 2011, 02:32:47 PM »
That's a cracker Stew!  :clap: :clap:

I really love that whistle........  There's not very many I can hear, with me cloth tabs........  :(


Hot air, at Harrogate? Yer on!  :thumbup:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #18 on: November 28, 2011, 02:45:05 PM »
Very very nice!  :bow:

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Re: Completed Potty Popcorn Engine
« Reply #19 on: November 28, 2011, 10:18:40 PM »
Thanks Chaps

I forgot to say that I'll have the drawings ready of the governor and things for any one who wants a copy:- just send me a PM.

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