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Offline andyf

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A rather fragile steam engine
« on: March 15, 2013, 08:03:24 PM »
Don't know if this has been shown before, but it's a triumph of Czech glasswork. Bohemian glass was always highly regarded, but it's difficult to think how the con rod was fitted to the crank.

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I've cut the end off it twice, but it's still too short

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Re: A rather fragile steam engine
« Reply #1 on: March 15, 2013, 09:12:23 PM »
Wow! That's remarkable.

I really think it's a great engine -- I love being able to see the water boil and the steam in the cylinder. Very very cool.

Thanks for sharing!!!   :clap:
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Re: A rather fragile steam engine
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 04:16:25 PM »
Andy,

That is truly stunning!  :bow: :bow: :bow:

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