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Mar 24, 2017 · From the Mamod forum I knew that their electric boiler used a 200 Watt heating element. Entering the bore and stroke for a typical Mamod engine, and 1000 as the desired RPM, I played with the boiler efficiency and found that my calculations showed I would need 191 Watts for a 35% efficient boiler at 1000 RPM and 20PSI steam pressure.

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Mar 05, 2010 · Ken that is a nice little boiler! So many variables in this hobby. You never are sure which one has your name on it! Earlier I had offered to post a link to a Model Home Engine Machinist thread that explores in detail the build of a very simple horizontal boiler, …

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Jul 04, 2019 · Boilers are a whole other subject of which we've had many discussions on this 'board. Lester Bowman returned a vertical firetube boiler to steam service to run his engines. He had to do an ultrasonic thickness gauging of the boiler barrel and tube sheets, and furnished me with the as-built dimensions, including of the riveted seams.

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Feb 16, 2016 · A steam piston engine is the easier engine to make compared to the turbine engine. But the piston engine does move at a much slower rate of speed usually around 400 rpm. A car alternator is not really the best option for the generator as it takes a really high rpm to generate the 14.4 volts required to charge a battery.

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G Sipp boiler? Stuart Engine? - The Home Shop Machinist

Jul 10, 2008 · Boiler is a vertical,about 6" or 8" diameter, around 0.7 meter tall. Firebox door says "G Sipp". US made, I think Paterson NJ. Engine is a vertical single cylinder, probably double-acting, With what appears to ba a "D" valve, with only a large …

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Model Boiler Material?? - Home - Practical Machinist

Jan 28, 2010 · The reason model builders prefer copper for home-built boilers is that it is easy to form, anneal, and join, and is corrosion resistant most important for occasionally used boilers. If you choose to use steel you may wish to use a corrosion inhibitor in the boiler water. Arminius. Kefid10, 04:28 PM #8. dkmc.

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Aug 31, 2013 · Miniature electric boilers shall be given a final hydrostatic test in accordance with PEB-17.2 PMB-21.3 For completed miniature boilers with welded or brazed boiler external piping (BEP) or trim, the inspection requirements of PG-90.1 and …

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Mar 17, 2014 · 5" gauge Bo-Bo electric (sold in 1979 on move to Canada) Hudson 1 (Hoffman Hudson, with deep firebox, steel boiler. Bought unfinished in 1984, required feed pump, quartering adjustment, boiler finishing, plumbing. Sold ~1988 to Ted …

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Aug 21, 2010 · Pictures of old Boiler/Power Houses. Living in an apartment (temporarily) I don't get to spend much time in the garage anymore so I have sadly been forced to retreat in scale of hobby from 1.5" to the foot live steam to HO scale. Now for fun I am building fine scale model buildings that take months to work on but are rather beautiful when done.

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Power for model steam engine.. - The Home Shop Machinist

May 29, 2020 · Look up boiler less steam engines. These had a pressure vessel, in place of the boiler, to hold a steam "charge" and would be filled of off a stationary boiler. Used in areas that didn't allow open flame or sources of ignition. Same idea for compressed air.

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Jan 14, 2021 - Rather than hijack Stews thread on his 3.5" boiler build The real reason I'm on this forum is so I can get my skills to a level that I am confident to

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Boiler Design and Material Selection - Page 2 - The Home

Oct 09, 2009 · (7) manually fired miniature boilers for model locomotive, boat, tractor, or stationary engines constructed or maintained as a hobby for exhibition use, having a volume less than five cubic feet and grate area less than two square feet and equipped with an American Society of Mechanical Engineers coded safety valve of adequate capacity and size

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Steam Boiler Kit #1 - PM Research - Model Engine Kits

This model steam boiler kit will easily run one of our well constructed #2, #3 and/or #5 steam engines for light-duty use and demonstration purposes. Popular around the turn of the century because of their simplicity and small floor space requirement, the vertical multiflue boiler is still popular today for the same reasons.

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boiler explosion. what not to do. | Page 4 | Home Model

Jan 27, 2022 · 50. Jan 20, 2022. #61. On many of full size traction engine boilers and some models, in the us don't use a bushing for any penetration's where they can get like 3 threads. Some of the crown sheets don't have a bushing where the fusible plug penetrates. Alot of the models and or new boilers do have bushings welded into the plate penetrations

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Model Engine Plans and Kits - LittleMachineShop.com Jan 19, 2022 · Home model engine machinists & makers forum. Model engine making forums for engine plans, castings, CAD, CNC designs, lathe, Stirling, boilers & steam. Steam Engine Plans 3 - John-Tom Engine and Model Plans Download plans at AeroFred Model Airplanes Plans.

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boiler tubes | Home Model Engine Machinist Forum Aug 10, 2009 i am wanting to build a horizontal fire-tube boiler (this will be my to buy a tube expander and use copper tubing. my question is this,

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Pictures of old Boiler/Power Houses

Aug 21, 2010 · Pictures of old Boiler/Power Houses. Living in an apartment (temporarily) I don't get to spend much time in the garage anymore so I have sadly been forced to retreat in scale of hobby from 1.5" to the foot live steam to HO scale. Now for fun I am building fine scale model buildings that take months to work on but are rather beautiful when done.

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Model Boiler Making - RC Groups

Jan 07, 2010 · Thus, the model boilers you see for sale in the $500+ range have cross tubes in the flue, or porcupine quills, or multiple flues, etc. They cost more to install, but add to the power of the boiler. They are a nice way to get your steam, if your wallet can stand it.

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I have this boiler - The Home Machinist!

Mar 02, 2011 · The Home Machinist! Presently, the Clishay I'm building will be battery/electric till I can afford to buy or build a 2 cylinder steam engine (I'm looking at something like Tiny Power's W marine engine with 2" diameter cylinders). I was thinking of finding a very large band saw some were and cut the top and tubes off the boiler just below

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Steam turbines - RC Groups

Jan 28, 2010 · steamboatmodel. Registered User. The big problem with Steam Turbines is you don't see anything move other than the output shaft. Its like hocking a electric motor up to a boiler. I like steam engines running real slow so you can see movement. Regards, Gerald. Jan 26, 2010, 02:21 PM.

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What contributes to steam engine - The Hobby-Machinist

Jan 12, 2021 · The stream engine is a marvelous thing, but it needs to be re-imagined. The concept of a large boiler is antiquated. They should use micro boilers and inject minute amounts of water to create the amount of steam needed based upon load and throttle demand. Perhaps even per-cylinder micro boilers.

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OT: Small steam engine and boiler - Practical Machinist

Apr 08, 2016 · One of the Home shop machinist books has a design for an electric boiler out of large dia copper pipe. There is also a lot of active steam boat afficinados as well as casting kits - right up to a full launch size triple expansion engine (check out Peter Cowie's Elliot bay triple build Photo Gallery - WOW).

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OT: Small steam engine and boiler - Practical Machinist

Apr 08, 2016 · One of the Home shop machinist books has a design for an electric boiler out of large dia copper pipe. There is also a lot of active steam boat afficinados as well as casting kits - right up to a full launch size triple expansion engine (check out Peter Cowie's Elliot bay triple build Photo Gallery - WOW).

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suitable steam engine for a tricycle. | The Hobby-Machinist

Oct 12, 2012 · That car weight about 800 lbs. My locomobile has a mason engine in it and weights 1200 lbs and at 250 psi boiler pressure it about 8 HP,And will do 40 mph, but 25 feels better. It all depends on what speed you want and the weight of vehicle. I just complete an electric 3 wheel vehicle for a guy called the Bug-e its on the web.

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What contributes to steam engine - The Hobby-Machinist

Jan 12, 2021 · The stream engine is a marvelous thing, but it needs to be re-imagined. The concept of a large boiler is antiquated. They should use micro boilers and inject minute amounts of water to create the amount of steam needed based upon load and throttle demand. Perhaps even per-cylinder micro boilers.

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Jan 19, 2022 · Home model engine machinists & makers forum. Model engine making forums for engine plans, castings, CAD, CNC designs, lathe, Stirling, boilers & steam.

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Jan 14, 2021 - Rather than hijack Stews thread on his 3.5" boiler build The real reason I'm on this forum is so I can get my skills to a level that I am confident to

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Model Engine Plans and Kits - LittleMachineShop.com Jan 19, 2022 · Home model engine machinists & makers forum. Model engine making forums for engine plans, castings, CAD, CNC designs, lathe, Stirling, boilers & steam. Steam Engine Plans 3 - John-Tom Engine and Model Plans Download plans at AeroFred Model Airplanes Plans.

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Jan 18, 2022 · Bentwings, I think you need to check some of your facts re boiler pressure testing . Model boilers should pass a hydraulic test at TWICE the working pressure which should hold steady for 10 minutes. A steam test should follow at one and a half times the intended maximum working oressure . Soft

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Mar 11, 2021 · (7) manually fired miniature boilers for model locomotive, boat, tractor, or stationary engines constructed or maintained as a hobby for exhibition use, having a volume less than five cubic feet and grate area less than two square feet and equipped with an American Society of Mechanical Engineers coded safety valve of adequate capacity and size

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The engine is a double-acting noncondensing one that exhausts directly into the air with the familiar puff-pup of a donkey engine or steam shovel. With its 1 3/4" cylinder bore and 1" piston stroke, and with 75 or 80 Ib. of steam in its boiler, the little engine will turn over at 1,500 r.p.m. Actual power will depend much on the boiler used and

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Model Boiler Material?? - Home - Practical Machinist

Jan 28, 2010 · The reason model builders prefer copper for home-built boilers is that it is easy to form, anneal, and join, and is corrosion resistant most important for occasionally used boilers. If you choose to use steel you may wish to use a corrosion inhibitor in the boiler water. Arminius. Liming10, 04:28 PM #8. dkmc.

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Jan 06, 2022 · A boiler would have to be stoker fired and have automatic controls. The EFM home coal stokers, using a 'retort' much like the firepot on a blacksmith forge, are still in production. They are likely a modern version of the 'Iron Fireman'. The "Iron Fireman" and "EFM" stokers were a last ditch attempt to keep coal fired home heating boilers in use.

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Jun 18, 2020 · Make a short tap wrench for better control, feel, and subsequent joy when you don't break any taps. A simple one from 2 off 1/4" square bars, and 2 screws to clamp them to the tap works well on titchy little taps. K2 I received a new short …

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