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Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« on: March 10, 2024, 07:08:51 pm »
This turned out great!  Ordered this plinth and mounted the PM engine to it with brass screws! Gorgeous! [ Guests cannot view attachments ] [ Guests cannot view attachments ]
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #1 on: March 10, 2024, 07:13:23 pm »
Have you added a twin Doll to the collection too?
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #2 on: March 10, 2024, 07:29:58 pm »
Have you added a twin Doll to the collection too?

Yes, it is in the works.   It will be mounted to a Plinth as well, with a boiler. However I am trying to order a Jensen 55 electrically heated boiler and firebox to use for it. Iíd also like to use piping, instead of hosing for it.

Few things with it, I believe the timing is off. It doesnít have any power and wonít run on 10-15psi of steam but it should.  Canít figure it out.   Iím trying to figure out the model number of it so I can watch videos on how to fix on it.  I also need to plan & prep how I am
Going to solder a pipe onto it.   

Here is a photo of it.

This one is from Charlie, but I didnít want to post photos until it is done.  He gifted it to me.  Very generous he is.
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2024, 09:18:07 pm »
Here is a video with the plinth.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGR1rjbW3vU
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2024, 08:48:37 am »
Looks nice but you should have done this right away and you wouldn't have extra holes
in the Jensen plinth.
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2024, 09:20:11 am »
Have you added a twin Doll to the collection too?

Yes, it is in the works.  It will be mounted to a Plinth as well, with a boiler. However I am trying to order a Jensen 55 electrically heated boiler and firebox to use for it. Iíd also like to use piping, instead of hosing for it.

Few things with it, I believe the timing is off. It doesnít have any power and wonít run on 10-15psi of steam but it should.  Canít figure it out.  Iím trying to figure out the model number of it so I can watch videos on how to fix on it.  I also need to plan & prep how I am
Going to solder a pipe onto it. 

Here is a photo of it.

This one is from Charlie, but I didnít want to post photos until it is done.  He gifted it to me.  Very generous he is.

Nick:

I built this out of a parts bin that was gifted to me by Scott's wife.  It runs on less that 5 psi; so I am scratching me head about why Travis couldn't get it to run on steam.

I never messed with the timing.  I ran it on air periodically and thought it would be a good project for Travis.  I also gave him a Marklin Boiler from the parts bin that needs some work.  I guess he decided to go in a different direction on a boiler to pair with it.

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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #6 on: March 18, 2024, 01:06:12 am »
Cool view.  2 mill engines next to each other of different sizes.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qsk6vX1nIqE
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #7 on: March 18, 2024, 01:15:29 am »
Have you added a twin Doll to the collection too?

Yes, it is in the works.  It will be mounted to a Plinth as well, with a boiler. However I am trying to order a Jensen 55 electrically heated boiler and firebox to use for it. Iíd also like to use piping, instead of hosing for it.

Few things with it, I believe the timing is off. It doesnít have any power and wonít run on 10-15psi of steam but it should.  Canít figure it out.  Iím trying to figure out the model number of it so I can watch videos on how to fix on it.  I also need to plan & prep how I am
Going to solder a pipe onto it. 

Here is a photo of it.

This one is from Charlie, but I didnít want to post photos until it is done.  He gifted it to me.  Very generous he is.

Nick:

I built this out of a parts bin that was gifted to me by Scott's wife.  It runs on less that 5 psi; so I am scratching me head about why Travis couldn't get it to run on steam.

I never messed with the timing.  I ran it on air periodically and thought it would be a good project for Travis.  I also gave him a Marklin Boiler from the parts bin that needs some work.  I guess he decided to go in a different direction on a boiler to pair with it.

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Charlie you are fine.  I love this 365/1.   I still am deciding how I want to build on it.  Youíll see another post about the same engine being sluggish.  Weíre trying to figure out if itís the piston rods that are worn allowing blow by.   Once I figure out the culprit, I will fix on it, and itíll run even better. It runs, but with no power.

In another thread youíll see I repainted the base. It looks beautiful!
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #8 on: March 18, 2024, 03:58:43 pm »

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Charlie you are fine.  I love this 365/1.  I still am deciding how I want to build on it.  Youíll see another post about the same engine being sluggish.  Weíre trying to figure out if itís the piston rods that are worn allowing blow by.  Once I figure out the culprit, I will fix on it, and itíll run even better. It runs, but with no power.

In another thread youíll see I repainted the base. It looks beautiful!
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Let me guess, pink with brown pinstripes, no wait, brown with pink pinstripes.



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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2024, 04:06:55 pm »
Charlie you are fine.  I love this 365/1.  I still am deciding how I want to build on it.  Youíll see another post about the same engine being sluggish.  Weíre trying to figure out if itís the piston rods that are worn allowing blow by.  Once I figure out the culprit, I will fix on it, and itíll run even better. It runs, but with no power.

In another thread youíll see I repainted the base. It looks beautiful!
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Let me guess, pink with brown pinstripes, no wait, brown with pink pinstripes.
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What are you talking about?
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2024, 04:32:53 pm »
What color did you paint the base?
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #11 on: March 18, 2024, 04:50:43 pm »
What color did you paint the base?


Black???  Why would you assume pink????
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Re: Mounted walnut plinth to PM engine
« Reply #12 on: March 18, 2024, 04:58:36 pm »
Pink is my favorite flavor. :D
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