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Great collection of turbines, the sound always brings the dental drill to mind.

Really, yeah come to think of it a dental drill. Free wheeling and then, INTO THE CAVITY.
Hey Daniel, that also had a "Pink Floyd" sound to it. I liked it.

Dental drills are small high speed air turbines as well, so there is an actual direct association and not just a simple similarity!

Pink Floyd .....  huh?  "Several species of small turbine engines, grooving in a steam cave with a Celt .... descendent".
Don't know if I've got any Pict in me or not, but certainly have some Celt!
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Really glad you figured out the video posting, that Grand Finale was great!!  ;D ;D ;D
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Impressive collection...and noise ;D

Thanks for sharing these Daniel, all of them VERY rare on this side of the pond.

Thanks for the kind words Jan .... I think they are rather rare anywhere, as I'm pretty sure Richard did not do anything like actual production. I'd be surprised if there were many more than a dozen or so of most of the models, and some were likely even less than that.
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Missed this somehow until now (must be half deaf) - that is truly an impressive collection and I love to hear them run even if I can't past a certain point (but Maggie my cat sure could). Always intended to get one or two but never did - glad you did thought as it was fun to watch and listen to them.
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Thanks Larry ... if you weren't half deaf before (like me) then you likely are after hearing The Choir entire!
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Hey Charlie  ....  in response to the high speed ovation you provided (many thanks), I've talked another lady, not part of The Choir, to come on stage and perform a set of scales solo, just for you, as an encore!

She is of a different breed than the Wolfgang girls, but just as naked, or perhaps even more so, as her nudity is almost totally transparent.

I picked her up as a stand alone, sans base or boiler, and she does have a few minor flaws, as there are hairline cracks showing at the top of both of her legs. These do not seem to affect her performance however, as her stance still seems quite solid. Tangentially fed and axially exhausted through a very open front she is full shrouded around the circumference and back, where there is a reduction gear drive with a pulley. The odd thing about this girl is that she is put together from a material that most would not even consider using for a steam turbine, ie plastic, with the only metal being the two shafts, so I guess that Wilesco has no problem using the material in that application, as they also now use it for valve stems on their engines, whistles and boilers.

Please meet & greet ... Miss Wilesco T-90:

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https://youtu.be/6M06twz1cfc
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Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
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magnificent
it's beautiful

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Some interesting sounds from her. An elegant little lady Wilesco.

Thanks for the encore.

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You are more than welcome Charlie, I hope you enjoyed it, and thanks for the applause!

Really, it just gave me an excuse to add another turbine to the table, that otherwise would have never seen the light of day ....  ;c)
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Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
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Another great showing...!!!


You have the most extensive Wolfgang collection I've ever seen.



Thank you, again, Daniel...!


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Bravo Bravo 👏👏👏
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Bravo Bravo 👏👏👏

Thanks for the accolades, it was all great fun!
"Information is not knowledge, Knowledge is not wisdom, Wisdom is not truth, Truth is not beauty, Beauty is not love, Love is not music: Music is THE BEST...   
Wisdom is the domain of the Wis (which is extinct). Beauty is a French phonetic corruption of a short cloth neck ornament currently in resurgence..."
F. Zappa ... by way of Mary, the girl from the bus.

 

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