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ShadetreeMotorcycle

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Anyone built a "Big Laura" stirling kit?
« on: April 01, 2021, 08:35:26 pm »
It's quite a large Stirling engine (machining required) sometimes called Great Laura in Germany, has adjustable speed hand wheel.
  I think it is quite elegant, with possible exception of burner, kind of looks just added on to the wood board. It could be left off in build as only a smallish flame needed to run this big girl. The tank may look better polished.
  These kits are quite spendy and shipping is high to but price includes VAT tax and you can get them to remove 20% if you live in USA, and ask.

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Re: Anyone built a "Big Laura" stirling kit?
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2021, 08:47:03 pm »
Similarly to a Trophy girlfriend, I think she looks better without "makeup"?!
   But the right color could be nice.
Second photo is kit contents.

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RedRyder

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Re: Anyone built a "Big Laura" stirling kit?
« Reply #2 on: April 02, 2021, 10:53:52 am »
I sure do like your large Stirling Cycle engine.

Nice work...!!!

Gil

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Re: Anyone built a "Big Laura" stirling kit?
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2021, 03:38:47 pm »
I sure do like your large Stirling Cycle engine.

Nice work...!!!

Gil
Oh...sorry Gil, I did not mean to give the impression this engine was mine!
  It is an engine I admire and I am trying to work a deal on a kit.
   I was hopeful someone here had built one. -Ben

 

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