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Brad

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Steam Plant
« on: July 10, 2022, 07:25:04 pm »
First run of the steam plant today. I am going to make some changes on how to feed the boiler. The injector was a good idea but the shortcomings outweigh the benefits.

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #1 on: July 10, 2022, 07:38:16 pm »
very robust looking plant Brad, looking forward to the video.
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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2022, 08:56:51 pm »
  Very nice!

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2022, 09:08:39 pm »
Well that boiler is certainly deserving of the Blue Ribbon!
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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2022, 10:08:46 pm »
Brad..... a very nice looking plant mate!
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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2022, 11:25:25 am »
Well done Brad!

Video of it running on steam……pretty please.  🙏🙏🙏

Brad

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2022, 02:34:03 pm »
Here is the video. Not up to my usual video standards, but a video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqrBwrq5dm8

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #7 on: July 12, 2022, 01:33:15 pm »
A different engine running with the steam plant.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSxM5nvHHZ4

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2022, 02:54:17 pm »
Brad is this the Stuart 504 Boiler with 7 tubes?
That Boiler heats up very fast and produces enough
steam to drive most of the Stuart models. Very nice
presentation with condenser, pump etc. I do like
also your two engines, congrats
Arnold

Brad

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #9 on: July 12, 2022, 03:37:06 pm »
Yes, this is the 7-tube Stuart boiler, with the center tube being a superheater. It steams very nicely.

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #10 on: July 12, 2022, 04:53:22 pm »
Great to see, thanks for sharing, I have always wanted a 504.

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #11 on: July 12, 2022, 06:23:54 pm »
Nice set up....thanks for posting.....

Brad

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2022, 11:26:39 am »
Making music with a steam engine.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITmlduPFGqM

Brad

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #13 on: July 14, 2022, 06:11:08 pm »
Making some changes to my steam plant. Replaced the hand pump, water tank and replaced the injector with a Coles steam pump. Now to pipe everything.

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Re: Steam Plant
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2022, 01:11:16 pm »
A rainy day is a great time to finish my new water tank. Soldering the threaded bushings in place.

 

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