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komet163b

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What have you run today...
« on: October 27, 2023, 02:58:57 pm »
Well, I needed a bit of a break so this was it.

https://youtu.be/C1g5o9XPSU4

Steaming my troubles away,
Wayne

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #1 on: October 27, 2023, 03:53:59 pm »
I made a steam test with my Maerklin "mariage"
a 4098 boiler with a 4149 steam engine - it was
in a metal press and then saved - scrap metal
I could make it run again - many parts had to be made
from scratch
Arnold ;D

Video: https://www.youtube.com/shorts/p7LHmgfwusw

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #2 on: October 27, 2023, 04:04:01 pm »
Arnold....you brought this mess back to life?
That mess is now the beautiful engine in the video?

Wayne

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #3 on: October 28, 2023, 12:49:54 am »
Does "recently" count? Here's a video of my York-Bolton steam plant. It's not the best video quality, but it will have to do:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=isCXh8mec1E

Since the video was shot, I've also added wood cladding (cleading?) to the steam cylinder.

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #4 on: October 28, 2023, 12:55:59 am »
Arnold....you brought this mess back to life?
That mess is now the beautiful engine in the video?

Wayne
Yes, all brass parts are newly made from solid material - even the chimney with crown
The piston, rod and cylinder top are completely rebuilt. The cast frame of the engine
was badly broken and screwed together invisibly. Paint only a bit restored/relined.
The flywheel was one of the Parts that were still fine and I just needed to give it a good polish.
The platform itself couldn't be saved - I used a piece of old parquet flooring and added a blued steel frame.
Gave some work on the lathe - but that's part of the game..
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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #5 on: October 28, 2023, 04:12:52 am »
Bonjour,
I have Validated my pump / water level detector / torch operation on the Bayflower drifter :
https://youtu.be/Nl5x1b802nk
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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #6 on: October 28, 2023, 08:16:37 am »
Alas, only thing I have run today is the washing machine  :'(
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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #7 on: October 28, 2023, 08:39:08 am »
Kraus & Mohr Faux Beam Engine

https://youtu.be/Hff78_Tm3u0
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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #8 on: October 28, 2023, 01:11:01 pm »
And now, first run of my Weeden 672 basket case after repairs....

https://youtu.be/BsbGI-W-abE

Now, I'm up for a Weeden franken engine I have in mind.

Ahhh, the sweet sound of success,
Wayne

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #9 on: October 28, 2023, 10:37:45 pm »
    I steamed a couple today . I ran my machine shop , which I have shown here before. I also steamed a Wilesco D21 with D22 boiler .Along with the D21, I was also using a "new" Fleischmann line shaft I just got from Ebay , along with a Fleischmann table saw and Jensen generator.

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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #10 on: November 03, 2023, 02:30:50 pm »
D.E.....those are some busy photos.  Lots of steaming fun there.
Give us a video!

Anyway, a tall Marklin was my choice today.  Needs a redo of the
steampipe to get full pressure but it does run smoothly.  The engine
is a replacement sourced from Germany for a reasonable price.  I'm
about to receive an older $$$ German vertical engine so I may need to
find a new home for this one. 

https://youtu.be/zBGZbyTSDNE

Can't keep 'em all,
Wayne



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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #11 on: November 03, 2023, 02:40:28 pm »
@komet163b I sure hope you figure out how to get your pump on your B43 going again!
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Re: What have you run today...
« Reply #12 on: November 03, 2023, 08:37:33 pm »
Early 1950's Jensen #25 with heavy flywheel and reversing linkage.

It ran well, but with a lot of leaks that I repaired (mostly) on the fly, with Teflon washers on all the main joints. The lower sight glass banjo bolt has a broken thread and the hole it screws into the boiler end cap seems to have weak threads too, so it kept a slow drip up as the run progressed. A new banjo bolt with full threads will be required to complete this repair and stop the leak, but otherwise, it was a fine run!
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