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Re: Nitinol engine kit review
« on: July 08, 2021, 03:45:46 pm »
What a neat kit.

I am going to order one and have a go at it.

Thanks for the review and video.

I'm glad your going to try one! Feel free to ask questions once your kit comes in.

I had originally left off the 2 "boxer" arms from my engine, but have since added them, I did dry lubrication of the long slot and also the wood peg that rides in the slot with pencil lead, the paper and wood are easily burnished with pencil lead and really smooth the motion well. It still does slow the engine a little but mine runs more quietly than the one in the video. Also slowing the engine is not a bad thing if you plan to build the Ferris wheel later, also if you run the engine fast without the extra arms the tiny joint in the Nitinol power band has a tendency to throw a little bit of water droplets around at speed.
   Good luck with your build and feel free to post here or start a new thread!-Ben


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