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therat05

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BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« on: October 04, 2020, 03:37:18 am »
I have been promising myself to find the time to start and finish restoring this untidy but complete Bowman  M122 , i have had the engine for 4 years and have never tried to run it.
The first video is of the first attempt to run the engine on air, not a success which was not unexpected  the 2nd video is of the finished engine after 20 or so hours of work.
Here are a few pictures of the journey from wreck to finished engine....Steve

BOWMAN M122 TEST RUN ON AIR BEFORE RESTORATION
https://youtu.be/QLJVPoTOspE

ALL FINISHED THE M122 IN ALL ITS GLORY
https://youtu.be/0i6wtGMqg1M


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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2020, 03:42:24 am »
Well that scrubbed up well .
Now it can be on display instead of hiding .

Cheers
Dennis

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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2020, 04:00:10 am »
Hello Dennis i think it has turned out well and runs superbly well, and i have now managed to put the pictures in the right order ;D ....Steve
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2020, 09:03:44 am »
Well Done Steve ...... she's a real beaut!!!
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2020, 09:14:29 am »
Nice work Steve, Thanks for taking all the pictures through the restoration  :)
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2020, 10:48:55 am »
Well Done Steve ...... she's a real beaut!!!
I couldn't resist buying the engine as it was complete, it has been sitting on my shelf for 4 years so it was about time for it to receive the treatment....Steve
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2020, 10:53:31 am »
Nice work Steve, Thanks for taking all the pictures through the restoration  :)
Hello Nick  I am pleased with the end result and i enjoyed restoring it, i take photos and videos of all my engines that i work on as it is a good archive for future reference....Steve   
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2020, 03:58:46 pm »
Wow, Steve....!!!!

Your Bowman M122 might just be better than new!

Beautiful restoration!

Thanks for posting it.

Gil

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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2020, 04:29:06 pm »
As Rog would say 'An Atomic Resto"!
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2020, 05:53:10 pm »
Wow, Steve....!!!!

Your Bowman M122 might just be better than new!

Beautiful restoration!

Thanks for posting it.

Gil
Hello Gil Bowman engines do brush up well dont they, they are a pleasure to work on...Steve
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2020, 05:57:32 pm »
As Rog would say 'An Atomic Resto"!

Hello Jim it took around 20 hours to complete this engine but i honestly cant think of anything else i would rather have spent 20 hours doing...( no Jim that doesn't count my record is 20 seconds ;D ;D ;D)....Steve
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2020, 12:55:19 am »
Steve you did a restoration on this bowman that makes it good as new.
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Re: BOWMAN M122 FINISHED AT LAST
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2020, 09:24:45 am »
Steve you did a restoration on this bowman that makes it good as new.

Im glad you like the finished engine Carl it makes all the work worthwhile, i get great satisfaction returning these engines back to something near to how they looked when new....Steve
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