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Dr.Rev.DelmarMacReady

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Empire B35 circa 1935
« on: May 10, 2019, 02:51:21 pm »
This one was part of my Wilburn Lake Trade Days swap with Charlie(txlabman), and was the one I rushed to steam. I've been wanting one for a while. Reliably Empire and great fun to watch.

https://youtu.be/4Kz9FNoTZXY
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Re: Empire B35 circa 1935
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2019, 02:58:06 pm »

Impressive looking engine, and a great sound once it revs up.

Congrats on a very nice addition Benny !
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Re: Empire B35 circa 1935
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2019, 04:06:52 pm »
I've always thought it down right amazing that relatively small boiler is able to get and sustain, that rather large fan wheel, spinning as fast as it does.

Thanks for sharing that wind up with us.
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Re: Empire B35 circa 1935
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2019, 05:44:34 pm »
Impressive looking engine, and a great sound once it revs up.

Congrats on a very nice addition Benny !

Thanks, Jan. The build up of sound is fun...just keeps getting faster and faster.

Careful, or you'll be adding Empire to your extensive Jensen collection.
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Re: Empire B35 circa 1935
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2019, 05:47:55 pm »
I've always thought it down right amazing that relatively small boiler is able to get and sustain, that rather large fan wheel, spinning as fast as it does.

Thanks for sharing that wind up with us.

Thanks, Charlie...The video is a bit long-winded but eventually speeds up to full-tilt.
They do spin quite freely- I did a quick test on air and they spin up even faster with just 10 psi. Great engines!
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