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Old Jan 22, 2013, 06:40 AM
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I also built this boiler, it is far too small for D10, but it is big enough to run PM number 3 steam engine. I did not use rivets that came with the boiler, I used blind pop rivets instead, much easier to use.
I did many things in my career, riveting "old school" rivets isn't one of them, so I took easier option. Otherwise it was quite enjoyable little project...
Apparently D10 needs 1.39 cubic inches of steam per revolution (according to Macsteam formula), which would require quite sizable boiler to run it at at least half of its rated RPM.
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