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Old Oct 29, 2003, 03:01 AM
Chas Hunter
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Setting Piston Valve Gear Timing


Can someone tell me how to set a steam engine's piston valve gear please.

Have timed slide valves ok - but not sure if its the same for a piston.



Old Oct 29, 2003, 06:01 PM
Colin MacEke
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Re: Setting Piston Valve Gear Timing

When the piston is as far forward as it will go, then the inlet port should
be on the point of opening.


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