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Old Sep 11, 2012, 12:08 AM
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New steam engine.


They're talking about it on the Mamod forum but it has not been mentioned here yet:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251127459986...ht_7640wt_1163
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 12:49 AM
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Old Sep 11, 2012, 07:50 AM
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[QUOTE=Kmot;22699603]They're talking about it on the Mamod forum but it has not been mentioned here yet:]

As I mentioned there, I have one, very quick delivery, and runs well.

It may need a small bit of fettling like any new engine.

Similar to other oscillators it loves steam and will need at least
a 3" boiler to keep it happy.

A V twin, double acting, capacity of 4.25cc. Has forward & reverse
and throttling action. Quite hefty at 380 grams with all that brass.

I would guess that it will run a 3 blade 65mm diam prop.

quote from the other forum "

a design by Peter Arnot and was described in a series called
Starting in Steam and published in the magazine 'Model Boats' in 1988"

Alex
Old Sep 11, 2012, 08:32 AM
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Tom,

Is there one on the way to your house?

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Old Sep 11, 2012, 12:39 PM
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Haha, no Ed. Not yet.


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