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Old Nov 18, 2012, 05:17 PM
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Steam launch accessories


Inspired by the fantastic atmospheric models of Bernhard I set about making some accessories for my steam launch (where does he find those bits and pieces?).
The following photos and video is showing my first effort a working stirrup pump. I had to look up a GCSE physics exam to find out how they worked.
Once completed it will no doubt never be put to work but at least I will know it works.
Stirrup pump (0 min 11 sec)
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Old Nov 19, 2012, 01:22 AM
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Great ide ,, super................ have you a drawing of how you did it,,,
..i find many small item on Ebay 1/6 --1/12 dollhouse .or miniatures..or make them my selvs...

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Old Nov 19, 2012, 10:36 AM
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Steam up,
That looks great.
Regards,
Gerald.
Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:10 AM
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I used this drawing to make the pump.
I did not fit a seal to the piston just making the clearance about .002.
Valves are balls sitting on a reamed hole with lift restricted by a pin.
I did not take photos as I just made it up as I went along sorry.
Old Nov 19, 2012, 11:10 AM
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Old Apr 13, 2013, 12:43 PM
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I have just had the launch down to the club steam test completed I had to try it out .
The chill in the air added to the steam effect gathering a nice crowd.
A very proud moment indeed.
Old Apr 13, 2013, 02:14 PM
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Very nice!
Old Apr 13, 2013, 03:34 PM
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Yes nice one,,,a good photo to
Old Apr 14, 2013, 01:01 AM
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Taking care of the pond.
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Looks great on the water.


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