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Re: Engine 3

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  • epikflyer
    Hi Pete. Thank you very much for the link. I will have a look. Cheers. Tim
    Message 1 of 7 , Sep 10, 2009
      Hi Pete.

      Thank you very much for the link. I will have a look.

      Cheers.

      Tim

      --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "northriver07" <georgeyyy@...> wrote:
      >
      > Tim,
      >
      > Here is a relatively easy way to make a PDF document...and it's free!
      >
      > http://www.pdfonline.com/
      >
      > Give it a try.
      >
      > Pete
      >
      > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, "epikflyer" <p-40.av8r@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi Arno.
      > >
      > > Thank you very much for your encouragement.
      > >
      > > I will provide the instructions for you as soon as possible. I will write out instructions, and take step by step photographs, because a picture says a thousand words. I do not know how to make PDF document, which would seem to be the best way of doing it. I will look in to it. If not I will make a new step by step photo album.
      > >
      > > Thanks again for your interest.
      > >
      > > Tim
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > --- In pop-pop-steamboats@yahoogroups.com, Arno <arnobrosi@> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > Tim,
      > > > I'd be very interested to see your instructions.Who would know sleepless
      > > > nights could be so much fun.
      > > > Looking forward to see your finished boats.
      > > >
      > > > Arno
      > > >
      > > > epikflyer wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > Hi all.
      > > > >
      > > > > I could not sleep last night and so made engine number 3. It is a
      > > > > traditional diaphragm this time. I need to shorten the pipes a bit but
      > > > > it has power and pops. I just tested it and it is a sweet little motor
      > > > > with a nice mellow pop. I used heavier gauge brass for the diaphragm.
      > > > > Pictures are in my album "Tim's pop pop pictures". Please check them
      > > > > out if you so desire.
      > > > >
      > > > > I used Jean-Yves PDF instructions for engine 1 and it inspired a
      > > > > slightly different approach for this engine. Unlike Jean-Yves engine
      > > > > you do not need to make a die or punch for the construction of this
      > > > > motor. It is however still made from recycled copper plumbing tube.
      > > > >
      > > > > If there is enough interest I will gladly write instructions for
      > > > > making it. It was great fun, and quite simple and very quick. I had a
      > > > > huge grin when I fired it up this evening and it worked first time. I
      > > > > think it looks nice to.
      > > > >
      > > > > Engine 4 is under way, and is twice the size just to see if I can
      > > > > scale it up. Then I need to take a break from engines and make some
      > > > > hulls. I will post pictures of course and try and take some videos of
      > > > > some pop pop action at the local lake.
      > > > >
      > > > > Life is good!
      > > > >
      > > > > Best regards.
      > > > >
      > > > > Tim
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
      > >
      >
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