Here is a list of all the postings RICHARD GREEN 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Adjustable angle plate|
I like the idea of using two 90degree angle plates bolted together, this would give probably an unlimited combination of angles, also would be more rigid and not inclined to move during machining operations.
Does anyone know of a supplier of a good quality (not imported) adjustable angle plate, about 6" x 4" ish, for use on a Tom Senior mill,
All I can seem to find are imported ones of varying quality,
|Thread: Klopp 34" shaper|
Just seen this on Ebay , someone could use it to make a Stuart 10 v , or perhaps a clock ? Ebay No. 274503558767
|Thread: Steam engines for sale website|
Does the "Steam engines for sale" website still exist ?
It had models, parts , castings, tools etc,
It seems to have disappeared.
|Thread: R&B gas engine|
Can anyone give me the overall dimentions of the R&B gas engine ? length , width etc, Has anyone built it with twin 12" flywheels , what about making it hopper cooled ?
|Thread: College Engineering Supplies rotary table|
Hello Alain, It would be nice to see some pictures of the rotary table you made,
Has anyone made the College engineering supplies 6" rotary table ?
I understand these castings are no longer available, but I have a set and would like to get started on it,
Any problems ? how did you get on with it ?
|Thread: WHERE ARE THE SHAPER USERS ?|
|Thread: HAS ANYONE MADE A SINE BAR ?|
Has anyone made a sine bar ? or even a sine table ?
|Thread: Heinrici engine|
Any comments ?
Here's a question for the Stirling engine experts out there,.............Will a stirling engine "scale up" ?
I've just built the engine in this thread, it has 7" flywheels, I have in stock a couple of 14" flywheels and would like to build another engine twice the size ,
My question is will it scale up and run the same as the smaller one, with a larger burner of course.
I've just built this Stirling hot air engine , based on the Heinrici engine, all fabricated except the flywheels,
7" wheels, 21" to top of wheels, coke can for size comparison, heat is a small Primus 8842 propane burner,
Runs lovely, water cooled cold end is aluminium, hot end is brass with copper end,
Has been a nice project.
|Thread: Album pictures|
How can I rotate pictures that are in my albums ?
|Thread: Southworth engines / pumps|
Ordered a set of castings from Blackgates yesterday for the 12" vertical boiler feed pump...................
Arrived today ! ................ safe and sound................within 24 hours of ordering......................
That's what I call service !
Nice people to deal with as well .
Very impressed !!!
Does anyone know if Southworth engine and feed pump castings are still in business ?
I'm interested in the 12" vertical feed pump if anyone has got a set of castings that are unwanted.
|Thread: Large scale hit and miss engine castings|
Who's the geezer in the picture ??
Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 18/06/2019 10:53:18
I've just finished an Alyn foundry Gardner, and I've got a set of castings in stock for their Robinson 1/2 size "X" type gas engine but I fancied something larger,
The 1/3 size "Galloway" looks favorite at the moment.
Does any know of a supplier of any castings for a larger scale hit and miss I/C engine ?
I have tried to contact cooper tool and machine co in Alabama USA, who sold castings for a large ish "Gray" hit and miss engine, but my e-mail is returned as unknown,
possibly they are now out of business ,
Are there any others ?
|Thread: ROHM DRILL CHUCK SPARES|
I've been given a rohm " Supra " drill chuck, 1-13mm keyless, with a 2 morse taper arbor, does anyone know where I can get spare parts for it, service kit, new jaws etc ?
Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 03/05/2019 15:01:34
|Thread: Which scale to build|
I totally agree with the view " build as large as you can", but don't be under any illusion, large models can cost a lot of money to build, castings, boiler, boiler fittings, rubber tyres , also tools etc that you havn't already got,
Also large models need large machine tools to build them,
I built the 6" Burrell in the picture, It took me 7 years and was a hell of a lot of work, but all worth it when finished,
I cut the straight gears, the largest was 21", the flywheel was 25" , the final drive gear and winch drum probably weighed around 300 Lb before any machining was done,
The castings were from EKP Supplies in Devon, They do a 6" an 8" and I think some 3" scales as well, have a look at their website.
Any help I can give you, please send me a private message, I am in Bucks,
Good luck with whatever you decide to build,
Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 30/04/2019 17:41:00
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