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Sean Cullen07/06/2019 21:40:57
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I have been given this in a box of assorted bits from a friend, can anyone identify it please? I know it is an oscillating engine and this is all I have of it. Would anyone have a drawing so I can complete it? Would make a good little project I think

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George Jervis07/06/2019 21:50:12
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Hi Sean,

I was given one identical to that one with all the parts for it, I haven't got around to making it yet. I have some plans for it I'll try and find them out for you

George

Sean Cullen07/06/2019 21:54:22
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Posted by George Jervis on 07/06/2019 21:50:12:

Hi Sean,

I was given one identical to that one with all the parts for it, I haven't got around to making it yet. I have some plans for it I'll try and find them out for you

George

Thanks George, that would be great

Sean

RichardN08/06/2019 02:53:17
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Looks rather like the Popular Single Cylinder Vertical to me... (parts/plans still from AJ Reeves if you need anything else...?)

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Sean Cullen08/06/2019 10:49:30
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Thanks for the replies. Bill, that should get me going, but will contact you if I get stuck as I am a relative newcomer.

John MC08/06/2019 11:37:41
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This is my attempt at the Reeves popular engine. I acquired two sets of castings some 30+ years ago from the estate of a deceased model engineer. This is one of them, the other is in a small steam launch.

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Sean Cullen08/06/2019 20:35:17
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Posted by 34046 on 08/06/2019 19:39:25:

John, that is an interesting version - never seen one with the extension on the top cover before .

Looks good.

Bill

I wondered about that. I don't have the end covers so will have to turn from bar. Does the piston for fit up there? A photo of the other side would help if you can

Sean

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John MC09/06/2019 08:02:51
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Posted by Sean Cullen on 08/06/2019 20:35:17:
Posted by 34046 on 08/06/2019 19:39:25:

John, that is an interesting version - never seen one with the extension on the top cover before .

Looks good.

Bill

I wondered about that. I don't have the end covers so will have to turn from bar. Does the piston for fit up there? A photo of the other side would help if you can

Sean

I've no idea if the piston rod is guided by the extension on the cover! It may have been the "chucking boss" on the casting that I decided to machine in that way.

John

Sean Cullen09/06/2019 12:06:54
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I've no idea if the piston rod is guided by the extension on the cover! It may have been the "chucking boss" on the casting that I decided to machine in that way.

John

You were obviously being creative John.

I now have the plans so bad better start sorting out what I have, interrupted by the annual trip to Le Mans from Wednesday 😊😊

Sean

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