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Old 10-26-2006, 03:49 PM
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Default anyone done a model boiler and steam engine project?

Seen some on the web, and looking to do one myself. Anyone made one from plans.
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Old 10-26-2006, 05:09 PM
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Your going to start something here. lol

I did a search awhile back for the cold rainy days here in La. I found several suppliers of kits (of a sort), with plans and most of the block materials to be used in the machining. The machining from the plans look straight forward and look to be basic machining 101. Having access to a small lathe and mill would be a must for some of those little beasts tho.

If I find the disk I saved the info on, I'll post back. Don't hold your breath, being single I'm not much on filing and finding.

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head over to smoke stack BB. they have a thread on this all the time and you can do a search for back info.

http://www.smokstak.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=7

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Old 10-26-2006, 06:50 PM
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head over to smoke stack BB. they have a thread on this all the time and you can do a search for back info.
Good site, that is going to help me alot. Thanks
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plus these guys talk about all the rules and such dealing with boilers. very good site. i like the small steam models which are a lot of work.
also on the threads, click on any links and it will lead to other websites which are handy.

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Old 10-26-2006, 07:30 PM
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i'm not preachin but this is one hobby that you can not go cheap on and there are no short cuts
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Old 10-30-2006, 12:14 AM
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i'm not preachin but this is one hobby that you can not go cheap on and there are no short cuts
Sure there are short cuts, and they all can become a short cut to the nearest graveyard.

lwhiway, I'll say this, at least you're getting educated on the subject first before building.
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