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  1. Re: V air compressor to Alpha Stirling engine conversion????

    Greetings, I never finished the project. I am currently working on centrifugal force generator.


    https://youtu.be/i-vVyZ7LprE

    It is not a OU project.
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    Re: converting 4 stroke lawn mower to steam

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3J9SEBgoTMY

    Hi, I spent the winter fabricating a small 2 cylinder, single stroke. It has a 2 inch stroke with 1 inch bore. It should work well with the mono tube...
  3. Hi, I purchased a new collet and DeskTop PCB...

    Hi, I purchased a new collet and DeskTop PCB software. I am getting good results.
    Thanks for the help. The stock collet had really bad runout.
  4. Alignment of cross slide for accurate drilling of hole placement, requesting help.

    Hi. I started fabricating a small steam engine. I am using a Harbor Freight Mill Lathe. The problem I am having is drilling the holes in the correct location. Are there any tutorials showing the...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4CeeFkiePQ Hi,...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W4CeeFkiePQ

    Hi, I now have a working system. The mono tube boiler works well as long as there is adequate fire and water is being pumped into the boiler.

    The ICE...
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    Hi, the end goal is to generate electricity using...

    Hi, the end goal is to generate electricity using a permanent magnet alternator.
    There are problems areas. The engine oil pan fills with water, the run time is really short, and finding or...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKIt95UrBSM The...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKIt95UrBSM

    The JB weld did not last long. I had to braze the additional lobes.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJAN9wnFXto&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJAN9wnFXto&feature=youtu.be

    Hi, first run of engine with monotube boiler. Runs out of steam after 30 seconds. I have to improve the rocket stove and water feed...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mGwPW4g5q0&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mGwPW4g5q0&feature=youtu.be

    Hi, just a short video showing boiler leaks. Todays test revealed some problems. The fire is to small. The steam drum is to small. I...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhK9dsZVODM ...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nhK9dsZVODM

    Completed boiler fabrication, safety is a real concern.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMymgCet-Sk&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMymgCet-Sk&feature=youtu.be
    Hi, running better. Now I need a boiler.
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    Hi, thanks for info. This is just a first attempt...

    Hi, thanks for info. This is just a first attempt to learn what is require. The BS motor had not worked in decades and was heading to the scrap pile, good enough for the learning experience. It looks...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=johsStDkBnk&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=johsStDkBnk&feature=youtu.be

    first air test, no output torque
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEr-q-znfiw&feature...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEr-q-znfiw&feature=youtu.be

    Valves are opening at the same time. not good
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    Hi, modified the cam shaft using JB weld. The...

    Hi, modified the cam shaft using JB weld. The four stroke is now a 2 stroke. I should be able to test the conversion with air in a day.
    Are there any DIY cam shaft grinder plans availible???
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    Hi, I completed the VAWT project. I tested my...

    Hi, I completed the VAWT project. I tested my MPPT circuit and two other MPPT circuits from other designers. The MPPT circuit for a permanent magnet alternator is different than the solar MPPT...
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    converting 4 stroke lawn mower to steam

    Hi, this is first attempt. I have no experience with steam. I built a rotative beam and I need input power. I plan to drive a small generator. After I get it to run I will spend some time to make it...
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN4mBojjI_Q Hi,...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HN4mBojjI_Q

    Hi, sounds like a good idea. I am not sure how to do it, suggestions welcome. I am working on a rail system that will shift the weights on the flywheel....
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    Pendulum powered flywheel

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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqV_VHz5BKo&feature=youtu.be

    Hi, I started a project that will use a pendulum to drive a flywheel. I am using an over run clutch between the...
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    S shape handle????????

    Hi, why did they make the handles curved? Is there a mechanical advantage?
  21. Using DeskPCB for double sided Board??????

    Greetings, I am using DeskPCB and I am trying to mill a double sided PCB. The traces and holes line up when I cut Top side of the board, but when I cut the Bottom side the holes and Traces do not...
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    Hi, congratulations. I hope to see some photos of...

    Hi, congratulations. I hope to see some photos of your project. If it is a HAWT or a VAWT I really believe that adding a MPPT to your project will make the greatest contribution for its ability to...
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    VAWT Project update using a buck converter

    Greetings, using a isolated power supply and FOD3180 does work. I am using a blocking diode between the inductor output and the plus terminal of the 12 volt battery. The gate driver is triggering a N...
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    VAWT Project update using a buck converter

    50wattLoad.AVI - YouTube



    Hi, the video shows manual operation of PMA using a buck converter to drive a 12 volt 50 watt load. Without the buck converter I can not spin the PMA fast enough to...
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    Hi, RPM may be a problem, what is the required...

    Hi, RPM may be a problem, what is the required RPM for the alternator to start charging? Would you have to supply a voltage to energize the alternator? I have a seen a company that uses that wind...
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    Buck converter for small wind turbine project

    I am currently searching for away to supply the IC’s with Vcc. I am not sure if I should use a 12 volt linear regulator from the 12 volt battery bank or if there is a method to use the large input...
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    Hi, thank you, yes they are auto timing belts. I...

    Hi, thank you, yes they are auto timing belts. I had to add a bearing within a bearing at the very top to stop the shaft from flexing. I am very happy with the results. I recently found out about the...
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    Greetings, I finally found the correct timing...

    Greetings, I finally found the correct timing belts. I had to make new pulleys. I purchased them for a auto parts store and the sales person told me they should be replaced every 60,000 miles. J The...
  29. Thread: Gearbox????

    by Burnit0017
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    Hi, it sounds like a interesting project, I hope...

    Hi, it sounds like a interesting project, I hope you post some photos when you have completed it. The configuration of belts and pulleys I am working on functions like a flexible rack and pinion and...
  30. Thread: Gearbox????

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    Hi, photos of belt and pulleys with idlers. The...

    Hi, photos of belt and pulleys with idlers. The configuration may not be mechanically correct but the belt does not slip and has low bearing load. The configuration allow the pulleys to be placed...
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