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Morning Carl B. yes that does make sense, last night i drew up the block porting after referencing the VanBrocklin drawings that Bill Shields published, after reading your description, the theory is the same. one design, the complex porting resides in the block with external driven valve and the oth...
- Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:25 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: Verifying Blast nozzle height
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Morning Glenn, just looking at the attached picture, the first order of business would be to pop the three unions on the steam feed to gain a clear shot of the blast nozzle/s . it looks at the two exhaust pipes have a 45 degree elbow, is that accurate? if this is true, this will need to be replaced....
Mine is an oil burner, the crown sheet is flat, and if I use the 1/2"above rule there isn't any room for steam above that line. maybe a sq picture of the back head with a ruler, also stick you finger in the fire box door and get a measurement from the bottom of the crown sheet to the top of your fi...
assuming you are talking about the jacket. the dumb way I did mine, i took the circumference of each end, centering end that on the sheet metal with the spacing equal to the run and drew intersecting lines. cut and rolled by hand. surprising, it worked with minor tweaking. just leave enough to have ...
my Allen American and Ten Wheeler both would go around a 25 foot radius with not issue. i would suggest steel rail and steel tires to keep wear in check. a blind center driver will help a lot.
this is the order i machine driver castings. 1) using the 4 jaw, mount the castings face in, A) surface the back.[/list] B) drill and bore the axle hole.[/list] C) cut the over all (.05 short of finished of over the flange). D) add the rear flange taper. 2) mount on face plate with arbor (face out),...
- Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:07 am
- Forum: Live Steam
- Topic: 2 1/2” Harris Tee Boiler castings
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From what I have seen of John's 20ton. It will Madea great base . Will need to mod the frame if you want to use the tee boiler but very do able.