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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Tue Aug 14, 2012 8:30 am

woke up at 4 am this morning. Couldn't go back to sleep so I went to the shop. I started in on the eccentric straps. I had the water jet cut. The eccentrics I machined a while back waiting for the cylinder castings.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:56 am

Here is the strap with the eccentric.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby Postwarbob » Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:30 pm

Looking good Jesse !!!!

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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Wed Aug 15, 2012 11:27 am

Just got back from water jet. Picked up the valve chest, now to machine em.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Wed Aug 15, 2012 6:48 pm

I got the mounting holes drilled in the valve chests today. Tomorrow I'll finish up the packing gland then drill and tap the cylinder block. Then, make the valves and tie everything in :D
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby Dwight Ennis » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:39 am

Right on!!! PROGRESS!!! :D

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Re: Eureka Project

Postby Postwarbob » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:12 am

I might live long enough to see this project done. Get er done Jesse. Work is looking great.
Bob ..........

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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:19 pm

I got the rocker arms done. The blanks were water jet cut then a rotary table operation then a trip to the lathe. I hope to have the valves done tonight.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Fri Aug 17, 2012 6:10 pm

Here is the rock shaft/arm assembly. A little clean up then paint. The last picture is the 1:1 Eureka.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby jessebanning » Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:36 pm

I got the piston rods done and the valves done.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby Harold_V » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:07 pm

jessebanning wrote:I got the piston rods done and the valves done.

Milling with a drill chuck? (Third picture down).
Not really recommended.
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Re: Eureka Project

Postby joneg » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:18 pm

i agree Harold, milling with a drill chuck is a recipe for disaster. i have seen them pop off the jacobs taper


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