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by Deepwater
Thu Mar 03, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: walking beam engine does not run
Replies: 14
Views: 7220

Re: walking beam engine does not run

Just completed my first Tin Can Stirling as per plans. Ran fine @ about 60 rpm. Made the small 1 1/2" long linkage which joins Displacer rod to Walking Beam, from 1/8 aluminum strip with several adjusting holes. Found linkage dimensions per plans to be spot on. Set displacer timing per plans. Remove...
by Deepwater
Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:44 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 442
Views: 167320

Re: "Hi" We are new here!

Ought to add....have known about Stirlings since college in UK, 50 years ago...never seen one...completed first Tin Can Stirling with regenerator several weeks ago. Runs like a top
by Deepwater
Sun Feb 27, 2011 6:39 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 442
Views: 167320

Re: "Hi" We are new here!

Am an old retired marine engineering consultant with about 10 years living and sailing with Double acting opposed piston, single acting opposed piston 2 stroke direct reversing marine diesels, all manner of steam turbines, boilers, and have actually seen about 3 Pescara free piston diesel engines po...