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by Chaplin
Tue Aug 14, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: tincan stirling gramophone
Replies: 7
Views: 8058

Hi Darryl,

Thank you for sharing that information. And thank you for your inspiring website! It makes my fingers itch to start building. I figured out how I'm going to (try to) build the gramophone with a vertical engine, so time to collect the material I need.

Sincerely,

Charlie
by Chaplin
Sat Aug 11, 2007 10:31 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: tincan stirling gramophone
Replies: 7
Views: 8058

Cool!!! That's what I was thinking about. I've seen it once in a movie called 'Gadjo dilo' from Tony Gadlif. Here a guy also makes a gramophone from junk and uses an old newspaper and a needle. I 'made' my first stirling by the way. Ordered an assembly kit for $ 20,- on Ebay ( www.astromedia.de ). I...
by Chaplin
Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:07 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: tincan stirling gramophone
Replies: 7
Views: 8058

Hi Stefan, Thanks for your reaction. That makes sence. I found a description of a horizontal one on Boyd's website ( www.boydhouse.com/stirling/horizontal/index.html ). But at this moment it looks to complicated to start with. So I think I'm going to try your idea with a vertical engine and transfer...
by Chaplin
Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:01 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: tincan stirling gramophone
Replies: 7
Views: 8058

tincan stirling gramophone

Hello there, An aircooled tincan stirling gramophone, that's what I want to make. There is only a little problem: I 'discovered' the 'magic' from stirling-engines only one week ago. In the meantime I've been reading into it, trying to understand how it works (which is pretty clear so far). On youtub...