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by fcheslop
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Problem Rider Ericsson model
Replies: 16
Views: 994

Re: Problem Rider Ericsson model

Yes its just a simple needle valve I can see the advantages of the regulating valve but my 8inch engine just had a taper cock valve like the cylinder drain down and that why I just copied the idea.Was it an original valve Iv no idea but it worked well enough for my needs I made the needle valve as I...
by fcheslop
Fri Oct 05, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Problem Rider Ericsson model
Replies: 16
Views: 994

Re: Problem Rider Ericsson model

On the original engines there is a regulating valve basically a controlled air leak I ended up fitting one to my 2inch Ericsson engine.This engine is fired by a twin wick meths burner 6mm dia A problem I had was the pumps piston valve intermittently passing and the engine revs would flutter up and d...
by fcheslop
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Wood burner Sirling fan engine
Replies: 1
Views: 405

Wood burner Sirling fan engine

Hi all. just wondering what would be the correct ratio for a Stirling fan engine for a wood burning stove 1.5 or 2 to 1
Best wishes
frazer
by fcheslop
Thu May 22, 2014 2:14 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 424
Views: 109599

Re: "Hi" We are new here!

Hi and good evening. My name is Frazer and I have a bit of a soft spot for building Stirling engines. After building a few of other peoples designs its now time I seriously thought about designing my own so no doubt will be asking loads of daft questions. I just wish to build coffee table engines an...