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by stuart
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Ian. I e-mailed PMR about the likeness - they advised that 40 years ago they bought up a company called Solar Engines in Phoenix and this was one of their models so it seems the name name is company based rather than heat source based. I suspect the full story is model designed and produced by Davie...
by stuart
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Ian Measurements of my D C engine. Flywheel is 2 inches, bore is 5/8 inch and stroke is 1/2 inch. I have now seen three versions of the DC engine where the only difference I can see is in the handrails. I think the early ones were brass rails with no brass knobs on the end of the rails at the pulley...
by stuart
Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Same engine but different model number??? http://www.boydhouse.com/stirling/boydstirling3.jpg This is interesting as when researching mine I came across the same engine as yours as being still available in the USA made by P M Research. As far as I can tell, the Davies engine was only available in t...
by stuart
Sun Oct 08, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Thank you for pictures and replies which are appreciated.
by stuart
Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Thanks replies

Filed up base and back and brazed today

The baseline of the half circle top is in line with the top of the cylinder,

This gives me an overall height of 2.5 inch for the housing which may be a tad high ?
by stuart
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Re: Davis Charlton burner housing

Hello Ian

Thanks reply it is the red round top cover on the left hand side.

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by stuart
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Davis Charlton burner housing
Replies: 16
Views: 824

Davis Charlton burner housing

Hello. I have my first hot air engine which is in need of a heating chamber cover, ie the part that fits over the cylinder end and looks kike a hen coop. I would be grateful if a member could help me with the height of the cover and also the width and length f the slots in the top. Thank you Stuart

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