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by Cocktail
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Help needed: stirling engine cocktail shaker
Replies: 2
Views: 809

Help needed: stirling engine cocktail shaker

Now this could be fun! I have no technical expertise in building stirling engine accessories, just a cool idea. I'd like to have a stirling model power an old fashioned hand crank butter churner, which would mix a cocktail. Here are several links to videos that will explain this: The stirling engine...
by Cocktail
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Assistance needed: Stirling model accessory- how heavy can it be?
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Re: Assistance needed: Stirling model accessory- how heavy can it be?

Thanks for your reply. My project is to have a stirling engine model power a cocktail shaker. I've concluded that the weight of a shaker + liquid and ice would be too heavy for a tabletop stirling model to power it. My revised idea is to have it power an old fashioned hand crank butter churner, whic...
by Cocktail
Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Assistance needed: Stirling model accessory- how heavy can it be?
Replies: 2
Views: 773

Assistance needed: Stirling model accessory- how heavy can it be?

Hello, folks. First post here. I have an idea for a homemade accessory for a stirling engine model, but it is on the heavy side. I'm not sure a model would have enough power to rotate the accessory. I have no technical expertise, but am told that the way to determine how much power an engine has is ...