Blechspielzeug engines

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cbstirling2
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Blechspielzeug engines

Post by cbstirling2 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:27 pm

I noticed ministeam is selling this apparently larger model? Any thoughts about it?

https://www.ministeam.com/acatalog/Stir ... ml#SID=342


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Ian S C
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Re: Blechspielzeug engines

Post by Ian S C » Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:18 am

I would say it's still moderately small. Although the don't look as pretty as store bought engines, I prefer to build my own. For someone without a machine shop it looks quite nice. I have a little Bohm HB7, it is often difficult to get going, each time I have to remove the piston, and clean the bore and piston. Where as my smallest home built motor has none of those troubles, and although it has only a 3/8" bore and 1/2" stroke I think it would have enough power to drive a small generator and light an LED, no way could the Bohm motor do anything like that.
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Re: Blechspielzeug engines

Post by Rungrochs » Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:58 pm

Spielzeug-Zinn-Motor Es funktioniert offline sehr gut. Ich benutze es.

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