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Posts from the ‘Vulcan Beam Engine’ Category

23
Sep

Vulcan Beam Engine 4 – The Beam Assembly

What I am going to look at today is the Beam, Trunnion and Trunnion Bearings, and how I made and set these up. Also I will discuss some modifications I have made from the drawings and why. Read more »

19
Sep

Vulcan Beam Engine 3 – The Flywheel

As much as I would love to describe the definitive way of setting up and machining the Flywheel, I can’t!  This is a case of luck rather than skill, but it worked for me. Read more »

19
Sep

Vulcan Beam Engine – 2

In this post I’ll talk a little more about the castings, their preparation and assembly.  Unfortunately I did the work before I decided to start this blog, so I don’t have any images of the raw castings to show you. Read more »

14
Sep

Vulcan Beam Engine

The current project is the Vulcan Beam Engine from AJ Reeves, designed by Edgar T Westbury.  This is what I call a ‘pretty’ little engine and the all Gunmetal Casting set lends itself to making this a real ‘showpiece’.

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