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Motors Stationary Engines

Discussion in 'General' started by Prime, 26 Mar 2013.

  1. Prime

    Prime New Member

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    So I'm curious,

    does any one else here play with old stationary engines for fun?

    What have you got?

    :lol:
     
  2. craigp84

    craigp84 New Member

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    Haven't done anything yet but I keep watching vids on YouTube of static jet engines made from old turbocharger running on propane.

    I've just about convinced myself I could do this safely...
     
  3. Prime

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    Someone I knew built one but it was very inconsistent, starting and running erratically.
     
  4. InSanCen

    InSanCen Buckling Spring Fetishist

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    Blackstone Engines are fun... ;-)

    Just watch out for the multi-ton flywheels... they hurt.
     
  5. Prime

    Prime New Member

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    :lol::lol::lol:

    They have a very deep sound, kinda unique among the horizontal engines. You got one?

    I would love to find a small petrol but they are kinda scarce in SA.



    I bought a Lister G2 engine yesterday :D
     
  6. InSanCen

    InSanCen Buckling Spring Fetishist

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    I explore abandoned Mines, I have access to a few, but I don't own one, as I think my Landlord would throw a ****-fit if I parked a Morse or similar in my front garden.
     
  7. Prime

    Prime New Member

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    Have you taken any pictures?

    Lol, engines do get messy. Even with the pressure cleaner, the driver is a mess :sigh:
     

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