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Forum: Hot Air / Stirling Engines 12-12-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,722
Posted By Robotstar5
I'd forgotten about the "fun" we used to have...

I'd forgotten about the "fun" we used to have with Bunsen burners at school, probably don't have them these days thanks to H&S.

Stuart.
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 07-12-18, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Robotstar5
How many years has the crank up run? Stuart.

How many years has the crank up run?

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 06-12-18, 08:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By Robotstar5
SS flexible exhaust pipe on Ebay - Link...

SS flexible exhaust pipe on Ebay - Link (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Flexible-Tubing-Polylock-Stainless-Steel-Heavy-Duty-Exhaust-Generator-Pipe-DIY/281823057936?)

Stuart.
Forum: Engine Identification 24-11-18, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By Robotstar5
As Phillip says, the down facing exhaust and the...

As Phillip says, the down facing exhaust and the mounting points in the casing looks like a bike engine, if I wanted more info I would contact Rick Partington from Classic Bike magazine, he seems to...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 22-11-18, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Robotstar5
Thanks for posting the video, I bet the...

Thanks for posting the video, I bet the waterwheel displays take some setting up.

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 21-11-18, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robotstar5
I remember as a nipper my Dad running the cold...

I remember as a nipper my Dad running the cold water for a while first thing in the morning "because of the lead pipes"

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 20-11-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robotstar5
I used to melt down old wheel balancing weights,...

I used to melt down old wheel balancing weights, the old hammer-on type, doubt if there's much lead in the modern stick-on type.

Stuart.
Forum: The Workshop 18-11-18, 10:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,096
Posted By Robotstar5
Well I probably have enough 60/40 Lead solder to...

Well I probably have enough 60/40 Lead solder to last me a few years, but I will stock up on lead plumbers solder while it's still available.
Thanks for the heads up :righton:

Stuart.
Forum: Lister D & F 15-11-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,311
Posted By Robotstar5
Sounds interesting :whistle: :smile: Stuart.

Sounds interesting :whistle: :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: General Issues 04-11-18, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Robotstar5
Afraid I can't answer that, just had it drummed...

Afraid I can't answer that, just had it drummed into me not to post contact details on an open forum, you're probably right that the robots can harvest the details from his open contact page so he...
Forum: General Issues 04-11-18, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By Robotstar5
Probably not a good idea to post all the contact...

Probably not a good idea to post all the contact info on a public forum, particularly e-mail address as they get harvested by spam bots, best to send them via the PM system.

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 28-10-18, 09:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,684
Posted By Robotstar5
You've done a cracking job on that :righton: ...

You've done a cracking job on that :righton:

That lift up platform looks a useful tool, I will have to look for one.

Stuart.
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 20-10-18, 09:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,852
Posted By Robotstar5
I saw the photo's on FB, the forum seems...

I saw the photo's on FB, the forum seems reasonably quick at the moment, but you can guarantee it will slow down as soon as the pics are ready to upload.

Stuart.
Forum: Forum Crank-Up 2015 19-10-18, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,852
Posted By Robotstar5
Hope you have a good turnout and look forward to...

Hope you have a good turnout and look forward to seeing the photo's.

Stuart.
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 17-10-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,785
Posted By Robotstar5
I think I'll stick with tapping off the lamp post...

I think I'll stick with tapping off the lamp post outside the house :biggrin:

Stuart.
Forum: Restorations Section 17-10-18, 09:47 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,459
Posted By Robotstar5
I was thinking of a patina to match the engine,...

I was thinking of a patina to match the engine, the inevitable oil spills that even if wiped off leave dark patches etc., but it sounds like you're going for the well looked after installation look...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 16-10-18, 11:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,785
Posted By Robotstar5
Or a pair of powered tapes down the middle of the...

Or a pair of powered tapes down the middle of the road like Scalextric? :smile:

Stuart.
Forum: Miscellaneous 16-10-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By Robotstar5
No warnings here from Windoze Defender, the only...

No warnings here from Windoze Defender, the only thing I get is the "not secure" due to the site not having a https:// address.

As for the slow site, I tend to click a link then carry on using...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 16-10-18, 12:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,785
Posted By Robotstar5
Sorted :biggrin: ...

Sorted :biggrin:

https://farm2.staticflickr.com/1962/44625919214_47c590bdcd_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2aZrv3f)Ecar charging (https://flic.kr/p/2aZrv3f) by Robert Starr...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 14-10-18, 09:03 PM
Replies: 1,362
Views: 166,709
Posted By Robotstar5
Looks like a good turn out, thanks for posting...

Looks like a good turn out, thanks for posting the photo's.

Don't see too many of the Minerva model about.

Do you mind if I "borrow" the fire appliances pics for a FB group?, obviously I will...
Forum: Restorations Section 14-10-18, 05:41 PM
Replies: 374
Views: 33,459
Posted By Robotstar5
Looking good :righton: have you got any plans to...

Looking good :righton: have you got any plans to age it once it's dry?

Stuart.
Forum: Other Driven Equipment 14-10-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Robotstar5
That's a nice little set up, I wonder what sort...

That's a nice little set up, I wonder what sort of weight the capstan will pull?

I will have to keep a look out for a capstan as it would make a change from pumps or generators seen at shows...
Forum: Alternative Energy / Fuels 12-10-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,785
Posted By Robotstar5
I saw this on BBC business a couple of days ago -...

I saw this on BBC business a couple of days ago - link (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-45786690)

Stuart.
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 10-10-18, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 297
Posted By Robotstar5
Looks like they had a decent varied turnout,...

Looks like they had a decent varied turnout, thanks for posting the photo's :righton:

Was the Lister ABL built to compete with the Petter A series in the small (ish) air-cooled market?.

You...
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 09-10-18, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By Robotstar5
Some good pics there Phill, thanks for posting. ...

Some good pics there Phill, thanks for posting.

I like the bolt on bicycle motorising kit.

Stuart.
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