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Forum: Restorations Section 06-11-18, 11:43 AM
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Posted By gardnerman
would it be too presumptuous to think I gave you...

would it be too presumptuous to think I gave you the idea? :wink:

https://youtu.be/YaUmnEly-Uo
Forum: Restorations Section 05-11-18, 04:26 PM
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Posted By gardnerman
Excellent Mart:smile:

Excellent Mart:smile:
Forum: Restorations Section 04-09-18, 09:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
This was a disappointing shock as it otherwise...

This was a disappointing shock as it otherwise looks unmolested, something bad must have happened to it in it's life!
Forum: Restorations Section 03-09-18, 10:17 PM
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Posted By gardnerman
I have obtained metal to fabricate new cover...

I have obtained metal to fabricate new cover which I'll get a cast copy, rallying too much over these two months to get any substantial progress, Haddenham this weekend then after that Henham will be...
Forum: Restorations Section 02-09-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Few more piictures of progress ...

Few more piictures of progress
https://i.imgur.com/xFXNwac.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/UWwYZA2.jpg

No exhaust and running very harsh but can't set up as I haven't got a cooling tank yet so can't run...
Forum: Restorations Section 31-08-18, 08:47 PM
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Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thank chap It's been coming along quite a bit...

Thank chap
It's been coming along quite a bit more! I've had it running but needs setting up but will have to wait till I have a cooling tank.
I'll post progress and video on here in next few days.
Forum: Restorations Section 29-07-18, 10:44 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Been a while but hereís some pictures of my...

Been a while but hereís some pictures of my progress, been over a month since surgery and must lift of strain but getting on with it now!
Front end is all built up, crank is set up and flywheel is...
Forum: Restorations Section 11-07-18, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thank you, don't go hurting your self :righton:

Thank you, don't go hurting your self :righton:
Forum: Restorations Section 11-07-18, 02:57 PM
Replies: 44
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Posted By gardnerman
Had it done in the Spire hospital under Bupa...

Had it done in the Spire hospital under Bupa insurance, only medication I was given was pain killers and paracetamol.
Forum: Restorations Section 11-07-18, 01:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Seemed best way to check, even if engine was...

Seemed best way to check, even if engine was together it's not much work on Ruston of this type to take out inlet chest and look.
Fed up at the moment as I wasn't supposed to be doing much as I've...
Forum: Restorations Section 10-07-18, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Wood is now finished and I've sat engine on ready...

Wood is now finished and I've sat engine on ready for rebuild, after finding a while back with my meter that the mag gives a voltage when flicked, I was eager to try to see if after all the years it...
Forum: Restorations Section 23-06-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Made boards for trolley and will remove and age...

Made boards for trolley and will remove and age them before staining and varnishing.
Soon start building engine back up on trolley.
Coach bolts will be aged as well
https://i.imgur.com/g207qCl.jpg
Forum: Restorations Section 03-06-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
May not look much but good progress is being...

May not look much but good progress is being made! trolley has been blasted and I've painted black (not painted wheels yet), I'm just checking position on trolley but will have wood under engine when...
Forum: Restorations Section 28-05-18, 07:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thank you for everything Merv, I've replied to PM

Thank you for everything Merv, I've replied to PM
Forum: Restorations Section 28-05-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Yes I'll be at Lincoln :smile:

Yes I'll be at Lincoln :smile:
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Just brought the trolley home that I intend to...

Just brought the trolley home that I intend to mount it on, it's cast and amazingly heavy for size.
https://i.imgur.com/EyYzqHh.jpg
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thank you Martin At least I know what it looks...

Thank you Martin
At least I know what it looks like and I have an idea of water tank size to make as well, I'll have a measure up later.
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Yes that has me wondering why myself.

Yes that has me wondering why myself.
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thanks Merv I'll measure later today as going...

Thanks Merv
I'll measure later today as going out in a moment, the rest of cover wasn't there when I got it so I'm hoping it'll fit.
Sadly I had no sound on your video and thought it was a problem...
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Hello Merv Thank for your input, one thing I...

Hello Merv
Thank for your input, one thing I need to cast for this otherwise intact engine is the governor gear safety cover (if you look at third picture you'll see the remains of the original at...
Forum: Restorations Section 25-05-18, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
Thank you for all the kind comments

Thank you for all the kind comments
Forum: Restorations Section 24-05-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,814
Posted By gardnerman
1926 Ruston 3RG town gas engine restoration

Itís been a while since I posted one of my restorations on here, however if Iím still welcome here I go with my Ruston 3RG town gas engine No 124975.
If youíve seen one of these please PM me,...
Forum: Other Driven Equipment 04-03-18, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,454
Posted By gardnerman
https://www.blocklayer.com/pulley-belt.aspx ...

https://www.blocklayer.com/pulley-belt.aspx
Hope this helps
Forum: General Issues 01-10-17, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,106
Posted By gardnerman
Try heating casing whilst trying to keep bearing...

Try heating casing whilst trying to keep bearing reasonably cool (sounds impossible I know), if it's hot enough tapping casing should let it fall out.
Don't get bearing too hot (if it starts to...
Forum: Events / Rallies General 05-09-17, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,442
Posted By gardnerman
I'll be there for first time :smile:

I'll be there for first time :smile:
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