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Forum: Member's Vehicles 16-04-18, 09:31 AM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Not thinking about one of these, are You, Paul??

Not thinking about one of these, are You, Paul??
Forum: Restorations Section 14-04-18, 12:35 AM
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Posted By pulsechoes
"Triangles" round the top too so the top edges...

"Triangles" round the top too so the top edges are "chamfered" as well???
Forum: Restorations Section 07-04-18, 09:47 PM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Try welding a few 3/4" washers at about 6" apart...

Try welding a few 3/4" washers at about 6" apart up the anchor bolts and they'll never pull out.
Forum: Restorations Section 04-04-18, 12:20 PM
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Posted By pulsechoes
My Crossley 1075 had a vaguely similar fitting...

My Crossley 1075 had a vaguely similar fitting which was also called an "Air Silencer" which contained a cocoanut (their spelling!!) matting sleeve to "silence" the intake air. No mention of...
Forum: General Issues 30-03-18, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pulsechoes
Sorry, picture too small to read!! Google it!!!

Sorry, picture too small to read!! Google it!!!
Forum: General Issues 30-03-18, 11:53 AM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Thickness and radius to suit shaft slot and...

Thickness and radius to suit shaft slot and height to suit flywheel slot depth.
Forum: Member's Vehicles 30-03-18, 11:43 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By pulsechoes
I'm surprised in this age of technology that...

I'm surprised in this age of technology that nobody has come up with a vehicle key that recharges itself whilst in the ignition/steering lock slot. Do "Suggestion Schemes" still exist in industry??
Forum: Hot Air / Stirling Engines 25-03-18, 09:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,545
Posted By pulsechoes
I was just going to say that if it was OK for...

I was just going to say that if it was OK for Father Jack to Use it then it must be OK for You!!
Forum: Restorations Section 23-03-18, 11:57 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By pulsechoes
Weather was a bit iffy today, dark clouds and a...

Weather was a bit iffy today, dark clouds and a "feel" of rain in the air but it didn't so I managed to get the D all together . Shame I didn't have time to paint it all over. Even managed to give it...
Forum: The Workshop 22-03-18, 11:06 PM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Farmer's mitre clamps!!

Farmer's mitre clamps!!
Forum: Restorations Section 22-03-18, 10:59 AM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Thanks for that, Paul, but I have a piece of box...

Thanks for that, Paul, but I have a piece of box section. It will end up similar to this one.
Forum: Restorations Section 22-03-18, 12:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 446
Posted By pulsechoes
Nice weather for it!!

Lovely sunny couple of days up here encouraged me to start sorting out my Lister D. I said a year or two ago that I wouldn't be getting any more "D's" but they just keep turning up. This one came...
Forum: Petrol Engine Section 16-03-18, 11:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 230
Posted By pulsechoes
I've only had one of these so my experience is...

I've only had one of these so my experience is limited but I found with the one I had (twice, I might add!) that it seemed to work better when the outlet is restricted, creating back pressure in the...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 11-03-18, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,274
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Posted By pulsechoes
The guys I worked with used to use old test meter...

The guys I worked with used to use old test meter leads coupled to the mains and "walked" round the comm segment by segment and any "bridges" used to disappear with a couple of sparks. You obviously...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 11-03-18, 05:17 PM
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Posted By pulsechoes
You still need to be sure that there are no...

You still need to be sure that there are no shorts across segments from copper being "pulled" across the gaps with the lathe tool. Guys I worked with made pointed scrapers out of old hacksaw blades...
Forum: Member's Vehicles 11-03-18, 01:56 PM
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Posted By pulsechoes
Nice work as usual, Phill. Just one point, did...

Nice work as usual, Phill. Just one point, did You undercut the comm before You reassembled the motor??
Forum: Newbies, introduce yourself... 08-03-18, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By pulsechoes
You've certainly picked a good "starting off"...

You've certainly picked a good "starting off" engine. Hope You're a big strong lad!!! Nevertheless, welcome to the Forum. Sadly, everyone is a bit subdued at the moment, so please excuse us if we...
Forum: Restorations Section 08-03-18, 04:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 331
Posted By pulsechoes
Nice item.

Just spotted this item on Ebay for anyone wanting a bit of authenticity restoring a Lister A "Bowser" engine or anyone who is lucky enough to have either a complete bowser or just the pump.
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Forum: Transport Wanted / Offered
04-03-18, 05:56 PM
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Views: 531
Posted By pulsechoes
Shropshire to Cumria/Scotland.

Anyone going to the frozen North from Shropshire area any time in the very near future, please. Smallish engine to transport. Generous donation to successful volunteer!!:cheers:
Forum: General Issues 26-02-18, 11:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 758
Posted By pulsechoes
Really sad news. Bad publicity for the movement...

Really sad news. Bad publicity for the movement too, especially if H&S are getting involved
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-02-18, 11:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By pulsechoes
That joke was lost on You Yorkies. Pity there...

That joke was lost on You Yorkies. Pity there aren't many South Lancs and Gtr Manchester members, they would have got it!!! Wiganers are known as "Pie-Eaters" to everyone in surrounding towns!!
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-02-18, 12:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By pulsechoes
Someone from Wigan made that:whistle::whistle:

Someone from Wigan made that:whistle::whistle:
Forum: Events / Rallies Picture Gallery 26-02-18, 12:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By pulsechoes
That's a very impressive place. Some big "boys...

That's a very impressive place. Some big "boys toys" there. I've always hankered for an Alvis, that Stalwart would just fit the bill!!!
Forum: Hot Air / Stirling Engines 25-02-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,412
Posted By pulsechoes
They were obviously brought up in a "Kraftwerk"...

They were obviously brought up in a "Kraftwerk" household. Even cheekily called an album "Netzwerk"!!! Still pretty good though, but I still prefer the real thing!!
Forum: Hot Air / Stirling Engines 19-02-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,412
Posted By pulsechoes
They need to be very "loose" in the bearings and...

They need to be very "loose" in the bearings and the piston. I picked one up many years ago which had been fabricated from an air-cooled cylinder and steel frame, it tried to run but I think that a...
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