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Forum: General Issues Yesterday, 08:02 PM
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Posted By danthetangye
It must be your bomb factory they are seeking...

It must be your bomb factory they are seeking Martin! :whistle: :tease:

DH
Forum: General Issues Yesterday, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By danthetangye
Crawfords will post the starter papers, or at...

Crawfords will post the starter papers, or at least they did when my Mate had a Marshall. I used to have to go and collect the 12-bore Starter cartridges for him though as no-one would transport...
Forum: General Issues Yesterday, 01:51 PM
Replies: 24
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Posted By danthetangye
I shipped a couple of tins of the Ruston HR-type...

I shipped a couple of tins of the Ruston HR-type starter fuses not that long ago. I figured they were in paint-style tins, which I packed well inside and out. so were no more dangerous than shipping...
Forum: Engine-Specific Forum Sections 14-01-18, 05:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 599
Posted By danthetangye
I doubt that it being a kerosene engine has much...

I doubt that it being a kerosene engine has much to do with it. I expect that it has been re-rung at some point, and the original width rings were unavailable but two thinner ones fitted the...
Forum: General Issues 06-01-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 584
Posted By danthetangye
Our local Hermes chap is brilliant. He leaves...

Our local Hermes chap is brilliant. He leaves things in my safe place, wrapping it in a bin bag if it's wet. I have his mobile and if I drop him a text he collects my parcels promptly first thing in...
Forum: Restorations Section 05-01-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 272
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Posted By danthetangye
If it has been made once, it can be made again......

If it has been made once, it can be made again... I'm sure Martin will elaborate, but I expect that from a decent image it will be possible to create a CAD model for a 3D printed pattern to...
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 05-01-18, 05:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,697
Posted By danthetangye
There would have been a flywheel. Common practice...

There would have been a flywheel. Common practice to be bolted onto a spigot with a stub shaft for an outrigger on larger engine. I expect the scrappies had that away as their crane would pick it up....
Forum: Restorations Section 04-01-18, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,345
Posted By danthetangye
Provided you have cleaned all the rust and crud...

Provided you have cleaned all the rust and crud out of the tank it shouldn't need it. Is there a gauze on the tap/tank fitting anyway?

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 01-01-18, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By danthetangye
Probably. It popped up on Facebook, and seen as...

Probably. It popped up on Facebook, and seen as it was only 15 miles away I was there within an hour!

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 01-01-18, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By danthetangye
Brilliant! Thanks Oliver for the information. I...

Brilliant! Thanks Oliver for the information. I think the tank can be repaired (when I've nothing else to do!!!), though I will keep an eye open on eBay and at Nuenen for a better one.

Regards,
...
Forum: Restorations Section 01-01-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By danthetangye
A new bottom panel will probably be the fix,...

A new bottom panel will probably be the fix, however it will be a challenge as it has been subjected to weld, solder, glass fibre resin and epoxy in previous attempts to seal it by the looks of...
Forum: General Issues 01-01-18, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By danthetangye
Doesn't matter what they look like - they are at...

Doesn't matter what they look like - they are at least preserved indoors, and getting some maintenance, which is far more than a lot of museums manage!

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 01-01-18, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 268
Posted By danthetangye
Conord F0 Engine

Well, my New Years goal of reducing the collection rather than growing it lasted a full 10 hours... This lovely little Conord popped up this morning locally, so I adopted it!
...
Forum: General Issues 01-01-18, 03:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 584
Posted By danthetangye
George Barrett has already asked this question on...

George Barrett has already asked this question on the Tangye Group on Facebook. Kerry will be responding in the next few days. It is a reasonably early engine, probably pre-1900.

Regards,

Dan
Forum: General Issues 28-12-17, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By danthetangye
Check the timing carefully as well. From the...

Check the timing carefully as well. From the looks of the picture you posted on another thread the magneto may well not be the original to the engine. Bradford certainly wouldn't have fitted it with...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 06-12-17, 06:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,573
Posted By danthetangye
Have you got the correct specification of magneto...

Have you got the correct specification of magneto to suit the engine? Are you turning it in the correct direction?

Dan
Forum: Restorations Section 03-12-17, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 197
Posted By danthetangye
Sounds like an expensive way to clean what is in...

Sounds like an expensive way to clean what is in essence a very small thing.

Try washing it off in solvent, white spirit, thinners, methylated spirits, etc, using a scotchbrite pad to remove...
Forum: Restorations Section 03-12-17, 10:05 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 17,880
Posted By danthetangye
It's called a Bearing Splitter. Looks like this: ...

It's called a Bearing Splitter. Looks like this:
https://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NjAwWDQ4Mw==/z/4V4AAOSw5cNYgM0t/$_58.JPG

DH
Forum: General Issues 01-12-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By danthetangye
That's more of a Funnel... :whistle: DH

That's more of a Funnel... :whistle:

DH
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 30-11-17, 07:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By danthetangye
Will you have any jurisdiction to get a driver...

Will you have any jurisdiction to get a driver prosecuted? Our village Geriatric Spetsnaz had a readout sign set up one summers evening. It was a bit obvious though as it's a 3 mile straight road...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 30-11-17, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By danthetangye
There was one on the edge of a town in the North...

There was one on the edge of a town in the North East going into a 30 limit after a couple of miles of straight road. We noticed it had provision for a third digit (1 only) one day whilst passing in...
Forum: Ignition, Magnetos, Plugs etc 30-11-17, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By danthetangye
Have you really nothing better to be doing??? I...

Have you really nothing better to be doing??? I assume the bulk of the course is checking your subscription to the Daily Mail is up to date and measuring up for the SS uniform?

Tell me when you...
Forum: Model & Gas Engines 28-11-17, 10:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By danthetangye
Thanks Nick. I've bought a few Stirling engines...

Thanks Nick. I've bought a few Stirling engines over the years from Ebay China. Pays to shop around as prices vary widely, and often worth buying via the US to gain on exchange rates.

Dan
Forum: Model & Gas Engines 28-11-17, 06:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By danthetangye
Have you any more info? Are they available from...

Have you any more info? Are they available from somewhere? Is it a kit you have built?

Thanks,

Dan
Forum: Diesel Engine Section 22-11-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,494
Posted By danthetangye
I would let the condition of the crankshaft,...

I would let the condition of the crankshaft, bearings, and cylinder bore decide. If it is in good condition with zero or little wear the engine is worth rebuilding, perhaps using a donor engine that...
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