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Old 19-07-15, 07:06 PM   #1
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Default 5hp Hornsby Oil Engine

As the title suggests we have at long last acquired a "1905 type" Hornsby Oil engine, we belive its a 1908 5hp.

The engine will need to be mounted on a suitable trolly/pallet!

From what we can see its in its origional cloths and complete, it has got its exhaust pot along with lots of water pipes and blow lamp, the only thing we can see is missing is the cast drip tray for under the pump.

I have got to get my Petter S type done first so this may the only update for a little while.

This is our first oil engine so I might have some silly questions to ask when we do get around to firing it up.

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Old 19-07-15, 07:15 PM   #2
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That looks nice, well done, best of luck getting it up and running again.
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Old 19-07-15, 07:25 PM   #3
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Superb Kev young enough to have crank balance weights but gladly still has fly ball governor, what HP is it? I think drip trays are available but if not you can get a cast off mine.
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Old 19-07-15, 07:28 PM   #4
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Cheers Richard, we belive its 5hp.

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Old 19-07-15, 08:18 PM   #5
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Certainly a 5hp or thereabouts; the water-cooled neck to the hotbulb and decompressor suggest a larger engine than mine (3hp).
Otherwise, it could be pictures of mine!

My serial number is 29419; 1 Dec 08. Engines were assembled in numerical order but delivery dates skip about a bit. Yours might be 6 months or even a year older than mine. Obviously Ray will tell all from the day books.

Nice engine!

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Old 19-07-15, 08:20 PM   #6
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Fantastic purchase Kev! It looks great and unmolested. Welldone
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Old 19-07-15, 08:27 PM   #7
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Thank you Martin, I will be getting in contact with Ray to try and find out about its history.

I have been reading through your thread again, a lot of interesting info that I think will come in handy.

I think we will be making a base similar to your first design with the steel round the outside and wood in the middle, I like working with steel, as I said this project is on hold until the S type is done.

I'm not sure if the blow lamp is origional, it looks like it has the provision for 2 burners!


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Old 19-07-15, 08:57 PM   #8
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twin burner lamp they are a bit more unusual.
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Old 19-07-15, 10:23 PM   #9
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lovely engine there oil engines are great shouldn't take to long to get it sorted out .
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Old 20-07-15, 07:56 AM   #10
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What a cracking engine Kev !

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