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Cool Micro Engine Build

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by ilgunguygt, Apr 26, 2013.

  1. ilgunguygt

    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

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    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

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    That is one of the coolest things I have ever seen,
     

  3. vart

    vart

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    That was cool! Any idea on what V12 design it was based upon?
     
  4. RichJ

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    Very, very cool.

    1. I wonder what kind of fuel it uses.
    2. I wonder how long you can run it before it gets too hot or needs to be re-oiled.
     
  5. jthrelf

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    That thing is sweet. I used to be into remote-control cars with gas engines. They were single-cylinder and ran off alcohol fuel (20% nitro-meth too). Tons of power produced out of something so small.
     
  6. RichJ

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    ^^^ Yeah, I was thinking a mix of Nitro-methane.

    When I was a kid, my best friend was into those nitro powered cars. Those things were stupid fast.
     
  7. moeman

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    Didn't notice any gasket material or out of a tube... His tolerances must be tight.

    Love to buy a basic kit like this to build with my little one.
     
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    Pretty cool but could of done without the music.
     
  9. cbird77

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    Very Cool!!! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    Looked like it was being 'motored' on compressed air (no ignition) so no combustion, and no heat.

    Without pressure oiling, i'd squirt the hell out of everything after each run.

    Cam gears were 1:1, not 2:1, so every downstroke was a power stroke.

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  12. exmdshooter

    exmdshooter WWJMBD?

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    Either a 2-stroke diesel (note the lack of spark plugs, ignition system, etc.) or as aircarver says, "powered" by compressed air. Don't know which, but if I put all that work into such a beautiful machine it would actually run on its own.

    Still... what a gorgeous labor of love. :cool:
     
  13. bucky_925

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    I work on Locomotives for a living, that's just amazing. Exactly what I do on a much smaller scale.
     
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    skeeter7 Brass Vulture

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    Awesome video! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    BigDeeeeeeee Reluctantly Deplorable!

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    This. Very cool, but a crazy amount of time for a desk trinket.
     
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    BigDeeeeeeee Reluctantly Deplorable!

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    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ieHOw1qF98o"]Model hemi V8 gas engine running scale model - YouTube[/ame]
     
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    Off the charts loony!
    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeUMDY01uUA&feature=player_embedded"]Ferrari 312 PB replica scale model. Must Watch!!! - YouTube[/ame]
     
  19. RWBlue

    RWBlue Mr. CISSP, CISA CLM

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    I wonder how long it will be until someone can print one of these.
     
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    Unbelievably kewl, thanks for the link. I had to share this one ... :cool: