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by Merlyn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Glass Steam Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1179

Re: Glass Steam Engine

However I am working on Stephensons type reverse link gear to make her run the other way.
Bunsen burner resurrect jobby.
by Merlyn
Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: increasing fuel efficiency of engine
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: increasing fuel efficiency of engine

That's why, like it or not CR is here to stay for internal combustion engines.
Best all us older hands get on this CR roundabout or trail behind.
Cast adrift that is.
by Merlyn
Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: increasing fuel efficiency of engine
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: increasing fuel efficiency of engine

Sergei,
Had a look at your video with interest, different use of a rack I have to say.
Don't know about it flying around at speed though in a crankcase.
Splash lubed?
Struggling to factor into the equation of mechanical efficiency the cost input?
Wondered if that was separate?
by Merlyn
Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:04 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: MAN User Group
Replies: 8
Views: 307

Re: MAN User Group

Go on then TDC, show us your four channel BTDC scope patterns.
Holding my breath here.
by Merlyn
Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: increasing fuel efficiency of engine
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: increasing fuel efficiency of engine

Add Blue tester is off my job list then. Wonder what's next in this bid to emit fresh air only to atmosphere. Hybrid seems to be gathering pace plus loads of gas of all descriptions / types / makes / blends etc . Even human waste powered diesels are being tried over here. Image being a futuristic pl...
by Merlyn
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: increasing fuel efficiency of engine
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: increasing fuel efficiency of engine

And on a lot of engines with multipoint injections ( some as many as eight before, during , after and in case of injections ) that last squirt is to burn off scale/ slag / carbon buildups to reduce DPF periods. ( although the exhaust uptakes still clag up, dirty job too ) Add blue is sometimes added...
by Merlyn
Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: increasing fuel efficiency of engine
Replies: 11
Views: 154

Re: increasing fuel efficiency of engine

So it would appear from all the foregoing that PV /T still remains a Constant then.
by Merlyn
Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:35 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Glass Steam Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1179

Re: Glass Steam Engine

Never had much to do with working with glass. Nearest thing I had concerning glass was doing my time we had a huge circular inches thick piece of glass onto which the likes of flat valves which after machining would be lapped in. Coarse, medium then fine. Old fashioned way looking back and hard work...
by Merlyn
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: Glass Steam Engine
Replies: 7
Views: 1179

Re: Glass Steam Engine

Fascinating but what's lubing the crank bearings?
See it's got a bit of a runout on the crank?
by Merlyn
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:33 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 385

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

BP
Never heard of that one before, wonder what thread form angle it was ? (55 or 60 being the norm.)
Wonder if the tpi vary like the other thread forms.
One of jobby eh?
Different.
Scandy threads maybe.
by Merlyn
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:50 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 385

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

BP
" keep going East "
We talking True North or Mag. North bearings here?
Learnt Rohr is pipe in German.
We talking Mr Man Country here?
by Merlyn
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: JS Shirase
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: JS Shirase

Weird machine, lubing water with water?
Or water with over the ice as a cutting liquid?
Seems to be spraying too far away from the hull re the contact/ cutting point?
by Merlyn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:48 pm
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 385

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

Bit stuck on this one, your question as to where do they use Rohr threads?
Stab in the dark, Outer Hebrides?
Close?
by Merlyn
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:23 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 385

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

The Rohr question?
Right or Left hand?
Single or two start thread?
V form or Acme threads?
Need to know in order to answer correctly.
by Merlyn
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Crew Mess
Topic: There's that navy humidity reasoning again
Replies: 25
Views: 385

Re: There's that navy humidity reasoning again

Don't forget BP for your next trip.
A/F ( imperial ) for US.
Metric for Europe.
( Tool kit that is )
Hate for you to get caught out.

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