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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by rubythursday on Fri Oct 18 2013, 19:25

Painted a few components today.


crankcase in primer


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Post by Lewis MacRae on Fri Oct 18 2013, 19:34

that is a nice shade of green, how many coats were you going to do?

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Post by rubythursday on Sat Oct 19 2013, 05:36

Bronze Green 385 it says on the tin. Thats one coat, so at least one more.

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Post by rubythursday on Sat Oct 19 2013, 17:02

First coat of deep bronze green on the crankcase


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Post by matt86 on Sat Oct 19 2013, 18:44

looking good , i think once you start getting the top coat on during a restoration it starts taking shape ...

useful trolley by the way , matt

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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by rubythursday on Sun Oct 20 2013, 18:19

Going back together




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Post by Lewis MacRae on Sun Oct 20 2013, 18:45

going to look really, really good when back together and running!cheers cheers

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Post by rubythursday on Tue Oct 29 2013, 21:36


going back together slowly

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Post by Lewis MacRae on Tue Oct 29 2013, 22:32

You're cracking
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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by rubythursday on Wed Oct 30 2013, 06:08

The idler gear stud sheared off when I undid it, it looked as though it had been fractured for some time and the head had had impact damage. I machined a new one.

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Post by rubythursday on Wed Oct 30 2013, 06:11

combined fuel and oil pump refitted.

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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by kevjhnsn on Wed Oct 30 2013, 17:47

seem too be heading in a direction from a winter fire up if all goes to play them mate
id love a little black stone like yours alien with  envy
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Post by matt86 on Wed Oct 30 2013, 17:56

seems like you have been busy today .... oh the joys to have time on your hands to potter with projects .

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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by rubythursday on Sat Nov 02 2013, 19:49

More progress today
plumbing of the oil and petrol pipes and the flywheels got a coat of paint.
can't see n the pics but mag is back on and all timed up.




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Post by Lewis MacRae on Sat Nov 02 2013, 19:56

looks like it will be a great runner by the time your finished with it! Whats on the trolley in the first pic?

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Post by rubythursday on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:06

Hi
its a Stuart Turner P5LY generating set
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Post by matt86 on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:11

starting to look the part now ... not long before its running ?

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Re: Blackstone No Trouble

Post by rubythursday on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:14

Hi Matt
Hope so. Quite a bit to do yet regarding cooling. Its got its original 45 gallon tank, but it will take me for ever to fill it at Rallies! Thinking of putting a smaller one inside it so it still looks original.


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Post by matt86 on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:18

ahhh i see what you mean .... or make a plate halfway up tank and weld / seal up and on underside cut bottom out and make so angle brackets to attach to the timber with a frame under for support of the water in tank and if pipe not in right place . You could from inside under side of tank make pipe to go into tank from the new bottom ...

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Post by rubythursday on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:32

Or I was thinking to secure the other tank inside to displace water

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Post by matt86 on Sat Nov 02 2013, 20:39

rubythursday wrote:Or I was thinking to secure the other tank inside to displace water
ahh i get you as a kind of water jacket ....

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Post by Lewis MacRae on Sat Nov 02 2013, 21:03

rubythursday wrote:Hi
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Post by rubythursday on Sat Nov 02 2013, 21:04

Yes. The problem is that once the tank is on the box and the thing is on the trailer its quite high, wouldn't go in the garage which would mean unloading it.

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Post by rubythursday on Sun Nov 03 2013, 13:40

Exhaust now on and flywheels keyed up

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Post by A Lister on Sun Nov 03 2013, 19:24

It's certainly taking shape now, and very nice it's looking too.  Lovely engine that.  Smile

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