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A 4hp REID project by John Burns


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Old 04-07-2008, 02:55:23 AM
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They are looking great so far John. Keep up the good work.
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John:

Do they have to be stress-relieved before grinding?

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Old 04-07-2008, 12:02:25 PM
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It wouldn't hurt, but I don't think it necessary.

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thanks for keeping us informed on your progress john, its great to see. keep it up.

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Old 05-19-2008, 10:01:32 PM
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Here are some bedplate pictures.
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looking good john, keep it up
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Old 07-17-2008, 01:17:58 PM
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Here are some current pictures of the crankshafts being ground !
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More pic of the crank!
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Default Re: 4 hp reid project

John: Thank you, that's pretty neat. I've never actually seen a crank grinding process, but what I have always envisioned is almost exactly like this.
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Here are some more pics of the bearing cap and bedplate!

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