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Old 09-13-2016, 06:41:22 PM
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Hello all
Here's another couple of the more unusual engines from our little collection and one of the hardest engines for me to find.
The first one might needed by the Museum Nathan. It's hard to see but she's a compressor engine. It's a Crossley PHX 1060. For some reason (that I cannot remember) Christina was near impossible (compared to her normal self) to start.
The second is A 1-1/2hp Reading that may be matched to a Reading chaff cutter at our club's Heritage Week-end next Australia Day.
The last video is of one of the hardest engines for me to find. I know, it's hard to imagine, but they're simply not common around here. The first picture is why he was taken out of service. He just wouldn't start. I wonder why?

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Hello all
Video's have been a bit slim lately so here's a few of our engines running for the Dodge Bros club that had their National rally in Warwick this week.
The first is the Crossley PH 1060, then we have the Fuller & Johnson farm pumper with Goulds New Alert pump (complete with disintegrating packing in the packing gland....bugger. New stuff ordered) and then the Monitor with Triton pump.
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Hi,
Thought this thread could do with a bump.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=43-8x_Zv9IA
Here is a video of another engine owned by the Millicent Museum. It is a R Hornsby very similar to one I have already had running and posted on Smokstak
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Old 12-31-2016, 10:37:53 PM
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Happy New year to everyone. Just had to give an engine a run on New years eve. ( I think any excuse is a good excuse to give an engine a run) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbQh8sdF6V0
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Hello Nathan
What a beauty!!
Where did the sparklers end up?

Cheers and ta
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Old 01-02-2017, 12:12:31 AM
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The sparklers only burned out. Yes well... I used plenty of 100mph tape or should I say gaffer or is duct or duck. I don't know it seems on this forum that no one wants to use the common name for anything.
Joking aside the trial run ended up with the sparkler being lunched so for the filmed run I ensured they were well fastened don't want to get in trouble with the NHMA for burning projectiles being lunched hahaha.
Glad you enjoyed it Scott.

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Also some video of the engine running with a bit more light so you can see it better.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBJFyWdrbcE
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Yes well... I used plenty of 100mph tape or should I say gaffer or is duct or duck. I don't know it seems on this forum that no one wants to use the common name for anything.
Hello Nathan.
Wow .
You must be so proud in the way that engine starts. I have never seen anything that before. Now I have to try and do it on the old Lister. There's another fortnight lost trying new stuff. Bugger.

How about plumber's rope for a 'new' name for duct tape?

Cheers then
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I would be most interested to see more people try it out. always a shame to waste time having some fun.
maybe seatainer rope for something even less heard of.
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Forgive me this is no engine vid but I thought could be of someone interest. I am not sure of the Age of this however it must be fairly old and has not been played for a number of years. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lwbCDjvzt64
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Been doing some more work on Millicent Museums Blackstone, repaired the timing valve so it now operates correctly and the cooling tower is currently off undergoing repair.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coLN1ISlx5U
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Here is a link to my finished maytag model 72. I finished it and started for the first time Christmas Eve 2016. I think there will be a video of my newly restored Associated coming soon. Since this video was taken it has now been fitted to it small transporter.

https://youtu.be/0FqXYnNK64E

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Forgive me this is no engine vid but I thought could be of someone interest.
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Hello Nathan
Crikey. Your a bloke of many talents.
The old peddle organ in the old church next door to the farm hasn't been played for nearly 50 years. The church celebrated their 150 year anniversary a year or so ago and some people are saying the organ was in the church from close to day dot.
The bellows are torn and mice have had their way with them. They need to be repaired. Hopefully, that'll be this year.
Did the museum have to do anything to their organ to get it operational again?

Cheers Scott

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Here is a link to my finished maytag model 72. I finished it and started for the first time Christmas Eve 2016.
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Hello Adam.
Another excellent job. Your 72 runs a lot smoother then our model 92 I'll have to say.
What oil and mixing ratio are you using? Your little engine blows no smoke compared to our 92. We're using Mobiloil A, and I think the ratio is 16:1 off the top of my head. That may be wrong as it's been a while since she ran.
Here's a little video of our 92

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Hi scotty the model 72 isn't a hit miss like the 92 that's why it runs smoother. Yes it does actually blow smoke and the oil is sae30 mixed at 16:1. There was a bit of wind around that day and the smoke was getting blown away.
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Hi Scott, I have not had to do anything yet to the museums surprisingly although the bellows do leak slightly and some well most of the reeds need tuning and the stops need freeing up. It has not been played from what I have found out could be over 50 years. The museum also has a smaller less ornate peddle organ that is in better playing condition as it had been played from new up till a couple of years back.
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Just another engine video, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WDIA7nUjFI
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Hello Nathan.
One thing I have noticed at rallies I attended in the last year is that there are very few, if any, engines that most collectors would call....common. The Moffat Virtue V3's, the Buzzacott verticals, the Rosebery verticals, the Lister D's, Villiers (all forms) and their like.
At one rally I attended one of the most common engine on display were Crossley PH1060's.
This year I'm determined to take common engines to rallies. I have 2 and 4 hp Buzzacott verticals out for our rally next week. A 6 hp also if I can get it out of the shed.

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You a certainly right Scott, particularly I have found with small engine rallies. Most collectors and exhibitors most likely have a few villiers tucked under a bench and a Lister d and ronnie N stuck in the corner but won't exhibit them if they have rarer more interesting engines and also probably think that a ronnie N chugging away happy all day doesn't excite the spectators. I find though with bigger engine rallies particularly Goldsmith I have seen a lot of the more common engines out in force but often they are driving something. I only take my more common engines out to rallies now if I have something to drive off them but also sometimes they sneak onto the trailer as a ronnie N does not take up much more room. I have heard of some rallies challenging other clubs to who can get the most villiers to attend a rally I think the real trick would actually be the most running villiers. Anyway thats just my 2 bobs worth on the matter.
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This is my contribution to the fuel and oil burners of Australia. This 1963 British Seagull has been dragged out of the corner for a Big Day Out at this years British Seagull Nations at Port Macquarie in March. I still have a bit of work to make it run right while under load as the engine dies a little bit and give it a bit of choke and off then it picks up. Looks like a small screw on top of the slide is a fuel mix adjustment so have to look at that tomorrow.



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Hello all
The engines I took to the Allora Heritage Rally.
I was very happy in the way they all performed. I started them in the morning and they stopped when they ran out of fuel. The only thing I had to do over the 2 days was clean a spark plug on the Lightning and refuel them all. Actually it was blow off a bit of carbon that had landed right across the plug gap. I hate that Murphy fella.
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Hi all, Thought this thread could do with a bit of a bump.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suRgMxQpSkE Just a little video of my CS lister 3hp.
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