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02-14-2005, 03:44 PM
Never let your flywheel insurance lapse.
02-14-2005, 06:28 PM
Imagine being in the hotel wen a thousand pound piece of cast iron came through the roof. - Or on the trolley when the engine started racing. :-(
02-14-2005, 07:06 PM
some of those pictures are scary. Good read though. Thanks
02-14-2005, 07:43 PM
They sure don't make 'em like they used to.Hah,the good old days.
02-14-2005, 08:25 PM
And now I know how fast to safely run my 30 ft flywheel
That's a heck of a sales pitch for flywheel insurance!
Now I know why a fellow at the Rhode Island Museum of Wireless and Steam was so adamant about not running a newly acquired engine until it had the proper shrink-links installed across the flywheel joints.
02-16-2005, 06:48 AM
You can never be too safe, I have seen this happen along with boiler and diesel engine explosions.