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Forestgnome
02-17-2012, 01:09 PM
Don't know itf this has been posted before. The guy is a real craftsman.

In the making:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJxooufKY3o&feature=plcp&context=C3dcb16eUDOEgsToPDskJ3oeW7UhEsYPx_kCFjBE8u

Running:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SUVBEG2yq7c&feature=plcp&context=C3b5b168UDOEgsToPDskLG3fDtG5NM1mEwrU_8czxM

Black Forest
02-17-2012, 01:55 PM
The pitch on that prop must not be very much if it doesn't blow that small table over!

RWO
02-17-2012, 02:11 PM
It is the ever popular Hodgson radial.

http://www.agelessengines.com/

I can't understand why Hodgson designed it with open valve gear. I'm building one now and it will have more realistic looking heads ( I hope) , rocker boxes and pushrod tubes.

RWO

lazlo
02-17-2012, 02:26 PM
Man, those Hodgson's show great craftsmanship, but dang -- making 10 off everything has to be boring as hell...

mars-red
02-17-2012, 02:31 PM
I love this kind of stuff! Someday I'd like to try my hand at model engines... but I think I'll start with many less cylinders. :)

winchman
02-17-2012, 04:15 PM
He's certainly not afraid of running it.

daryl bane
02-17-2012, 04:16 PM
I agree, and it certainly is in good fettle. :)

aboard_epsilon
02-17-2012, 04:57 PM
He's certainly not afraid of running it.

ha ha ...i would be standing 100 yds away

a;ll the best.mark

Weston Bye
02-17-2012, 08:34 PM
Every few years somebody demonstrates a radial or rotary engine at NAMES. Impressive to watch, but the sound doesn't scale very well. They buzz rather than rumble. Still nice work though.