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pourshot
12-08-2004, 05:18 PM
I have seen some nice machine work in my time but this takes the cake, some people have way to much time on there hands.

ps dont forget to download the video you wont be sorry.

model engines (http://www.enginehistory.org/model_engines.htm)

pourshot
12-08-2004, 05:18 PM
I have seen some nice machine work in my time but this takes the cake, some people have way to much time on there hands.

ps dont forget to download the video you wont be sorry.

model engines (http://www.enginehistory.org/model_engines.htm)

-HH-Dubbo
12-08-2004, 09:07 PM
OMG mate http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif Amazing. Good find

JR_Greenhorn
12-08-2004, 10:59 PM
WOW!

Is there any other info about the engines on that site?

A few of the parts look like castings (of course they were on the full scale engine), but many of the parts look too perfect to be anything but CNC'd from raw stock--but in the early '80s?

I can't imagine having the patience to turn down all those waisted fasteners manually.

I used to work as a machinist, and that is some truly amazing machine work!

-HH-Dubbo
12-09-2004, 03:10 AM
The most amazing thing is that it actually runs. For the purest RC modeller, that would be priceless.

WUAF_Badsight
12-09-2004, 04:19 AM
now Thats Craftmanship

Respect !

JG77Von_Hess
12-09-2004, 10:19 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/16x16_smiley-surprised.gifAmazing, thx for sharing.

Regards.

VH.

Scen
12-09-2004, 10:36 AM
I'm curious what that thing would cost... I would imagine a small fortune. Everything would have to be made from scratch.

Scendore

pourshot
12-09-2004, 03:33 PM
I dont think you could put a price on that little gem, but if you did it would be astronomical it would have taken 1000's of hours to build.(makeing it small adds to the difficulty)

I'am handy with a lathe and mill but my jaw just dropped when i saw the detail in his work.