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Plans are available for this engine
Plans are available for "Home Shop" two cylinder engines only. Plans are now available for the multi-fuel boiler that you see in the picture below.
New! Boiler plans are now available
Complete plans for constructing the "Home Shop" engine and boiler include:
A person familiar with the operation of a drill press, band saw and threading tools can make this engine. A small metal lathe is optional. Most of the parts are modified, off the shelf, items but machining is required for several parts.
Example of drawings you will receive below.
(14 drawings, plus 51 instructional photos on CD or e-mail)
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Specifications for Engine in Plans:
10.04 HP @125 psi, 1500 RPM's
4.01 HP@ 50 psi, 1500 RPM's
18.40 cubic feet of steam per minute
52 ft lbs torque @ 10 HPUp to 6.5 kW depending on the generator used.
Pricing and Products
See below for purchase of plans with parts
*Plans are only available for two cylinder engines.
Typical cost to build the engine is $200 - $250 including the plans and parts below.
In addition to the above plans, harder to find parts are available below. For larger power needs, engines may be combined to produce increments of 10 HP.
*Order extra sets of parts to build additional engines.
Engine Parts Offered Below
*Extra sets of parts my be ordered with no extra shipping with order of plans and parts. Add $81.70 each
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