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by Jim Dobson
Mon May 24, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Jensen #5 Steam Engine is under load running a Baker Fan
Replies: 0
Views: 1120

Jensen #5 Steam Engine is under load running a Baker Fan

This Jensen #5 Steam Engine is under load running a Baker Fan and it makes it create a really nice working chuff sound with the engine doing some work. This was an electrically heated boiler that I converted over to be fired off a gas flame -

https://youtu.be/YAFi_2CKzOo

by Jim Dobson
Mon May 24, 2021 9:53 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Re: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.

Well Jim...consider this... Do you have or know others with some musical inclination? You might have just invented the 1st ever, steam powered, metronome to maintain a beat and keep time. Adjusting the steam flow would most likely vary the hammer-ing rate! If not, just hum a few bars and we'll fake...
by Jim Dobson
Mon May 24, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Re: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.

BigDumbDinosaur wrote:
Mon May 24, 2021 4:13 am
I don't know why, but for some reason, seeing that little hammer going to town reminds me of the Energizer Battery Bunny. :D
LOL they were great TV ads weren't they :)
by Jim Dobson
Mon May 24, 2021 7:37 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

Al, I think its great that youngsters use tools early. So much better than computer games for hours upon hours. Our oldest grandson used to hang around with me at the railroad years ago when he was a young boy. He would help me when I was doing signal work. Seeing all those wires, relays and such t...
by Jim Dobson
Sun May 23, 2021 11:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.
Replies: 4
Views: 1359

Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.

Home Made Steam Driven Trip Hammer doing some work flattening out 1.5mm and 3mm thick wire solder.

This is fun steam driven accessory to use, a bit hard on the ears though!

https://youtu.be/hoZbtcay660

by Jim Dobson
Sun May 23, 2021 7:32 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

Al, I think its great that youngsters use tools early. So much better than computer games for hours upon hours.
by Jim Dobson
Sun May 23, 2021 1:19 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

What an ingenious and well organised outfit. It shows one job steam used to do. Be careful little fingers do not stray on to the anvil. Regards David Powell. Thanks David, appreciated. He's probably meaning MY little fingers ! Chuck Hackett had as his .sig "Good Judgement comes from Experience. Exp...
by Jim Dobson
Sat May 22, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

Bill Shields wrote:
Sat May 22, 2021 4:16 pm
Or your mobile phone after you have received your 100th robocall for the day.
:D :D :D :D
by Jim Dobson
Sat May 22, 2021 12:43 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

ccvstmr wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 11:39 am
Jim, that's so neat! Congrats on a well executed project. AND...when you tire of watching the hammers beat nothing the anvil, put some peanuts or pistachios underneath and you'll have the only 2-headed nut cracker in the neighborhood! :roll: Carl B.
Thanks Carl....that made me smile :)
by Jim Dobson
Sat May 22, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

Steamer Al wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 8:48 am
I really like it! Much more solid than the store bought ones. Nice work.

Alex
Thanks for the comment Alex.
by Jim Dobson
Sat May 22, 2021 12:42 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

David Powell wrote:
Fri May 21, 2021 4:35 am
What an ingenious and well organised outfit. It shows one job steam used to do. Be careful little fingers do not stray on to the anvil. Regards David Powell.
Thanks David, appreciated.
by Jim Dobson
Thu May 20, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam
Replies: 22
Views: 4504

Re: DIY Steam Trip Hammer powered by Jensen 20G Steam

Greg_Lewis wrote:
Thu May 20, 2021 9:46 pm
Looks like a whole lotta fun!
Thanks Greg, My 10 year old grandson is coming tomorrow I'm sure he'll like it as much as me :)