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Offline Knightmove

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Marine Steam Engine "Bogstandards" Forthcoming Build
« on: January 01, 2022, 11:36:50 PM »
Good day everyone

I've recently joined the paddle-ducks forum after coming across a collection of posts and sketches by the late John "Bogstandard" Moore. I've recently got my hands on a milling machine and a nice new Warco lathe and have decided to build Bogstandards steam engine.

This engine will be used as a display piece and I decided that I wanted to enlarge the model to twice the size that John had originally built. One of my hobbies is drafting and 3D design using Fusion360 by auto-desk. Please find attached a screenshot of the modeled engine. This engine now measures 240mm x 210mm which is a lovely size for a display piece.

I'll be creating a new set of plans to this enlarged size and if anyone would like copies of these plans I'd be delighted to furnish anyone with a set. the model has been fully simulated in Fusion360 and operates beautifully. It'll take another few weeks to complete the plans but I hope that people can make use of them.

When I begin building this model. i;ll possibly be making videos of it for YouTube.......

I'd love to hear any feedback on this engine and if anyone wants plans let me know....


Offline derekwarner_decoy

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Re: Marine Steam Engine "Bogstandards" Forthcoming Build
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2022, 08:27:17 AM »
Welcome to PD's Martin

You have obviously researched the old archives to find Bogdystandards Fag-o-Cad  paper sketches

As you will read , John apart from a talented Craftsman, was a person of unique personality :shhh and a sense of humour as dry as a parched Australian desert   :ranting
John passed over to the Big Steam Shop in the sky, probably some 3 years ago after loosig his two loved Dogs, Bandit & Vinnie

So whilst you have nominated a x double size, would this now be 20 x 24 -  bore to stroke?, and have the plans been drawn in Metric or Imperial?

I could think of no more fitting courtesy to John, but to post a copy of your take on his engine plans to our archives under the Title of Bogstandard x  2 Engine

Looking forward to your progress here on PD's


« Last Edit: January 02, 2022, 08:31:02 AM by derekwarner_decoy »
Derek Warner

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