1869 12 HP Gibbs & Sterrett photo gallery 2


| February 2009

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    Pattern for rear cylinder mount laid out in milling machine.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Shaving the outside diameter of rear cylinder mount with a 5 degree angle cutter.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Cutting a 5 degree taper on rear seal housing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Shaving the inner diameter of rear cylinder mount.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Small end of rear seal housing.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    The completed small end of the rear seal housing.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Piece that attaches to the small end of the rear seal housing.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Cutting a 5 degree taper on the small end of the rear seal housing.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    All three components of the rear seal housing ready for gluing.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Checking the fit of the rear seal housing to the cylinder.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Checking to see if rear cylinder mount is square to cylinder.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Hands of Dan Muller smoothing up imperfections on wood pieces with Bondo to ensure a good finish for the casting process.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Beginning of gusset attached to rear cylinder mount.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Close-up of plastic on gusset.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Gusset shaped and glued to rear cylinder mount. 
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Bondo and plastic being applied to gusset.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Pink plastic on rear seal housing before radius put on it.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Rear seal housing smoothed and ready to be glued together.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Final fit check of rear cylinder mount before sending it to the foundry for casting.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Facing bolt bosses for the cylinder head to ensure they are square.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Rear cylinder mount ready for paint.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Rear cylinder mount and rear seal housing ready to be sent to foundry for casting.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Setting up the cylinder head on milling machine to bore hot tube chimney socket.  
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Boring chimney socket and repairing the threads in the cylinder head for the hot tube.
    Stan Ellerbeck
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    Cylinder head on the engine with the bored chimney socket and new threads for the hot tube. Back to the photo gallery menu 
    Stan Ellerbeck

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Stan makes patterns for the rear cylinder mount and rear seal housing. Click here to view the gallery.

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