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Old 03-07-2011, 07:04 PM
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Default Re: Something new and kinda sorta 100 years old looking

Originally Posted by discontinuuity View Post
It looks like automotive type pistons and rings, even with a built-in oil pump! The valves are some kind of reed valves.

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Keep up the good work! I'm interested to see what this looks like finished.
Yeah, I see a sump! I don't see any reed valves, just a piston valve in the inlet/outlet bore. Sure does look like it's just asking to be a steam engine. Guess I'll keep my eyes open for one of those ... you, know, for something in the future ...
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