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Steampunk Impulse Engine

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Attached are some photos of Clayton Boyer's Steampunk Impulse engine.
The .dxf files were purchased from Clayton Boyer's website

The following link will show you one in operation:

I just finished assembling mine and have some "fine tuning" to get it fully operational. I think I have too much drag on some of the components which don't allow it to run continuously.

For those of you who like gears & things
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Impulse Side.jpg
Impulse Back.jpg
Impulse End.jpg

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That looks fantastic, Ron! I love the contrasting wood.
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WE WANT VIDEO! WE WANT VIDEO! . . . .

That is very cool, beautifully done. Gotta love things with gears.
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TReischl wrote:WE WANT VIDEO! WE WANT VIDEO! . . . .
Finally got things ironed out. My mind is really on the Hurricane as I live in Florida

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3f4tdyxkz5pa ... ERYaa?dl=0

Gotta shorten up the counterbalance lead :oops:

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NEAT Ron!!
Looks good AND works :)
Try to stay dry!!!
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That looks awesome.
I love kinetic art.
Congrats!
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Sweet! Moving wood is fun to watch as long as it's not set in motion by a hurricane. 8)

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