Warning: this is not about Ham Radio
joseph at kirtland.com
Sun May 6 00:03:48 CDT 2012
That is truly a work of love. He is quite a machinist, and obviously
comfortable with traditional micrometers and tools rather than the newer
On 5/5/2012 8:08 PM, Andre Kesteloot wrote:
> *Warning*, this is not about Ham Radio, but it is a bout engineering
> achievements nevertheless.
> And, since some of you are also mechanically inclined,
> you may be interested in watching this video
> OPERATIONAL V-12 ENGINE THAT FITS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND
> This is not CNC technology; this guy made everything at home on
> his lathe and drill press. Took 1220 hours (a year and a half?) to
> make the 261 pieces.Note the end-loaded crankshaft into the block
> (like an Offy), 12 individual cylinder heads, TINY rods and
> pistons, dual "underhead" cams with push-rods to rockers in the
> heads.And, he did break-in using an electric drill driving the
> crankshaft! Even if you're not an engineer, you'll love this!
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