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  Topic: Henderson engine?
vbentley

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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2016 11:31   Subject: Henderson engine?
I was at Heritage Flight Museum in Skagit, WA. They have a small engine on display that was unidentified until recently. The sign now identifies it as an early Henderson engine used in motorcycles and ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
vbentley

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2016 21:41   Subject: Nelson H-44 engine
I measured the bore as 2.625 and stroke as 2.75 in. This may make it the H-59 as you suggested, but I can't find reference to the bore of that engine. The Museum presumed the engine was the H-44 that ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
vbentley

Replies: 6
Views: 5937

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 11:20   Subject: Nelson H-44 engine
Thanks Tom for the comment. My summer time has been very busy and I can't find the dimensions at present. Will pass them on soon. Vic
  Topic: Wright R-2600
vbentley

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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 22:28   Subject: Wright R-2600
Great to see the pictures of it running.

Your experience of it not leaking as much now is typical of radials that are in use. Our museum fleet with Kinner, Jacobs and R-1340 radials always settle d ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
vbentley

Replies: 6
Views: 5937

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon May 04, 2015 20:32   Subject: Nelson H-44
Yes, it is a long shot to hope that someone had a manual or some tech description in the back of a drawer.

I have a manual for McCulloch O-100 engine used on the Northrop KD2R drone and most of the ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
vbentley

Replies: 6
Views: 5937

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 07:14   Subject: Nelson H-44 engine
Here's an update on what I have found as I have stripped it down the Nelson H-44. It was fitted to a [url=http://www.enginehistory.org/BBimages/BentleyV/Nelson966.jpg]Bowlus motor glider, an example o ...
  Topic: Nelson H-44 engine
vbentley

Replies: 6
Views: 5937

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 12:37   Subject: Nelson H-44 engine
I volunteer at the Canadian Museum of Flight in Langley, BC. Among our storage items is a 4-cylinder 2-stroke engine that was supposed to be a McCulloch or similar.
On examination I found it had the ...
  Topic: Gipsy Major
vbentley

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2015 11:34   Subject: Gipsy Run
Thanks for the update on running the Gipsy - well done.
Re the Feb 12 discussion; the rocker cover acts as the oil sump for the lube of the rockers. Before installing the cover, clean engine oil is a ...
  Topic: Gipsy Major
vbentley

Replies: 16
Views: 23133

PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 00:33   Subject: DH Gipsy
Good to hear. Keep us posted on progress.
  Topic: Gipsy Major
vbentley

Replies: 16
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PostForum: Collections/Restorations - General   Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 21:53   Subject: Re: Gipsy Major
Do you have the engine manual? I am across the country in Langley BC so could copy/loan you a manual. How about gaskets and lock washers? - rare items that you need to run the engine. You need to alig ...
 
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