Gas Turbine

May 20, 2017 0

Although practical model jet engines have been around since the early 1980’s it has only been in the past few years that home construction has become viable. Careful design has made simple home construction possible [more…]

Rotary Tool Reviews

May 16, 2017 0

If you’re about to buy your first rotary tool or replace one that has failed then check out Rotary Tools Guy There are a lot of tool manufacturers covered: Black and Decker, DeWalt, Dremel, Hitachi, [more…]

History of Model Engineering

April 18, 2017 0

I was wondering what some of the major highlights would be in the timeline of model engineering….so I thought I would do some digging and list them out: 1880’s Bing’s first model trains hit the [more…]

Pistons and Liners

April 17, 2017 0

There are a number of different combinations of materials for the piston and liner of engines. I’ve listed a number below and comment on their merits, if I’ve missed one then do drop me a [more…]

Laser Alignment

April 17, 2017 1

This started with a pack of lasers that had optics to create a cross-hair image. My original thought was to fit one of these in a holder in the chuck and then the cross-hair would [more…]