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by Martyn L
Tue May 23, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Re: Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.

Hi, yes I agree. Indeed I think if an eight cylinder Stirling engine is working then there should be no reason why you can't tack on a few more cylinders without it grinding to a holt. The info I'm looking for is not so much the technical details for the build of such an engine but more of an intere...
by Martyn L
Thu May 18, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Re: Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.

Hi, thanks for the reply and the link. I do like this engine and it runs well. I think it's suffering a bit from frictional losses due to the belt it's driving. What I'm building is very similar but all the cylinders all act directly onto one crankshaft. Also it's 12 cylinder. Still struggling to fi...
by Martyn L
Wed May 17, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.
Replies: 4
Views: 1437

Multi cylinder Stirling engine question.

Hello all, I'm currently in the process of building an inverted V12 gamma Stirling engine and after months of trawling through the Internet have been unable to find any projects (working or not) that contain more than eight cylinders. I can't believe it hasn't been attempted before but seems odd the...
by Martyn L
Mon May 01, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Registering, and Deactivated...PLEASE READ!
Replies: 9
Views: 6288

Re: Registering, and Deactivated...PLEASE READ!

Hello, I'm a new member here. Currently trying to build an inverted V12 beer can Stirling engine. Look forward to gaining valuable information on this forum.
Cheers Martyn L

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