Album: Engine: Radial-Five

Designed by Rudy Kouhoupt, published in Home Shop Machinist
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Radial-five bearings
Sitting on Al "chuck" I made for rotary table. Left: broken drillbit; Right: 2nd try, in process
Fri, Jan 9th 2004 (9:49 PM)
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Radial-five bearing
This is the second shot, tried drilling before turning complete. Lathe bit cut in, ruining it.
Fri, Jan 9th 2004 (10:35 PM)
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Engine parts drawer
New cylinder caps, partially drilled cylinders, piston rod blanks and piston blanks for the Radial Five
Tue, Mar 23rd 2004 (9:28 AM)
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Success!!
Third time's a charm on the main bearing. The purchase of MT collets for the lathe headstock and rotary table helped.
Tue, Mar 23rd 2004 (7:36 PM)
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Radial Five parts
Two pisons (one in jig), a cylinder, and two cylinder caps
Tue, Mar 23rd 2004 (10:16 PM)
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Milling and drilling pistons
Setting up to mill the slot in a piston for the Radial Five, with other pistons set on the vise for the photo
Thu, Mar 25th 2004 (10:04 PM)
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Milling and drilling pistons
Setting up to mill the slot in a piston for the Radial Five, with other pistons set on the vise for the photo
Thu, Mar 25th 2004 (10:04 PM)
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Current status of Radial Five
Here are most of the parts for the Radial Five
Sat, Mar 27th 2004 (9:19 AM)
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Turning the valve for the Radial Five

Sat, Apr 3rd 2004 (4:07 PM)
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Valve for the Radial Five

Sat, Apr 3rd 2004 (4:48 PM)
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Parts nearly completed in mill
These will be soldered to copper tubing and screwed to the valve case of the Radial Five
Sat, Apr 3rd 2004 (6:58 PM)
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Radial Five
I ended up milling the space between the parts, so the only finishing left to do by hand was the corners
Sat, Apr 3rd 2004 (6:58 PM)
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