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"      There used to be a company called "Lindsay's Technical Books".  (It appears they shut down in 2013.)  At one time they offered a book about running gasoline engines on "producer gas",…"
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"So for those who are interested I've purchased a book on wood gasifiers. full blueprints and more."
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"The one day you're on and I miss the opportunity to chat..."
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"Haven't seen you around very much. hopefully everything is well with you."
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"Greetings and welcome."
Jan 6
The Specialist added a discussion to the group Victorian Technology
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The Wood Gasifier

Something everyone here seems to know something about to some extent. To the best of my knowledge many, (myself included) have little to no experience with these seemingly wonderful little contraptions.And the people that know are exceedingly rare to find.Gasifiers have an interesting history, but I'll leave it to the professionals to tell you all about it. The basics of it however are that the…See More
Jan 4
The Specialist replied to P. Aloysius Regnad's discussion Steam Powered Machine list...
"steam planes. The Besler steamplane (A travelair 2000 converted from a Curtiss OX powerplant) It had an estimated range of 400 miles on a full tank of fuel, although operating at altitude was intended to increase range due to the lower boiling point…"
Jan 4
The Specialist replied to P. Aloysius Regnad's discussion Films and Television. in the group Western SteamPunk aka CowPunk"
Dec 28, 2017
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Western SteamPunk aka CowPunk"

This group is dedicated to those with more of a frontier flair to their clothes and gear.  See More
Dec 28, 2017
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Steampunk Technologies in general Ad Nauseum... in the group Victorian Technology
"That's right folks, people in the Victorian era were ever as lazy as we are now. Behold: The Steam Lawnmower An infernal contraption designed to wage war on overgrown plots of land with an horrific efficiency that makes a sickle and scythe…"
Dec 12, 2017
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era. in the group Victorian Technology
"The Daguerreotype, a photographic process that uses silver mirrored copper for the image. The real dangers of this are that it used mercury vapor to develop the image. (Mad hatter syndrome, anyone?)"
Dec 6, 2017
The Specialist replied to The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era. in the group Victorian Technology
"The copper balloon airship, as designed by Fransesco Lana de Terzi, was one of the first concepts of an airship that had potential for reality, and used copper in its construction. de Terzi got his idea from the Magdeburg Spheres, which were…"
Dec 6, 2017
Captain liked The Specialist's discussion Copper the 'other' wonder material of the victorian era.
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