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ExhibitPlus ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 005
Problem found! The firemans side valve crosshead guide does not have enough travel in it--the crosshead jams against the cast wall. Not wanting to tear the running gear down and machine the .100 inches of additional travel, we grab a small round rotary bit and remove the offending material. Interestingly, the engineers side needs only the slightest adjustment.

IMG_3906 IMG_3859 IMG_3858 IMG_3857 IMG00192-20101110-2257 IMG_3000 IMG_2999 EngineTimingFineTuning24Feb10 ChassisTiming9-Jan-10 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 007 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 005 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 003 ValveAssemblyFinishedFirstRunOnAir9Dec09 002 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 005 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 004 PistonValvesRodsInstallation5Dec09 002 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 006 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 005 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 004 MainRodFinishingAndInstallation2Dec09 003
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