Start of VFT build

A special section just for steam engines and boilers, as without these you may as well fit a sail.
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Start of VFT build

Post by tandemcompound » Sun May 09, 2021 7:42 pm

Yay. Tomorrow I pick up steel for tube sheets and take to machine shop for tube holes.
VFT. 24 inch dia; 48 inch tall.
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Re: Start of VFT build

Post by RNoe » Mon May 10, 2021 4:40 am

For a 5 to 8 horse power boiler?
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Re: Start of VFT build

Post by tandemcompound » Mon May 10, 2021 6:06 pm

yes, hopefully six hp when assembled.
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Re: Start of VFT build

Post by TahoeSteam » Mon May 10, 2021 8:39 pm

Wet leg firebox?
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Re: Start of VFT build

Post by tandemcompound » Mon May 17, 2021 11:37 pm

yes wet leg Wes. standard VFT 'donkey' boiler. Plate now at machine shop getting tube holes put in. Go pick up 24" gas pipe shell when feeling rich.
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