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Gene Hehl, Poynette, WI. USA email@example.com 5/2/2010
Forestís Gas Motor
A friend gave me a picture of an engine that was
originally natural or methane gas operated..
It was called Forestís Gas Motor, from a Scientific American Supplement dated March 4, 1884.
He wanted the action of the gas motor but wanted to run it on air,
The following is what I came up with.
My version has a
1Ē bore with a Teflon piston.
Double acting cylinder and
A spool type valve .
The flywheel was made from an old valve hand wheel
I finally finished it today 4/27/2010.
It runs much better than I thought it would.
All thatís left is clean up and some paint
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