BUILDING A

METRIC MINNIE

Part 18 by Franco Pucci

Bits and pieces…

This is how I had to make all the coupling nuts since there were no commercially available ones the sizes I needed.
The top was then soldered in place and finished off on the lathe to make it look like a bought one...


The connecting rod.
All the eccentric straps were done in this way - drill the holes, cut, screw them back together. And final machine.
One of the completed eccentric straps.
The slide valve eccentric strap extension prior to soldering.
All the parts for the lubricator.
Making the teeth on the ratchet wheel of the lubricator. This was made from drill rod and hardened.
The assembled lubricator.


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