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1/6th Scale Kinner Radial
by: Mick Cherry

This engine is in 1/6th scale,there is one in 1/4 but my lathe is to small for that size. This engine is by Mr David Johnson and he did the design while he was an engineering student.

You must excuse the cylinders being held in by sticky tape, it was just a way of holding it together for the picture.

These are views which show the general set up. I thought I would include a picture of the crankcase.This was a nice thing to make, plenty of different set-ups and a few fixtures to make with the rotary table earning it's keep.

You will see in the pictures of the assembled crankcase that it has a dull finish. The reason for this is quite simple. I would not have thought that in the 1920s these engines would have been highly polished,so all I am trying to achieve is the appearance of a casting.

We will try to keep you up to date on this engine as it progresses.

Mick Cherry

Other models by Mick Cherry: Hit and Miss, Kinner Radial, Loyal Cycle Engine, Open Crank Farm Engine, Vacuum Engine.

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