Archive for March, 2011

27 Mar, 2011

Webster Flywheel – part 1

Posted by: Raynerd In: Webster Engine

I thought I`d give the flywheel a go this weekend. To be honest, I`ve had several hours on it but I`m a bit off completion yet although hope to get it finished over the next few days. I really really liked how this turned out considering it is made from a dumbell 2kg weight as [...]

25 Mar, 2011

Webster -Piston Compression

Posted by: Raynerd In: Webster Engine

Firstly, I`d like to apologise for thisnext post! I`m so sad that I made a little video because I was so pleased with the piston seal! This is the longest bore I`ve done and I can safely say that turning it between centres was a great suggestion, it is true all the way through. My [...]

21 Mar, 2011

Webster Crank, Con-rod and Base

Posted by: Raynerd In: Webster Engine

I`ve had little time over the last few weeks to spend much time on the Webster but I feel the few hours I had at the end of last week has pulled me back on track. I`ve finished the con-rod, drilled and bored true for the bearings in the main supports for the crank and [...]

My Brother-in-Law came with an interesting question, can you make me a pair of these: It is apparently one of the rear axle supports of a decent Mardave RC car his is building. There is a seller on ebay doing them for about £40 on a cnc machine. So anyway, after about 3-4 hours in [...]


  • Steve Richardson: Pretty cool stuff! I work with some real talented machinists and they are gonna dig your website!
  • Mike: Hi.where did you purchase the plate from. Been looking for a good stockist. I love your idea and would like to make one for my boxford. Also, sorry
  • Don bath: Thanks for the reply,currently I am making the escape wheel arbour and back cock plate ready for the next phase of testing .Your comments regarding th

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