The 1 hour LTD Stirling project. Around the side of the ins I used, there is already a line , but I've shown how to mark them in-case your tins don't have a line.
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I also turned off 'Auto Centre' Tin Can, Coke can Stirling engine plans - How to. Step 18: It's finished now!
Testing and troubleshooting Now you can test the engine (at last!) . Light some candles and test! Hopefully it'll work first time, but if not heres some tips that might help. Air Leaks: If you suspect an air leak, you can submerge the whole thing under HOT water and any leaks should be obvious.