Friday, 10 May 2013

Chugging through the Narrows

I took this the other day just before Autherley junction, no apologies I just enjoy listening to the engine.



We have spent the day in Brewood just resting up and sitting out the high winds and rain, however as I type this at 11am it is sunny but very windy with quite a few boats on the move.



5 comments:

  1. There's only one word for that video Nev...

    NICE :)

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  2. What a wonderful noise

    I'm guessing maybe 180rpm ( 3 beasts a second)

    Chris

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  3. ermmm, for beasts read beats

    Chris

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  4. Chris,

    I have been trying to establish cruising RPM.... other than counting I might have to get some form of marker on the output shaft to the large pulley wheel.

    Kev, thanks for the comment.

    Nev

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  5. I make it 4.5 beats per second, which is 270 per minute so, for a four-stroke engine and two cylinders, that would be 270 rpm. What a lovely sound!

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