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Postby lrlandreth » Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:50 pm

I recently inherited an murphys motors engine,I wonder if anyone has
heard of this engine? I also wonder about lubricating the moving parts
some places have holes to put oil in but the piston has no place to
oil I put some in the cylinder is this ok? I don't want to damage by
oiling or not oiling
Thanks for any responses
Lenard Landreth
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murphys motors engine

Postby stan.hornbaker » Wed Jun 24, 2009 6:47 pm

Is this an externally heated Stirling or Hot Air engine of some kind?

Or is it an internal combustion engine? Googling for "Murphy Motors" seems to be concerned with such types!

Can you furnish us with a more detailed description?
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Postby lrlandreth » Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:05 pm

I got word yesterday that some documentation had been found and is being forewarded to me perhaps it will answer some of my questions
thanks for your responses Lenard p.s. itis an externaly heated egine I have used food warming fuel
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Postby stan.hornbaker » Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:49 pm

My guess based on the above information that it is similar to the Stirling1 shown on the following webpage.

http://www.bullnet.co.uk/shops/test/stirling_engines.htm

The original Stirling1 was made and sold from Phoenix AZ.
Your engine is most likely a valuable antique. Enjoy!
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