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The Two-Can Stirling engine (preview)

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Ok Makers, here’s a excerpt from MAKE 07 – The Two-Can Stirling Engine by William Gurstelle. The Stirling engine has long captivated inventors and dreamers. Here are complete plans for building and operating a two-cylinder model that runs on almost any high-temperature heat source. Page 90 – Link (PDF).

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10 thoughts on “The Two-Can Stirling engine (preview)

  1. Love Stirling engines, would be interested to know how well this would would perform in reverse, applying an electric motor, would it produce much cooling?

  2. This would be a cool project to make. However, the PDF only goes to page 93, while the instructions begin on page 94.

  3. Oh, I gotcha. Should have read it as:
    Ok Makers, here’s a excerpt from MAKE 07 – The Two-Can Stirling Engine by William Gurstelle. The Stirling engine has long captivated inventors and dreamers. Here are complete plans for building and operating a two-cylinder model that runs on almost any high-temperature heat source.

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