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    • CommentAuthorgbritnell
    • CommentTimeOct 5th 2011
    Well winter is fast approaching for us in the northern part of the U.S. and that means some of us will have more time to spend in our shops. I for one had a couple of projects in mind and settled on one that I had been thinking about for some time.
    I have a very old set of drawings for the Morton M-5 radial engine. I had gone to an old farm show many years ago and an older gentleman who had been looking at my display asked if I might be interested in them. "Of course I said." Like many of us I put them into my 'box' of drawings with the idea of maybe getting to them some day. Well some day has arrived.
    Having read about other radial engines out there I wanted to incorporate some of their better features into the Morton, like an oiling system, screw on heads, roller lifters and such. I am keeping the same basic dimensions, bore .625, stroke .600 but making my own set of drawings to use the new features. I have 5 sheets completed as of this writing and will probably need about 5 more detail the remaining features. I should have them done by the end of the month and will start making chips around the 1st of November.
    I will keep everyone informed of my progress.
    Sounds like a great project gbritnell. I know Bruce Satra has made several improvments on the Morten, you could check out his modifications as well. I think he also offers castings, you probably know all this. Best of luck, looking forward for the in progress pictures

    • CommentAuthordavid
    • CommentTimeOct 8th 2011
    We have plenty of gallery space for photos and videos and would like to document your build
    David Kerzel