master rod

master rod

master rod
master rod
The only rod in a reciprocating radial engine that connects a piston directly into a crankshaft.
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The B-probe can measure assembled wristpin and connecting rod bearing clearances through the spark plug or fuel injector opening; link rod pin and master rod clearances can be measured on articulated units.
I took the rod and the guides to Roy McFarland, master rod builder and proprietor of Treasure Coast Rod and Reel, in Jensen Beach.
The classes (5-6 hours) will be taught by master rod builder Ray Cote.
This argues for two-cycle, which the Zoche engine is, and its unique radial design that employs a single-piece crankshaft with identical connecting rods, but no master rod as found in typical gasoline radials.
The maintenance folks took the engine apart and found that all articulating rods and the master rod were sheared from the crankshaft.
Pictured checking over the questions with quiz master Rod Taylor (left) are Colne Valley Lions president Susan Daker (centre) and Huddersfield president Martin Richardson.
The B-probe can measure assembled wristpin and connecting rod-bearing clearances through the spark plug or fuel injector opening; link rod pin and master rod clearances can be measured on articulated units.