I ordered plans for this little Rudy Kouhoupt engine out of Home Shop Machinist
magazine.  This was the first  engine I ever bought real plans for, and I had built a
couple of other engines before I got to Rudy's engine.  If you're a home shop
machining virgin, this is a good engine to start out with.  If you've done much building,
it may seem a little dull, though.  That's not to say it's not a great little engine.  It is.
But, if you've been doing this kind of stuff for a while already, you should check out
some of Rudy's other designs.  He was a prolific builder, along with being a fine
instructional writer. 

Anyway, here it is.  It runs great, and was once nice and shiny.  This one has
been run a lot, and is close to a decade old now, with all the nicks and knocks
that brings.  Still runs as good as ever.

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