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Model Engineer 4548
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We start a new series this issue; Rodney S. Oldfield’s scaled-up and much modified version of a V4 steam engine, first designed by Bob Middleton from an original concept by Jan Gunnarssson. Rodney provides drawings and instruction and the beauty of this little engine is that it can be adapted and embellished.
Harprit Sandhu also gives a step by step instruction on making a mini vice for a QCTP and Chris Walter continues his construction series as he looks at the lubricator on Mariner, the freelance marine engine.
George Punter provides further drawings to enable us to make the Saunderson & Mills tractor engine and Chris Gunn continues to describe his 6 inch Garrett tractor, turning his attention to the tender.
We review the Silver and Boronze Medal winners at this year’s MEX and enjoy a day out at a model engineer’s day at Forncett St. Mary.
James Wells muses over the work of Sir Harry Ricardo and his little known work with steam engines and Ron Wright continues with his fascinating explanation of the epicyclic gear train. All this and more…!

An unmissable read as always.


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This month’s Model Engineers’ Workshop features two fascinating Arduino microcontroller projects as well as more traditional fare, including new metric drawings for the Eureka cutter relieving device.

AN ARDUINO IN MY TOOLBOX Silly Old Duffer uses a microcontroller to make and engine indicator.

AN ARDUINO CONTROLLED INDEXER In this months second microcontroller feature, Carl Wilson describes how he automated his rotary table.

CONVERTING A GASLESS MIG WELDER Mike Cox make a comprehensive upgrade to his no-gas MIG

A MINIATURE BELT SANDER FOR YOUR LATHE The next instalment of this great step-by step build from Mogens Kilde.

MODIFICATIONS TO A MYFORD 7 SERIES LATHE Inchanga makes some improvements to the tailstock clamping arrangements.

INDEX FOR ISSUES 237 TO 248 Barry Chamberlain has prepared the index for these twelve issues.

A SIMPLE TAILSTOCK DEPTH READOUT Paul Tiney takes a humorous look at a very practical addition to any lathe.

GEARCUTTER Alan Aldridge concludes the description of his gear making machine with some tips on making cutters.

EUREKA! To accompany the final part of Gearcutter we bring you Alan’s metric update of drawings for the Eureka backing off device

BENDING ROLLS BASED ON THE G.H. THOMAS DESIGN Howard Lewis builds a classic design with a few modifications to suit his needs.


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