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Model Engineer 4561
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In the Latest Issue of Model Engineer

In Issue 4561 - IN THE SHOPS NOW!

In this issue ...

We look closely at a rather nice Burrell traction engine completed by two friends who had little experience of steam engineering; their work is featured on the cover this time.
Tony Bird came by a rather unloved, old engine of dubious origin, in bits and unkempt. He put his mind to its restoration and explains how he brought it back to life.
Patrick Hendra doesn’t much care for sailing boats but he likes to see a boat under power. He gives a simple solution to the problem of ‘torque reaction’.
Peter King tells an amusing tale of becoming accepted into the farming community in New Zealand, by means of offering engineering services!
Locomotive construction is featured in the second part of Jean Louis Figureau’s description of his Washington locomotive, Terence Holland’s continuing rebuild of the Barclay Well Tanks of the early 20th Century and Neil Wyatt’s very attractive battery electric locomotive, Southam.
Mick Knights was inspired to have a go at building an extension for his home workshop and guides anyone who may have similar desires.
Wolfgang Tepper continues his construction of the very neat little desk-top engine, Puffie as he gets to the piston and rod.
We review a new DVD from the Steam Plough Club and a new series of digital books from Camden that may surprise and delight you.… !

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PROTOTYPE TOOLING MANUFACTURE Few articles raised as much interest as Richard Smith’s tooling system introduced in MEW 248. As promised, he returns with details of the making of the main toolholder types.

MAKING THE MOST OF AN OLD CHUCK What do you do with a clapped-out chuck? Eric Clarke shows you how to recycle it as a flexible DTI holder.

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ONE MAN AND HIS LATHE We take a trip Down Under to meet Brett Meacle and his AL150, a Taiwanese lathe which may be familiar to reader’s under other names.

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A TALE OF TWO SCREENS Bob Reeve returns with another tale of his adventures in the land of Computer Aided Design.

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