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This time we look at the inner and outer domes for a 5 inch gauge GWR pannier tank, a displacement lubricator for a Southern Q1 locomotive and a cylinder for a Murdock oscillating engine.
Geoff Spedding machines the cylinder for his Murdock oscillating engine.
Terence Holland takes a break from building his Barclay well tanks to take a look at the role these engines, and narrow gauge railways generally, played in the First World War.
Les Phillips describes the useful depth stop he made and fitted to his Myford 7 lathe.
Rodney Oldfield nears the end of the construction of his Middleton double beam engine with the completion of the valve gear and the crosshead slides.
Mark Smithers witnesses the restoration of a Baldwin ‘10-12-D’ narrow gauge locomotive and suggests it would be a fine model to build in miniature.
Chirs Gunn continues to add the details to his 6 inch Garrett tractor with the making of the belly tank fairleads.
Nick Feast makes a displacement lubricator for his 3½ inch gauge Southern Q1 locomotive.
John Arrowsmith continues his tour of the clubs with a visit to the newly relaid track of the Cardiff Model Engineering Society.
Doug Hewson describes the inner and outer domes for his 5 inch gauge GWR pannier tank.
Martin Gearing finds a reliable and simple way of tempering the tools he needs for gear cutting
and Neil Wyatt makes some aesthetically pleasing plinths for stationery engines.
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PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health situation, the Competition had to be cancelled for 2020 as it was sadly not possible for the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition (due to have been held from 8th - 10th May at Doncaster) to go ahead as planned .
The 'benchmark' Model Engineer Competition featured, for the first time, at the National Model Engineering Exhibition held at Doncaster in April 2019. Just as in previous competitions, Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals were awarded, as were certificates for Very Highly Commended, Highly Commended and Commended entries. A selection of the usual trophies were also awarded.
The re-establishment of the competition is good news for Model Engineer, for the hobby and for the Doncaster show, so ...
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