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Model Engineer 4635
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In the Current Issue of Model Engineer

In Issue 4635 - IN THE SHOPS NOW

In this issue ...

Alan Pickering demonstrates the value of a well-stocked scrap box as he rummages through his own and emerges with the material required to build an inverted Ross Yoke Stirling engine.

John Olsen makes a steel boiler, of the Yarrow type, for his full-size steam launch.
Martin Ranson concludes the construction of his pair of 32mm ‘pepperpot’ locomotives and offers some tips on steaming them.
Ian Couchman adds the cladding to his redesigned boiler feed pump and then subjects it to a rigorous performance test.
Jeremy Buck builds a new corridor tender for his 5 inch gauge A4 locomotive.
Hotspur completes the well tank for his 5 inch gauge Beattie 2-4-0 locomotive.
Peter Kenington adds a versatile power supply to his steam raising blower.
Ron Fitzgerald takes a look at the technical development of the Newcomen engine, in particular improvements to the steam admission valve and valve gear.
Ray Griffin offers a novel technique for boring eccentrics.
Brian Baker makes a set of olives to go with the union nuts he made last time.
Roger Backhouse visits the Brass, Steel and Fire exhibition at the National Railway Museum, York, before its move to the Science Museum, London.
David Haythornthwaite makes the steam chest and cover for his 1 inch scale Model Engineer beam engine.
Alan Pickering dives into his box of odds’n’ends and surfaces with an inverted Ross Yoke Stirling engine.

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CANCELLED  -   The MODEL ENGINEER COMPETITION 2020
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health situation, the Competition has been cancelled for 2020 as it is sadly not possible for the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition (due to be 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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