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Thread: Adjustable angle plate
27/10/2020 17:38:06

I like the idea of using two 90degree angle plates bolted together, this would give probably an unlimited combination of angles, also would be more rigid and not inclined to move during machining operations.

26/10/2020 17:43:55

Does anyone know of a supplier of a good quality (not imported) adjustable angle plate, about 6" x 4" ish, for use on a Tom Senior mill,

All I can seem to find are imported ones of varying quality,

Thread: Klopp 34" shaper
22/09/2020 17:05:59

Just seen this on Ebay , someone could use it to make a Stuart 10 v , or perhaps a clock ? Ebay No. 274503558767

Thread: Steam engines for sale website
10/09/2020 18:06:58

Does the "Steam engines for sale" website still exist ?

It had models, parts , castings, tools etc,

It seems to have disappeared.

Thread: R&B gas engine
09/09/2020 15:03:15

Can anyone give me the overall dimentions of the R&B gas engine ? length , width etc, Has anyone built it with twin 12" flywheels , what about making it hopper cooled ?


Thread: College Engineering Supplies rotary table
08/05/2020 12:51:02
Posted by Alain Foote on 07/05/2020 20:45:32:

I built one years ago, I don’t recall any particular issues, I can post some pictures of it if you want.

Hello Alain, It would be nice to see some pictures of the rotary table you made,


07/05/2020 18:26:33

Has anyone made the College engineering supplies 6" rotary table ?

I understand these castings are no longer available, but I have a set and would like to get started on it,

Any problems ? how did you get on with it ?


28/04/2020 17:42:47


09/11/2019 15:24:44

Has anyone made a sine bar ? or even a sine table ?


Thread: Heinrici engine
14/10/2019 11:27:55

Any comments ?

12/10/2019 15:52:34

Here's a question for the Stirling engine experts out there,.............Will a stirling engine "scale up" ?

I've just built the engine in this thread, it has 7" flywheels, I have in stock a couple of 14" flywheels and would like to build another engine twice the size ,

My question is will it scale up and run the same as the smaller one, with a larger burner of course.


23/09/2019 18:34:26

I've just built this Stirling hot air engine , based on the Heinrici engine, all fabricated except the flywheels,

7" wheels, 21" to top of wheels, coke can for size comparison, heat is a small Primus 8842 propane burner,

Runs lovely, water cooled cold end is aluminium, hot end is brass with copper end,

Has been a nice project.






Thread: Album pictures
23/09/2019 17:38:31

How can I rotate pictures that are in my albums ?

Thread: Southworth engines / pumps
23/08/2019 14:56:31

Ordered a set of castings from Blackgates yesterday for the 12" vertical boiler feed pump...................

Arrived today ! ................ safe and sound................within 24 hours of ordering......................

That's what I call service !

Nice people to deal with as well .

Very impressed !!!


19/08/2019 17:53:53

Does anyone know if Southworth engine and feed pump castings are still in business ?

I'm interested in the 12" vertical feed pump if anyone has got a set of castings that are unwanted.



Thread: Large scale hit and miss engine castings
18/06/2019 10:52:03
Posted by JasonB on 17/06/2019 18:35:02:

Scale is relative, do you want a large scale of a low horse power engine or large scale of a large HP engine.

1/3rd Scale of the 5HP Galloway is a good size and a nice build and available from Minicastings or Forrest Classics do them here hasa flywheels of 10.5" Doug at Minicastings also has a few others that are not listed such as the ball Hopper Monitor that was previously sold by Lone Star.


Perkins is not a bad size and quite reasonably priced, Redwing a bit smaller and a bit more costly. R&V have become hard to get but both their engines are a good size. Star and Swan are also a food size. Then there is the Economy from Engineers Emporium which is a good size, they also have the slightly smaller Senior and a "banford" Tulip style engine

Antique Engines has a list of suppliers though a few are out of date or no longer in production

Anson Engine Museum may have one of Alyn Foundry's 1/2 scale gardeners and Graham Corry may have something stashed away, I have had 3 engines from him in the last 18months all 9-10" flywheels.

Edited By JasonB on 17/06/2019 18:36:33

Edited By JasonB on 17/06/2019 18:43:37




                    Who's the geezer in the picture ??

Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 18/06/2019 10:53:18

18/06/2019 10:02:17

I've just finished an Alyn foundry Gardner, and I've got a set of castings in stock for their Robinson 1/2 size "X" type gas engine but I fancied something larger,

The 1/3 size "Galloway" looks favorite at the moment.


17/06/2019 18:25:38

Does any know of a supplier of any castings for a larger scale hit and miss I/C engine ?

I have tried to contact cooper tool and machine co in Alabama USA, who sold castings for a large ish "Gray" hit and miss engine, but my e-mail is returned as unknown,

possibly they are now out of business ,

Are there any others ?


03/05/2019 14:55:36

I've been given a rohm " Supra " drill chuck, 1-13mm keyless, with a 2 morse taper arbor, does anyone know where I can get spare parts for it, service kit, new jaws etc ?


Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 03/05/2019 15:01:34

Thread: Which scale to build
30/04/2019 17:39:10

Hello Lee,

I totally agree with the view " build as large as you can", but don't be under any illusion, large models can cost a lot of money to build, castings, boiler, boiler fittings, rubber tyres , also tools etc that you havn't already got,

Also large models need large machine tools to build them,

I built the 6" Burrell in the picture, It took me 7 years and was a hell of a lot of work, but all worth it when finished,

I cut the straight gears, the largest was 21", the flywheel was 25" , the final drive gear and winch drum probably weighed around 300 Lb before any machining was done,

The castings were from EKP Supplies in Devon, They do a 6" an 8" and I think some 3" scales as well, have a look at their website.

Any help I can give you, please send me a private message, I am in Bucks,

Good luck with whatever you decide to build,






Edited By RICHARD GREEN 2 on 30/04/2019 17:41:00

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