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Gerald Pierce13/04/2019 18:02:47
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I have a Maximat 7, Emco FB-2 milling and drilling combination machine, and a Cowells lathe. The Maximat and FB-2 were purchased new, still run good after many years of use. The Cowells is 20 years old.

I made several Stuart stationary engines, a duplex pump and a boiler. Worked on two 3 1/2 grade locomotives.

Currently retired. Now into garden trains.

I previously subscribed to Model Engineer for many years.

Gerald Pierce

Chris Evans 613/04/2019 22:01:28
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Welcome along Gerald. We have a good few contributors from across the pond, enjoy the forum.

Brian H13/04/2019 22:13:42
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Hello Gerald and welcome to the forum, it's a great place to be.

David George 114/04/2019 06:54:45
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Hi Gerald welcome to the forum how a out a few pictures of your work.

David

Gerald Pierce14/04/2019 14:55:35
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Hello David,

I made the Stuart No. 9 engine.
 
The video starts with two photos showing the set up to for boring the bedplate on the FB-2 mill. The third photo is boring the cylinder on Maximat 7 using the Arrand between centres boring bar. Then I have a photo of the finished bedplate and cylinder.
 
The finished engine is shown running on compressed air.
 
 

 

Edited By Gerald Pierce on 14/04/2019 15:07:20

Edited By Gerald Pierce on 14/04/2019 15:13:06

David George 116/04/2019 06:49:49
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Hi Gerald nice work, thanks.

David

Steve King 516/04/2019 08:29:34
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Welcome Gerald

I had the emcomat 7. It was my first lathe I sold it because I thought I needed I bigger lathe. Really wish I kept it.

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