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Simon Wood 118/08/2020 21:21:42
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Hi Folk.....Picked this up locally today and wuold lke to restore it. Proplem is I have no idea of model or manufacturer so that I can search for parts and info. Any ides from you peeps would be greatly appreciated

Jeff Dayman18/08/2020 23:09:02
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I don't ever recall coming across one just like yours Simon, sorry. Are the wheels and chimney a heavy cast non ferrous white metal alloy, or are they iron? The firebox cover and its holes look Mamod-like, but the motion work and other aspects are not familiar. Is there a burner tray or a solid iron bar to be heated for firing? Thanks for sharing the pics, enjoyed seeing it.

bsp19/08/2020 08:15:07
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From the book by Kenneth Wells specifically designed for school metalwork classes,

Wheels and smokebox are aluminium castings.

PM me for full details.

Edited By bsp on 19/08/2020 08:16:49

Simon Wood 119/08/2020 09:35:39
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Thank you so much for that info.....That has now led me to a Kenneth Wells website with lots of photos and instructions for restoration. Now I just need to locates some bits for it and start stripping it down. Thank you once again

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