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Kevin Bennett28/09/2020 16:38:59
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Hi All i am looking for the next project a Traction engine max length 24" and casting availability looked at the Minnie & the Allchin any more to look at advice please

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JasonB28/09/2020 16:54:15
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I think that is about it as far as reliable supply of castings go, next up would be the 2" Gold Medal Burrell Tractor at 28" long. The Ruston Proctor SD Light comes out about 24" but supply may be problematic.

Dave Wootton28/09/2020 17:04:02
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I have a friend building one of the M J engineering designs, the 2" scale fowler A7, and the quality of the castings is really good, makes me quite envious. The Fowler may be a bit big, but the Gold Medal Burrel is a lovely design, and I'm sure the castings would be of the same quality, definitely a factor to be taken into consideration.

Dave

JasonB28/09/2020 17:22:49
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I did not have any quality problems with the castings for my Fowler from MJ but it is quite a bit bigger. This is mine with the showman's version of the GMT behind

Kevin Bennett29/09/2020 09:13:33
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Thanks Jason & Dave for the info it has made me think about the size.

Thanks Kevin

roy entwistle29/09/2020 17:57:23
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Kevin Have you looked at Simplicity. I think it was a  Wallis and Stevens

Roy

Edited By roy entwistle on 29/09/2020 18:02:19

JasonB29/09/2020 18:33:18
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At 34" the simplicity may be a bit larger than you were looking for.

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