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#1 MR Simplicity 6111 OFFLINE  

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Posted October 09, 2012 - 01:21 PM

Attached File  gt talk mamod trimmed.wmv   71.59MB   21 downloadsIMG_1806.JPG This is my 1970's Mamod TE1A. It is a very simple steam engine with a oscillating, single acting piston, a safety valve and solid fuel burner. It is not very powerful but is good fun to fire up.I bought it for £30 to restore and spent another £30 on parts. Sorry the camera on the video makes me sound like a 5yr old!

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Posted October 09, 2012 - 04:23 PM

Cool machine. Kind of hard to judge the size from the pic.
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Posted October 09, 2012 - 04:41 PM

Cool machine. Kind of hard to judge the size from the pic.


I am thinking those are finishing nails behind it so it is fairly small. Really cool though.
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Posted October 09, 2012 - 08:01 PM

Nice model , I always enjoy looking at the when there displayed at the tractors shows ,do you collect them? Al
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Posted October 09, 2012 - 08:58 PM

That is a really cool little machine there!!
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Posted October 10, 2012 - 01:18 AM

Cool machine. Kind of hard to judge the size from the pic.


Thanks, It's roughly 9 inches long but it is without the coal scuttle in the picture so that would add on another 1-2 inches.

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Posted October 10, 2012 - 01:19 AM

Nice model , I always enjoy looking at the when there displayed at the tractors shows ,do you collect them? Al


Thanks, i don't collect them but i do intend in getting a few more possibly.

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Posted October 12, 2012 - 03:34 PM

Did'nt I see a mini-lathe and milling machine in your shop? There is a site dedicated to miniature engines including steam(I'll try to find a link).
If I had the Equipment I would give that a go!! It would seem like an interesting way to pass the cold winter months when getting outside is not so much fun.

Here's one site I was thinking of http://www.homemodel...emachinist.com/

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Posted October 12, 2012 - 04:13 PM

Nice little engine!
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Posted October 13, 2012 - 03:01 AM

Did'nt I see a mini-lathe and milling machine in your shop? There is a site dedicated to miniature engines including steam(I'll try to find a link).
If I had the Equipment I would give that a go!! It would seem like an interesting way to pass the cold winter months when getting outside is not so much fun.

Here's one site I was thinking of http://www.homemodel...emachinist.com/


Yes, i do have those machines, i use it for machining up stationary steam engines, Thanks.

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Posted October 13, 2012 - 12:52 PM

Yes, i do have those machines, i use it for machining up stationary steam engines, Thanks.

Oh well then you are way ahead of me on that!
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