Discussion in 'Hobbies' started by Hayleylulu, Feb 25, 2009.
this ones all done up and runing
Looks like a Mamod, I had one like that as a kid.. it had a long handle on the front roller to steer it as you walked along with it .. you can see where it should attach .. :thumb:
spot on jim it is a mamod sr1a this may of been ures then :thumb:
Wish I had it back
Where do you find the old ones.. boot fares, junk shops, internet ?
Looks like a hobby I would thoroughly enjoy :Cool:
Who remembers Gamages in London? they used to sell all this type of stuff mail order and from their shop.
Bought a Stuart Turner double 10 upright steam engine un-machined kit from them in about 1964, and built it at school in metalwork lessons, broke a leg off while machining it but managed to braze it back together.
Can you still get these?They used to have meths burners but I seem to remember they went over to solid fuel in the interests of safety.?
Has a few as a kid....Wish I'd kept them all.
That methylated spirits was a bit dodgy though.....:Rofl1:
Who had the Jetex motors too.? Looks like you can still get them. Jetex UK "Boys" and their toys eh!!!
Does it still work Olley?:thumb:
this one i got of ebay only £28 :thumb:
Bargain...They very often fetch a lot more.Do you have the drive Spring/belt?
yes have the belt the only thing missing wos the burner put have got one of ebay
I see they do sell them separately on there.:thumb: