we only put distilled water in our boilers and sewing machine oil is good for lubricating moving parts including cylinder bores until you have some steam oil.
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last june a friend purchased this from ebay
he didnt know what it was but i recognised it as what was left of the largest of the hobbies engines of the 1930's made by the mamod company he had been very luck to pick it up for £100 he asked me if it was possible that i cold repair it and i...
i have just joined you today after coming across this forum whilst searching google for information on the 3/4 inch case tractor. Collecting old toy steam engines is my hobby i have about 100
several awaiting restoration some already restored. i started with just basic clean and polishing...