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  1. rweber

    Exhibition "

    Dear engine enthusiasts, I am pleased to inform you that on October 13th, 2024 the exhibition “Modellmotore und Dampfmaschinen" (Model- and Steam Engines) will take place again at the "Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleißheim". We are expecting numerous exhibitors again. Further information and...

    For Sale PSE - Polish Steam Engines - for sale

    Dear forum members, we are a small manufacturer of models from eastern Poland. You can find more about us in another topic on our forum. I would like to offer you our models of steam engines. As you can see, we have quite a wide offer. We produce 6 different types of engines and additionally...
  3. Original article for the 10cc four stroke engine

    Original article for the 10cc four stroke engine

    Popular Science article from 1946 for a 1" bore four stroke model boat engine.
  4. 1936 Midget four stroke engine

    1936 Midget four stroke engine

    Built from 1936 Popular Mechanics magazine plans. First article shows the patterns in order to make castings in Iron, aluminum and bronze. The next month article shows machining the castings. I posted a video on YouTube of it running.
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    My build of the 1946 Elmer Wall engine published in Popular Science magazine
  6. M

    Owen Mate engine kit for sale

    I’ve got a complete kit of materials and plans to sell. I bought many years ago but am more into live steam than MICE, so I would like to sell this to someone who can appreciate it. Asking $150 with free shipping to any of the lower 48 states. The set includes the special extrusion made by...
  7. K

    British Model Engineering Magazines looking for a good home

    These are Model Engineer; Engineering in Miniature (now out of print); Model Engineers Workshop & Australian Model Engineering which total over 100. They are in good condition with many in date sequence. I believe are a "treasure trove" and need to go to a good home. You would need to...
  8. C

    Vega Twin completed and running

    I have completed my version of the Vega Twin aero engine. The link below takes you to a video of the completed engine and shows it running. I had no problems in machining the parts and starting the engine. However, I think that some design features can be improved upon and so also some...