New steam engine. - RC Groups
Shop our Airplanes Products Drone Products Sales
Thread Tools
Sep 11, 2012, 12:08 AM
Grumpa Tom
Kmot's Avatar
New Product

New steam engine.


They're talking about it on the Mamod forum but it has not been mentioned here yet:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251127459986...ht_7640wt_1163
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Sep 11, 2012, 12:49 AM
Taking care of the pond.
MILLERTIME's Avatar
Nice find.
Sep 11, 2012, 07:50 AM
Registered User

New Engine


[QUOTE=Kmot;22699603]They're talking about it on the Mamod forum but it has not been mentioned here yet:]

As I mentioned there, I have one, very quick delivery, and runs well.

It may need a small bit of fettling like any new engine.

Similar to other oscillators it loves steam and will need at least
a 3" boiler to keep it happy.

A V twin, double acting, capacity of 4.25cc. Has forward & reverse
and throttling action. Quite hefty at 380 grams with all that brass.

I would guess that it will run a 3 blade 65mm diam prop.

quote from the other forum "

a design by Peter Arnot and was described in a series called
Starting in Steam and published in the magazine 'Model Boats' in 1988"

Alex
Sep 11, 2012, 08:32 AM
Registered User
Ed Crowell's Avatar
Tom,

Is there one on the way to your house?

Ed
Sep 11, 2012, 12:39 PM
Grumpa Tom
Kmot's Avatar
Haha, no Ed. Not yet.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Discussion Steam engine manufacturer - India sandy1001 Steam Boats 4 Jul 22, 2012 07:24 PM
Discussion V8 steam engine for live steam crackerbox prallplatte Steam Boats 6 Sep 06, 2011 01:47 PM
Wanted Looking for and Steam Launch kit and Steam Engine *** Joe Pierson Boats (FS/W) 7 Aug 18, 2011 03:01 PM
New Product New R/C marine steam engine from PM misfitsailor Scale Boats 60 Feb 24, 2009 12:38 PM