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found a very old D8
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What do YOU think of Wilesco D5s?
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What do YOU think of Wilesco D5s?
Jim wrote:
Tulipone wrote:
The Wilesco D5 is a good starter engine that will get you.....



.... on the slippery slope of steamitis.


From which there is no return.

The wilesco oscillators are superb engines and well worth the money.
Engine of the month - Poll for June 2017 - Open theme
Some very serious eye candy.  The home builds are all exceptional but the whim gets my vote.
TS Modelldampfmaschine anyone?
I just came across TS Modelldampfmaschinen, has anyone ever heard of them? Are their engines any good? Do they use cast iron cylinders?

I was looking at their Goodfellow and engine, it is nothing short of spectacular (I.M.O. that is)

http://www.ts-modelldampfmaschine...uemart&vmcchk=1&Itemid=82

[img:d538c05838]http://www.ts-modelldampfmaschinen.de/components/c ...
Howdy from Texas
Welcome to the forum Thomas from the South Coast of New South Wales Australia

The Lathe, Mill & General Tool Talk Thread
Thanks for the replies guys to my questions and thanks Thomas.
Maurices models
Beautifully made modifications and crafted vans.
You can certainly be very proud of that.
Thanks for showing the pfoto's.
Chickentown (Somerset, PA) 2017 Steam how
This is a little show nearby our home, and this year it was even smaller, due to large amounts of rain the night before and also just as the show was about to start.  However, there are always a few nice scale traction engines on display and running around the grounds.

TSB link
My link to the toy steam bible is not working.
Could someone send me one that does
Many thanks
Going at it headfirst - purchased my first live steamer!
When I fitted radio control to my Telford last year I placed the receiver and battery in the tender, using bits and pieces I had in my spares box. This included a very small rechargeable battery pack which kept the weight down but gave me a less than 10 minutes reliable power for the radio control receiver. Recently I replaced the battery with a much larger one for a longer run time. The tender now weighed over 1 kg as I also used real coal for added realism. Unfortunately this extra weight plus ...
found a very old D8
This D8 is one out of the first series. The boiler, the piping and the cylinder are made out of brass without nickel-plating. And of course on the base with the round shaped side walls.



The best about this maschine: it came with the original burner. The burner of this very old Wilescos differs from ...
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