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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:12 pm    Post subject: Let's Nuke'm Reply with quote

Just got this gem. Anyone else have one. If so let's see 'em. :







small dent...

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:22 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Are other atomics allowed here?

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:56 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sadly l do not own an atomic but l do appreciate you sharing pictures of yours
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Bring it on Nick. Looked like a good Christmas.
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Nice    
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:12 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I like that - both of them

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ironhorse57 wrote:
I like that - both of them

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I think the Wilescos are a lot better looking, followed by the Linemar
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yeah.....but yours looks industrial strength Nick. It's very nice.
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Looks great Doug, grats on getting it.  
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:01 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I believe in the fifties they were sold off cheaply by Wilesco because people thought you could get radiation contamination off them and wouldn't buy them....
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks Lenn. Just soaking the boiler in water/vinegar. Heard some things rattling around inside. Should be running by tomorrow.

Hmmm.maybe that's why the postal van was glowing Allan.  
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I don't know if this one is specifically supposed to represent an Atomic Steam Plant or not, but it certainly has that flavor, and is a great little steam plant besides!

Here then is the Swedish "John Ericsson" engine:


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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I forgot about that one Daniel! Thanks for posting it!
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PostPosted: Fri Mar 03, 2017 11:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Daniel...that is VERY nuclear and fantastic looking. Is there a vid?
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My Linemar Atomic Reactor.


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