First steam engine buy in well over a year, Mamod SL1

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magpie38
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14 Feb 2018, 14:13 #11

Centrifugal Governor wrote: Nice one, Mick. Aside from the missing buffers, looks to be a very nice example indeed. Well done on bagging another bargain.ย 
many thanks, its missing an sv too but l have a spare one in my bits box
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dampfmaschinenjoe 1967
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14 Feb 2018, 19:57 #12

Sometimes you Need all the luck and youยดve got all the luck to get a new locomotive . I have no buffers for you to offer but this engine seems to be worth the effort it takes to hunt down new buffers and a new buffer beam . I hope the engine will runs as ggod as it will look like after a bit of TLC. Mick

cheers Joe
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Ben
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14 Feb 2018, 22:57 #13

Looks well Mick, good price too! You haven't bought a Mamod in a while, I used to remember all your great bargain-sleuthing posts here ๐Ÿ˜‰

I have a quick question. I also got a bargain SL1 just before christmas locally, but just has a kind of double-nut with a groove for a wee metal circlip whichbis still there... am I just missing the brass dome, or is some bodgery afoot? ๐Ÿค”

EDIT: I knew it was needing repairs and I'm happy to hunt for and buy accessories, but upon lifting it of the shelf, its missing the back panel with the portholes from the cab- bugger ๐Ÿ˜…

It really is going to look like the Scottish Scrapyards own railway allright ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜…
All the best,

{ Ben }



โ— Looking for a flat roof canopy for a Mamod TE1 N&B - Cash waiting :) โ—

โ™  R.I.P Lemmy, Phil & Eddie โ™ 
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magpie38
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15 Feb 2018, 09:46 #14

Ben wrote: Looks well Mick, good price too! You haven't bought a Mamod in a while, I used to remember all your great bargain-sleuthing posts here ๐Ÿ˜‰

I have a quick question. I also got a bargain SL1 just before christmas locally, but just has a kind of double-nut with a groove for a wee metal circlip whichbis still there... am I just missing the brass dome, or is some bodgery afoot? ๐Ÿค”

EDIT: I knew it was needing repairs and I'm happy to hunt for and buy accessories, but upon lifting it of the shelf, its missing the back panel with the portholes from the cab- bugger ๐Ÿ˜…

It really is going to look like the Scottish Scrapyards own railway allright ๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿ˜…
Many thanks Ben it arrived this morning, it looks fine but needs a clean and a lubrication beforeย  run, plan to add some Roy Wood models, coal scuttles and water tank covers
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Jon Cameron
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Joined: 25 Aug 2015, 14:35

15 Feb 2018, 12:11 #15

What are the exact parts your missing Mick and ill try have a look tonight in the bits box. X2 buffers and screws, safety valve (which you said you have) what else?
Jon

Now can someone tell me how to get a myford to regrow metal :)

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Ben
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15 Feb 2018, 20:31 #16

Sounds good Mick โ˜บ๐Ÿ‘

I'll keep an eye on this thread for inspiration for when the SL1 gets to the head of my long que of restos ๐Ÿ˜…
All the best,

{ Ben }



โ— Looking for a flat roof canopy for a Mamod TE1 N&B - Cash waiting :) โ—

โ™  R.I.P Lemmy, Phil & Eddie โ™ 
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