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Freespawn
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Joined: May 25th, 2010, 9:37 pm

January 8th, 2018, 5:35 pm #11

Welcome :)
The engine looks familiar the safety valve looks fleischmann might be one of the similar German engines from the 50’s
Looks East German
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eriks
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Joined: January 1st, 2018, 8:33 am

January 9th, 2018, 8:23 am #12

Freespawn wrote: Welcome :)
The engine looks familiar the safety valve looks fleischmann might be one of the similar German engines from the 50’s
Looks East German
Hi Dan,

Interesting observation about the safety valve. Here's a close up of the valve and filler cap. As both have the same styling I've always assumed they are original. The other thing I just noticed with this photo is that I've still got an old fibre washer under the O-ring. Maybe I need to wear my glasses more often!

Cheers,
Eriks

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martstb
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Joined: October 9th, 2014, 4:27 pm

January 9th, 2018, 1:11 pm #13

hi and welcome from, glad you like the Bowmans they are a bit special
and as you say mesmerising
Martin

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Freespawn
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Joined: May 25th, 2010, 9:37 pm

January 9th, 2018, 4:24 pm #14

eriks wrote:
Freespawn wrote: Welcome :)
The engine looks familiar the safety valve looks fleischmann might be one of the similar German engines from the 50’s
Looks East German
Hi Dan,

Interesting observation about the safety valve. Here's a close up of the valve and filler cap. As both have the same styling I've always assumed they are original. The other thing I just noticed with this photo is that I've still got an old fibre washer under the O-ring. Maybe I need to wear my glasses more often!

Cheers,
Eriks

safety valve.jpg
Hmm 🤔 do you have a pic of the front of the engine ?
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Nick
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Joined: December 15th, 2007, 5:40 pm

January 9th, 2018, 4:43 pm #15

Welcome from Minnesota!
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Wallace
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Joined: July 19th, 2006, 10:58 am

January 10th, 2018, 6:56 am #16

Hi there. Sorry I can't help with ID but a big welcome to the forum (from another Aussie member)
Andrew
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eriks
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January 10th, 2018, 7:46 am #17

Freespawn wrote:
Hmm 🤔 do you have a pic of the front of the engine ?
Hi Dan,

I have a few more pictures in another discussion in the technical section:
viewtopic.php?f=7&t=99441&p=1403926#p1403926

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Eriks
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eriks
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January 10th, 2018, 7:54 am #18

Thanks everyone for all the warm welcomes. 

Cheers,
Eriks
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Strathlea
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Joined: January 15th, 2018, 4:12 am

January 16th, 2018, 11:51 am #19

Greetings every one'
My interest in Mamods is only recent, since buying a wreck of a minor and
badly cared for minor 2 engine on eBay.  Being retired from work and an
engineering background I have found a challenge in obtaining parts and
information in my home city of Hobart, Tasmania. Still to arrive are two
further engines an SE3 and an SR1a, both of which will need considerable
renovation. I do have a small workshop and an Emco engineers lathe and was
hoping your members may help with advice from time to time.
cheers,
strathlea
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eriks
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January 17th, 2018, 8:51 am #20

Hi Strathlea,

I have to admit that my lathe has been doing a lot more intricate and fun work lately as well. 

Cheers,
Eriks
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