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A LARGE 'MODEL ENGINEER' BUILT MODEL OF AN UNDER-BEAM STEAM ENGINE

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A LARGE 'MODEL ENGINEER' BUILT MODEL OF AN UNDER-BEAM STEAM ENGINE The model has twin vertical cylinders lagged in planked hardwood with polished brass banding, side rods linked to two beams set at the bottom of the engine, steam valve linked to an eccentric mounted on the over-crank which also drives a pump set in the base of the engine. The balanced crank with five brass oiler cups and bearings supported on tapering casting supported on six turned brass column supports. The engine has a 9 inch diameter spoked flywheel. The model painted in green, brown and black and standing on hardwood plinth with moulded edge 48cm x 25cm, overall height 47cm to top of flywheel. The model comes with its own wooden box carrying case.This design was often used in ships as the main weight of the engine is at its lowest point and helps with buoyancy.

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A LARGE 'MODEL ENGINEER' BUILT MODEL OF AN UNDER-BEAM STEAM ENGINE The model has twin vertical cylinders lagged in planked hardwood with polished brass banding, side rods linked to two beams set at the bottom of the engine, steam valve linked to an eccentric mounted on the over-crank which also drives a pump set in the base of the engine. The balanced crank with five brass oiler cups and bearings supported on tapering casting supported on six turned brass column supports. The engine has a 9 inch diameter spoked flywheel. The model painted in green, brown and black and standing on hardwood plinth with moulded edge 48cm x 25cm, overall height 47cm to top of flywheel. The model comes with its own wooden box carrying case.This design was often used in ships as the main weight of the engine is at its lowest point and helps with buoyancy.

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