described this steam engine as their 'angular type' and endowed it with some elegant architectural features together with sophistication in the form of an eccentric driven slide valve and compact bevel gear-driven governor.
The research and detail design relating to this model engineering kit was carried out by one of the World's leading experts and has resulted in an engineering casting kit for the Model Engineer to machine which is both challenging and rewarding. Remaining within the capacity of a typical home workshop the model has a nominal flywheel diameter of 200mm.
The model engineering kit comprises; high quality bronze castings for the cylinder, steam chest and two ornate side frames. Cast iron flywheel, alloy bed plate, laser cut crankshaft blank, machine cut steel gears, two preformed copper elbows, hard wood for base, drive band and a clear comprehensive A4 drawing pack which suggests other materials and fixings that may be required.Customer Construction Images
This McOnie Oscillating Engine kit has been completed and photographed by Herr Eckart Kercher of Germany who as with many of our customers endorsed the quality of our castings to be "very
good, without gas bubbles" . The completed McOnie Oscillating Engine is a superb effort demonstrating excellent workmanship to produce an exhibition quality result.
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