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McOnie Oscillating Engine Model Engineering

W. & A. McOnie Oscillating Engine Kit to Machine

W. & A. McOnie Oscillating Engine Kit to Machine
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Cotswold Heritage Model Engineering.

Something a little different for the Model Engineer to machine, an Inclined Oscillating Steam Engine by the once Glasgow based engineering firm of W & A McOnie.

A Cotswold Heritage casting kit for the Model Engineer to machine in the workshop.


Customers wishing to order this product are asked to contact us directly.

Price: 245.00
(Including VAT at 20%)





McOnie 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.




Image Copyright: www.eckhartkercher.de. All rights reserved.




The W. & A. McOnie Oscillating Engine - Model Engineering Casting Kit has been featured in a series of engineering articles written by Mr Anthony Mount in the Model Engineer Magazine starting in Vol. 200, No. 4324, 25th April - 8th May 2008 and offers an illustrated guide to assist machining the castings and building the model.

To subscribe to, or arrange the back copies of the Model Engineer Magazine, visit the MyHobbyStore website.





The McOnie Kit - Castings for the Model Engineer to Machine

  • Cylinder Casting of Bronze
  • Steam Chest Casting of Bronze
  • Two (2) Side Frame Castings of Bronze
  • Flywheel Casting of Cast Iron
  • Bed Plate Casting of Aluminium
  • Crankshaft Blank - Laser cut
  • Two (2) Machine Cut Gears
  • Two (2) Specialist Copper Elbows
  • Drive Band of Steel
  • Mahogany Machined Wooden Base
  • Comprehensive and Clear drawing pack
  • Details of other materials and fixings required to complete the kit




  • If your model engineering kit to machine is in stock at the time of ordering, where possible your order is dispatched the same or next working day. If your model is in production at the time of ordering, your payment card is not charged until your model is ready for dispatch. Customers placing an order that they require to be delivered on or before a certain date are advised to contact us directly.

    UK orders are usually dispatched using Parcelforce's tracked, 'express 24 hour' service. This service makes delivery on business days only and for outlying or remote parts of the UK may take longer than 24 hours.

    International orders may use Parcelforce's rapid Global Express, Euro Priority Business or Global Priority services. The initial stages of the checkout will calculate shipping to your country and select the most cost efficient shipping method we use before you commit to ordering a model. These services are some of the few on the market advertised as tracked and require signature / monitor delivery.

    For both UK and International parcels, we have negotiated a significant, double-digit discount with our carrier and this is passed on to the customer. Customers considering ordering more than one model are advised to email us directly to gain where possible a combined shipping quotation since the website calculates costs on each model being shipped individually.


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