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We look at the beginnings of the modern steam engine, consider the merits of a lathe thread dial indicator, enjoy a day out at a museum in Basingstoke and learn how a Weir pump works.
Rodney Oldfield makes the crossheads for his Middleton double beam stationary engine. Hotspur installs the water tanks into his 5 inch Beattie well tank chassis and adds the pipework to connect them all together and Luker shows how non-ferrous metals can easily be found at low cost how he makes his own copper alloys from scrap.
Ian Couchman unravels the complexities of the inner workings of the Weir pump.
Ron Fitzgerald tells the story of Watts痴 decade of difficulties as he developed his ideas for improving the atmospheric engine, in particular the addition of a separate condenser, creating a true steam engine.
Jacques Maurel considers that a thread dial indicator is an indispensable accessory for a lathe if a thread is to be cut and explains how you can make your own.
Luker makes the bogie for his 5 inch gauge American outline 4-4-0 locomotive.
David Haythornthwaite approaches the completion of his 1 inch scale Model Engineer beam engine with the manufacture of the throttle and steam shut-off valve.
Roger Backhouse continues to enjoy his Engineer痴 Day Out as he takes a look at the transport exhibits at Basingstoke痴 Milestones museum.
Richard Castle builds a Bolton marine triple expansion engine.
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CANCELLED - The MODEL ENGINEER COMPETITION 2020
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the current public health situation, the Competition had to be cancelled for 2020 as it was sadly not possible for the National Model Engineering and Modelling Exhibition (due to have been held from 8th - 10th May at Doncaster) to go ahead as planned .
The 'benchmark' Model Engineer Competition featured, for the first time, at the National Model Engineering Exhibition held at Doncaster in April 2019. Just as in previous competitions, Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals were awarded, as were certificates for Very Highly Commended, Highly Commended and Commended entries. A selection of the usual trophies were also awarded.
The re-establishment of the competition is good news for Model Engineer, for the hobby and for the Doncaster show, so ...
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