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Tinkerer
12-24-2009, 12:10 AM
Scale model steam traction engine rally at Exbury

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZP8XWFNXoDw&feature=related

Miniature Steam Engines at Amberley 2007

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dW_I58cvgU&feature=related

Carld
12-24-2009, 09:25 AM
I love steam engines and I visit the hit and miss and steam shows when I can.

JCHannum
12-24-2009, 12:27 PM
Tinker, in the Spring, get over to Wauseon for the Thresher's Reunion.

http://www.nationalthreshers.com/

They have an increasingly larger number of love steam model traction engines each year. Unfortunately, the traction engines do not the following among live steam modelers over here that they do in the UK.

Tinkerer
12-24-2009, 07:18 PM
Jim I noticed that as well about TE's but they are cool and don't need a track to run on. And the 2" model could plow your drive with the right set up. And those lorries wow. :eek:

Have to try and make it to some of the engine shows this year.

PSD KEN
12-24-2009, 09:53 PM
Hmmm, wonder if there is a casting kit?

JCHannum
12-24-2009, 10:13 PM
Hmmm, wonder if there is a casting kit?

Cole's has 1" & 2" scale Case castings. They make up imto beautiful models but they are not inexpensive. You could purchase them in subsets to spread out the cost, I don't know if that is still the case.

http://www.colespowermodels.com/engines.htm

There are several sources of castings in the UK.