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Which magneto should I have?


July 13, 2018, 7:14 pm

Hi everyone, This is my first post on this forum and I need some advice. I've just bought a Wolseley WD2 Stationary Engine with a few bits missing. Can anyone tell me which magneto I need? Most Wol... Read more »

Petter A1 Starting Handle


May 31, 2018, 7:59 pm

I have just purchased a Petter A1 to restore, but there is no starting handle. Having looked online it looks like this model is started from the non-flywheel end which has a 1 1/8 - 1 1/4 inch shaft... Read more »

Garden master 3.5 front tiller


May 6, 2018, 7:18 pm

Hey I have this gardenmaster 3.5 front till and it seems to have some type of oil into the gearbox but I don't know what type of oil to use any suggestions and it's kind of tough to start Read more »

steam and the European Cultural Heritage Year 2018


December 3, 2017, 6:09 pm

Next year will be the European Year of Cultural Heritage - and this will be a unique opportunity to promote the industrial heritage. March will be the theme month devoted to energy and prime movers.... Read more »

Wipac Cj magneto drive gear


May 10, 2017, 9:38 pm

Hi, I've recently acquired my first stationary engine, a 1949 Ruston pt. The magneto it came fitted with is a Wipac cj,seems to be missing a part (gear)to drive the mag.....any help , and advice wher... Read more »

How old is my coburn C6b engine petrol only


November 23, 2016, 10:19 pm

engine is petrol only I'm guessing 58 ish Read more »

need help removeing crankshaft t300


February 10, 2016, 3:19 am

Need direction to remove the threaded retainer on the crankshaft , the one that is threaded and holds the outer main bearing onto the crankshaft. flywheel side THANKS IN ADVANCE Read more »

service,spares norman t300


February 5, 2016, 2:28 am

have a Norman T300 MK1 engine to restore and show , require soarce for engine repair manual, spare parts listing and name of spares supplier Thanks from canada Read more »

What have I brought ?


August 4, 2015, 6:20 pm

Hi I'm a new bee Went to a show and saw one of these and thought gotta get one So I have a Petter stationary petrol engine Wico Type A 1057B Z Serial No E 553458 On the brass plaque It states Typ... Read more »

Scammell fire pump


July 25, 2015, 8:59 pm

can any one help with information on a Scammell 4 cylinder, side valve petrol fire pump. Engine identification no. S470739 2 V. Told could be marine or world war fire pump. [IMG]http://www.polytech... Read more »

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SR3 with Lister Gearbox 2:1 Reduction Needed

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Hello I have an SR3 in my narrowboat with the Lister 1:1 gearbox. I am told there is a 2:1 reduction unit that can bold on the back of this gearbox to step it down. Anyone got any more information t... Read more »

petter m fuel pump

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Hi all, In the petter m diaphragm type fuel pump there is a ball bearing non return valve Is it possible to remove and clean this ball, it appears to be held in by a pin which I can't work out how to... Read more »

EEC 80 Watt Charging set.

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Gentlemen, Today I went with my good wife and our Dormobile to Bolnhurst Vintage Rally a local do to us. I spent a pleasant day pottering about and came home with what I thought was a well kept, and ... Read more »

Engine Insurance Scheme

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The UK Stationary Engine Forum operates a Public Liability scheme for its members, insured through NFU Mutual. Cover is 5 million, costs is 3 per year, January to December. http://www.stationary-en... Read more »

For Sale: Ruston & Hornsby 1HR engine on show trailer

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I have been asked if I know of anyone who might be interested in a Ruston & Hornsby 1HR engine, set up with cooling tank etc on a show trailer. If anyone here is interested, please contact me off-lis... Read more »

Blackstone Identification

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Help is need to identify the model of a Blackstone Engine. The engine was manufactured in 1926. It has a serial number of 159888. I have been told it is an AV type. It has a typical AV mushroom Air i... Read more »

Corbett Williams

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Ray Freeman in Australia has managed to find a Welsh Corbett Williams. He wants to know of any other owners to contact & if any paperwork is available. His engine is No 1558 & he would like to find o... Read more »

Vincent's lost engine?

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This recently came up on ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=120183446982 quite a price for a repro (look at the Brockhouse pack from the same vendor though!) but that i... Read more »

Wico EK magnetos

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Hi all, has anyone tried the fix for Wico EK mags involving a piezo electric generator, from a fire or cooker ??? Will be giving it a test on an empty shell i have lying around. Also does anyone know... Read more »

Beds & Bucks Stationary Engine Club Bring & Buy

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Gentlemen, Somebody on the committee has seen the light next year our do may not follow Sodbury like it has done in recent past, buyers thin on ground but I sold most of my stuff and went home with e... Read more »

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