Category Archive: MISCELLANEOUS

5” Gauge ‘MAID of KENT castings

There are two boxes containing, what is a full set of castings to build an inside cylinder version of the popular 5” gauge model MAID of KENT. I am able to supply a set of drawings to complement these castings making this a good starter package for anyone looking to build from scratch.     …

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5”Gauge Raised Track driving truck


This is an as new 5” gauge four wheel driving truck with brakes. The side panels are permanently attached which is a little tiresome and there is currently no padded cushion. The truck is two feet long and would be a comfortable ride for an adult and possibly a smaller child. Would be wise to …

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Tecumseh OHH50 OHV Petrol Engine and Eaton Model 7 Hydrostatic Drive


This engine was originally acquired to allow the building of a petrol/hydraulic powered locomotive in 7.25″ gauge and is new. Unfortunately the manufactures have now stopped trading , however this should not cause the user any problems if looked after carefully. I have an engine by the same manufacturer on a lawn mower which still …

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Belt Sander


A small belt sander of the vertical type as shown in the pictures. Will need checking out electrical before use as it has been in storage for a considerable time. This is quite a heavy item and will be collection only.                             …

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5” gauge Passenger Truck


This bogie passenger truck has been used as a driving truck on a ground level track. The truck is four feet long and has brakes fitted to one bogie. There are two compartments under the seat which could be used for the storage of tools and supplies like coal and water. Not a lot more …

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5” gauge railway track


100 meters of aluminium 5” gauge railway track which was laid as an circuit around the main lawn at the owner’s house together with two points which were in the circuit, one leading to his storage shed and the other as a trailing point to a siding. There are both straight and curved sections each …

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Carry truck for GOKART


This is a slightly modified truck on pneumatic wheels and tyres originally built to carry a GOKART to and from the race start area to your pit location. Might make a useful trolley for someone with some further modification or even be returned to its original use.                                                                                                                                 £30.00 …

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Sack Barrow


This barrow is almost new and arrived with the Polly 2 shown elsewhere on this is in reasonable order and may well be of use to someone in their workshop for moving items.                                                                   £25.00

Myford Collet Chuck and Collets

A boxed set of imperial collets and chuck for use on a Myford lathe of the ‘seven’ or ‘super seven’ models. Especially useful when making several items the same out of stock material or alternatively when wanting to hold a milling cutter or drill when work is set up on the vertical slide mounted on …

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Small Horizontal Boiler Project

Built by David Piddington this small horizontal boiler is built to a design published in Engineering in Miniature probably to the MONARCH steam plant design from Reeves 2000.The main boiler has been tested but there is no current paperwork and the feed water heater needs completion. A drawing of the boiler and feed water heater …

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