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A Day At The 2018 London Model Engineering Exhibition

Hornby Live Steam Engine
A day spent with the smell of oil, grease and steam. [...]

How to steam up a Mamod steam engine

mamod steam engine
Most of the posts on this blog are about Hornby style model railways. But, as you may guess from the name, I also occasionally other topics relating to [...]

How to descale a Mamod steam engine in seven steps

Over time scale and hard water deposits can build up in the boiler of a Mamod or Wilesco engine and cause problems. Follow this simple guide to get your steam [...]