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Stationary Engine August 2017

The August issue of Stationary Engine is available now and this month we take a closer look at one of the engines exhibited at the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre. We also take a look at some of the different makes of Eastern European engine appearing on our rally fields

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CONTENTS

Letters to the Editor
The place where readers can express their thoughts and ideas on articles, or queries that have appeared in Stationary Engine or indeed suggest new themes that they would like to see.

Identity & Assistance
This section is for readers to seek help with regards to identification and/or information on a particular engine or maybe seeking ‘how to do it. advice on a restoration project.

Rational Oil Engine
Martin Crayston tells us about his rare horizontal Rational Oil Engine as built by the Heatly Gresham Engineering Company.

Lister A at Amberley
We take a closer look at one of the engines exhibited at the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre.

It shouldn’t do that
Sam Bloake looks at accidents that should not have happened.

Marshall’s Yard Crank-Up
A report on the May Bank Holiday weekend Crank-Up at Marshall’s Yard, Kingsley, Hampshire.

10hp Victoria
Eric Brain asks if the Bristol Wagon & Carriage Work was fact or myth

Easter Delights
We take a look at some of the different makes of Eastern European engine appearing on our rally fields

Indicators
Richard Amos explains the uses the engine indicator had in the i/c engine development industry.

Sausthrope Village Show
Paul Bundy reports on the engine side of the Sausthorpe Village Show.

A Duo of Duro engines
Darren Curryer tells us about his purchase of two dismantled Duro engine and looks ahead at the work required for their restoration.

Spring Mechanicals Day
A report on the Spring Mechanicals Day 2017 at the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre.

Another engine saved
John Hili reports on the restoration of a Ruston & Hornsby Class CSB horizontal enclosed oil engine that powered an Aveling Barford road roller.

Moffat Virtue 3hp restoration
Alan Cullen reports on the restoration of an Australian-built Moffat Virtue engine he received as a 70th birthday present.

Events

Model Corner
Nick Foggin tells us about the construction of a small four-cylinder model.

Obituary –  David Ayers

Midland Oil Engine Club Crank-Up
Club secretary Sandra Lewis provides a report on the Midland Oil Engine Club Crank-Up.

More Austin engines
Mark Tewkesbury provides additional information of surviving Austin lighting plants

Mietz & Weiss engine
American enthusiast Tom Jamboretz reports on the restoration of a Mietz & Weiss engine.

Before & After
We take a look at a Bob Laurie‘s Turner marine diesel engine as purchased and after restoration.

Lister KT engine in Australia
Australian Martin Westbrooke tells us about his Lister KT twin cylinder engine.

Cartoon

Petter PAZ1 and saw
George Hayton tells us about his Petter PAZ1 powered saw bench.

Loughborough College engine
We take a look at one of the Loughborough College engines that have survived into preservation.

Just Pumps