Stationary Engine April 2017
The April issue of Stationary Engine is available now and amongst this month’s highlights Nigel Scourse tells us about his American-built 1½ hp air-cooled Deyo engine. Charlie Secker also tells us about his latest refurbishment project, a Ruston & Hornsby APR.
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Letters to the Editor
The place where readers can express their thoughts and ideas on articles, 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 of maybe seeking ‘how to do it’ advice on a restoration project.
Nigel Scourse tells us about his American-built 1½ hp air-cooled Deyo engine.
Sussex & Kent Weald on Tour
Alan & Lynne Cullen report on the Sussex & Kent Weald Stationary Engine Group’s tour of interesting places in the Northwest.
Refurbishment of a Ruston APR Part One
Charlie Secker tells us about his latest refurbishment project, a Ruston & Hornsby APR.
Robert Jackson reports on engines seen whilst on a recent holiday on Cyprus
Elliot Smith reports on a Petter that is put to work on a regular basis during the winter months rolling oats to feed to livestock at the Gressinghall Rural Museum.
Kevin Parsons reports on the relocation of a Petter TX engine to the Internal Fire Museum of Power.
Mark Twekesbury takes an in-depth look at the various models of Austin-Lite generating units offered before mains electricity was widely available.
Letter from Australia
Gary Thorne tells us about the Lister M type engine he recently acquired from a ‘Clearance Sale’ just a 20 minute drive from his home.
Profile – Richard Amos
Petter Series 1 AV2
Having just rebuilt a Petter Series 1 AV2 diesel engine Jim Perkins relates a little about this model.
Unusual Lister D
David McCreath reports on a re-engineered Lister D type that now employs a hit & miss governor system.
Ferry Engine Company
Engine Resource Centre
The listing of companies offering a service to the stationary engine enthusiast
The personal thoughts of Sam Bloake on the growing problem of good engines being broken for parts.
Small diesel engines
We take a look at one of the many small diesel engines making an appearance on the UK rally field.
New Zealander John Thorby relates some of the pleasures encountered during the restoration of an International Harvester vertical Famous engine.