Stationary Engine May 2017
The May issue of Stationary Engine is available now and amongst this month’s highlights we take a look at a Petter M type that has been put to work driving a circular saw. Jim Gerrard also reports on the engines sold at the recent auction sale organised by H J Pugh & Co at the Royal Bath & West Showground.
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Identity & Assistance
This section is for readers seeking help with regards to identification and/or information on a particular engine or maybe ‘how to do it’ advice on a restoration project.
Something Rather Unusual
Richard Amos tells us of the French-built Mahiet band-saw in integral i/c engine.
Restoring a Stuart Turner P4Y engine
Stuart Turner enthusiast Stephen William reports on the work undertaken during the restoration of a P4Y engine.
Pode Hole Pumping Station
Mike Milestone reports on a group visit to the Pode Hole Pumping Station.
We take a look at a Petter M type that has been put to work driving a circular saw.
Crossley BV1 engine
Patrick Knight take a look at one of the rare models of small engines manufactured by the world renowned Crossley Brothers of Manchester.
Refurbishment of a Ruston APR Part Two
Charlie Secker concluded the story of the refurbishment of his Ruston APR engine.
Lauson – Alpha
Something a little different to what we normally seen on the UK rally field.
Kevin Parsons gives an account of the construction of a small open crank engine; Parts One and Two.
News Updates & Obituaries
Jim Gerrard reports on the engines sold at the recent auction sale organised by H J Pugh & Co at the Royal Bath & West Showground.
And Three Makes a Crowd
Darren Curryer tells us how a 3hp Bristol Wagon & Carriage Works Victoria engine was added to the collection.
Freelance or Casting Kit?
Alan Cullen tells us of an unusual little vertical engine he has recently acquired
LA – LB engines
We take a look at the International Harvester LA and LB range of engines.
Mark Tewkesbury gives an interesting insight as what can be found in the back of an enthusiast shed.
The story of Petter No 99991 by Michael Robert.
Encouraging young enthusiasts
The restoration of a 1 ½ hp Petter M type engine donated by the late David Edgington to young enthusiast Luke Coates on condition that he undertook its restoration, (with only minimal assistance from his father.)
Rare Elijah Ashworth engine
Nic Houston reports on his recent find; a rare Elijah Ashworth engine.
Small air-cooled engines
They might not be everyone’s idea of a suitable rally engine, but there can be various reasons why an enthusiast of long standing should ‘down-size’ to a small air-cooled engine.
Robert Orr tells us about his ‘Baby Stork’ pump.
Mick Bickley provides a little more information relating to the Sattley engine featured in issue 514.