Wilesco D409 Live Steam Showmans Engine

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The Wilesco D409 Showmans Engine is a fully working live steam engine from the range of Wilesco Hobby Technique. This technically perfect model D409 has been painted in matching colors.

A chemically black painted brass boiler which has a diameter of 1.8", length 7.3", boiler volume 14 in, with a water gauge glass. Powerful, double action reversible cylinder.

Flywheel with a diameter of 3.2". The showman's engine can be run in forward or reverse depending on the movement of the flywheel.

Spring loaded safety valve, steam regulator, steam whistle, steam jet oiler and footbridge, traditional chain steering.

A clutch engaged gear wheel permits the use of the engine and the operation of the dynamo either stationary or driving.

The dynamo illuminates the eight diodes mounted around the canopy of the engine. The condensed water of this engine is collected below the smoke stack.

Operating time about 15 minutes per fuel charge.

All single parts are manufactured from finely painted metal.

Length 13.0", width 5.9", Height 7.9", Weight: 4 lbs.

Manufacturer: Wilesco
Model: D409 Showmans Engine

Wilesco Live Steam Engines and Solid Fuel Important Notice
Please be aware that we will require you to prove ownership of a valid explosives precursors and poisons (EPP) licence which is issued by the UK Government in order to be able to purchase the solid fuel for your Wilesco or Mamod live steam engine.
We need a copy of this along with photo ID before we can dispatch solid fuel to you.

If you require a licence, we have provided the application link below.
EPP Licence Application

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(Delivery Within 1-5 Days)
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