Steam Engine #1

$129.00

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5.00 out of 5
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WORKING REPLICA 1880’s STEAM DRILLING ENGINE

Long a mainstay of the Pennsylvania and New York oil fields, these engines can still be found in use today, although most have been converted to half breed gas engines. This 1/8 scale replica has a 12” overall length and a 6-1/2” diameter flywheel. The kit comes complete with 17 bronze and iron castings, all the bar stock, gasket material, screws, and complete working drawings. This kit is a machinist’s delight no matter whether you are a pro or an amateur. The satisfaction of seeing this engine run with all its moving parts operating is reward enough, but watching the fascination of others who see it work is truly gratifying. Note that machining and assembly are required for this kit. Brick base is not included, please see our machine tool accessories for purchase of brick material.

  • Bore 1″
  • Stroke 1-1/2″
  • Double Acting

 

5.00 out of 5

reviews for Steam Engine #1

  1. Shannon E Stebbens

    The 1BI is my first engine project. Castings were accurate and the plans are superb. The most challenging aspect is coming up with the set-ups for machining. This engine runs great and although I have a Bridgeport clone and a 12X36″ lathe, it is easily built with a micro-mill and lathe. You will not be disappointed with this kit.

  2. curt

    this was the first engine I put together the quality was very good it was fun and runs great I plan to build every pm engine thank you for a quality product

  3. curt

    this was my first engine the castings were very good and overall quality was very very good I plan to build all the pm engines

  4. Mike Petrillose

    This was my first engine i ever build , had alot of fun. i even got help from them at a show while building it they gave me machining ideas. Great people.

  5. John Fleury (verified owner)

    What a great engine to build. This was my first steam engine build great prints and top notch materials and castings. Runs like a champ

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