Christmas 2020: Your Song It’s the moment you have all been waiting for! The sprouts are simmering nicely, the mulled wine is warming and the chestnuts are roasting by the open fire. It’s the annual Christmas Steam Traction World ‘thank
As Christmas draws near and the retail giants look to make as much money as possible, sorry er.. celebrate the festive season by offering a range of associated goods “Merch” to their customers who willingly part with their hard-earned cash
So 20 customers have early Christmas presents after the boiler inspector was in on Monday to pass them off.
Few pics of some of the boilers ready and waiting for the inspector to come in and sign off on the 14th Dec (there are others I just didn’t take photos of them all)
So today we welcome to the factory our newest addition……a 4″ Little Samson.
Ive included some photos of the paint process mainly lining and the top coats to show what kind of finish you can get with a brush and lots and lots of patience.
This is a great photo. One of the 6″ Little Samson next to our best selling 4″ Burrell Agi just so everyone can see the size difference.
She runs very well, a couple of small rattles starting to crop up as expected, the pump fills the boiler extremely quickly (quick trip around the block sent the boiler from nearly empty to nearly full), and the changes made
Today on this wonderful day I managed to get the engine out of the workshop, the first time in almost the two years that I have been building it (ordered at Dorset 2018).
Having visited the GDSF on a number of occasions and greatly enjoyed all the full size and smaller engines on display I have taken the plunge and embarked on building a STW Burrell and being seduced by the line up