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3 inch scale Savage "Little Samson" agricultural engine - stock code 9090

A 3 inch scale Savage "Little Samson" traction engine, complete although in need of overhaul.

In addition to general tidying up, work required includes:

  • Regulator leaks
  • Glands leak, require repacking
  • Blowdown valve doesn't open
  • Leaks past slide valve
The commercially-built steel boiler by Franklin & Bell shows no sign of leaks or deflection on hydraulic test, we would warranty it as sound.

The engine is on rubber tyres and road-registered, with V5 document.

scale 3 inch
length/inches 41
width/inches 19
height/inches 26
cylinder material cast iron
valve type slide
valve gear Stephensons
reverser type pole
lubricator type mechanical
boiler number FB473
year built 2001
boiler maker Franklin & Bell
CE mark n/a - pre-2002
working pressure/psi 100
boiler type locomotive
boiler material steel
boiler construction welded, expanded tubes
fusible plug yes
road speed(s) 2