A well put together example of the "Pride of Penrhyn" steam wagon. Based on John Clarke's well-regarded design, these kits can, if decently put together, put up a good performance. The boiler steams freely and the engine is sensibly geared. The boiler inspector was in last week, this was one of the engines up for test and while he was having the obligatory tea, I had a quick scoot round. I was impressed by how well it pulled - even with my 6' 5" and, ahem, rather too many stone on the back!
Silver solder copper locomotive type boiler fed by crankshaft-driven mechanical pump with bypass, injector and handpump in left hand tank. Twin cylinders with slide valves actuated by Stephenson's valve gear with pole reverser in cab. Mechanical lubricator. Two road gears, with final drive by chain with differential.
Boiler certificate expiring May 2006, complete with original twice pressure certificate, large quantity of build documentation and set of firing irons.
Length 48 inches
Weight 100 pounds