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Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« on: January 18, 2014, 07:12:44 PM »
Another show  :naughty: .. I had the fortune to be escorted by two lovely  :Love: fellas for most of the day and one even took me home  :whoohoo: but sadly I did not find any casting sets at the show so I did not need to make the most of their muscles  :shrug: There was only one engine that was irresistible and plans are a foot :mischief:.

Had a nice chat with Mike Chrisp the Ex Editor of the Model Engineer Magazine and learnt a lot about the terms and conditions  :hellno: they place of having articles published in the Mag today.

There were a few engines, but it was only a few... So these were them. This time I have tried to photograph not only the engine but where they had a description the cards as well.





















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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2014, 07:37:31 PM »
Thank for taking the time to post the photos Jo, at least it saved me having to take many. The two of us obviously did a could job as you came out with almost as much in your purse as you arrived with, though I can't say what happened after we went our separate ways.

Now the real question is did you get back home with a piece (or two) of heaven?

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2014, 07:42:13 PM »
Hey gal, hope you know I was having a little Friday after work fun on my last post. Great photos. I loved the Marcher. Seems you had fun and not many moths escaped the purse :ROFL:. Enjoy the night :cheers:

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« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2014, 07:49:54 PM »
Thanks for the photographs Jo.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2014, 08:00:45 PM »
Thank you for taking and sharing the photos, Jo! A couple of nice James Coombes engines there; I just acquired a casting set for that engine  :pinkelephant:

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2014, 08:09:14 PM »
Not all of us can go to these shows but the least I can do is take a couple of snaps so that you can appreciate what was there. Sadly like all shows the Internet is taking over so the traders were thin on the ground. I would say the Midlands show is probably the best at the moment.

Having said that it looks like we (MEM) will be invited to have a stand at the GMES rally this year  :pinkelephant:

Now the real question is did you get back home with a piece (or two) of heaven?

Yes 8) Isn't it exciting  :cartwheel:.

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« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2014, 08:12:04 PM »
Thanks Jo for the extra shots of that V8 BRM - going to to have to break out 'The saga of British Racing Motors' to check the cam cover script as it looks upside down - surely not?

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« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2014, 08:15:56 PM »
Thanks for the pictures,Jo.
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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #16 on: January 18, 2014, 08:37:13 PM »
Great pics Jo and Thank You. I wish there was something like that here in Canada. You folks "over there" have all the fun!

Cheers,

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« Reply #17 on: January 18, 2014, 08:37:57 PM »
You're right about the rocker covers!  How do you think the script was produced in the model?

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #18 on: January 18, 2014, 08:48:41 PM »
If I remember correctly he made special tooling that went on to a long armed 3d pantograph, hence the quorn tool grinder was developed. I think he was in a position to borrow the full size castings, but please don't quote me on that ian c

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #19 on: January 18, 2014, 08:51:24 PM »
If I remember correctly he made special tooling that went on to a long armed 3d pantograph, hence the quorn tool grinder was developed. I think he was in a position to borrow the full size castings, but please don't quote me on that ian c

I was told something similar today, he had a blown engine to take measurements from and it was al manually cut with specially shaped 1/16" cutters.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2014, 08:57:35 PM »
Thanks for putting the pictures up Jo.

Its always enjoyable to be able to see some of the other shows.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #21 on: January 18, 2014, 09:20:21 PM »
Thanks for all the pictures Jo. Even if not much trading going on it still looks like it was a nice day to enjoy some fine modeling.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2014, 09:41:27 PM »
Thanks,Jo.
Beautiful work but it appears that there is a shortage of metal polish in the UK. :lolb:
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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2014, 09:42:20 PM »
Thanks Jo for all the photos.  I really enjoyed the first two photos with the turbo jet model (the one with the nose dome).  I really should make an effort and at least come and see one of the shows in the UK.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #24 on: January 19, 2014, 02:03:40 AM »
Thank you Jo for a great set. (of pictures :Lol:) Liked the firefly parts in the frame as it gives an idea of how much work can be in a small engine
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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2014, 03:03:50 AM »
That's a ton of pictures, Jo.  Thanks for taking the time and effort to share them.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #26 on: January 19, 2014, 04:01:15 AM »
Agree with everyone's post here - thanks for the pictures!  It's fun to see the models being made & shown in other places :)
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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #27 on: January 19, 2014, 08:01:06 AM »
And a thankyou from me too, Jo. Great to see some work of some of the old ME magazine legends.

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« Reply #28 on: January 19, 2014, 08:01:28 AM »
And a thankyou from me too, Jo. Great to see some work of some of the old ME magazine legends.

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #29 on: January 19, 2014, 02:49:25 PM »
Thank you Jo, that is a lot of inspiration for me!!!

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« Reply #30 on: January 19, 2014, 02:50:28 PM »
A thank you from me as well Jo.Its nice to see some of Malcolm's engines.
The flame gulper I thought that had vanished near the end of WW2 .
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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #31 on: January 19, 2014, 03:01:45 PM »
Great pics Jo and Thank You. I wish there was something like that here in Canada. You folks "over there" have all the fun!

Cheers,

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #32 on: January 19, 2014, 03:35:09 PM »
  Jo those were some wonderful pictures. Made me wish I could of been there. :Love:
 I noticed in some of the picture the engines were cabled do they have problems with engines walking off (getting stolen)?
  Man there were a lot of nice looking engines there. Thanks again for going through the effort of taking and getting them posted appreciated here!

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #33 on: January 19, 2014, 04:07:45 PM »
Pleased you found them interesting  :ThumbsUp:.

Doc: The alarm system is an insurance requirement and yes engines which were not wired up have been known to go missing  :'(

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #34 on: January 19, 2014, 04:23:51 PM »
Thanks for posting the pics, Jo.
 In the first two photos one of the engines has a lot of blue protrusions that appear to be pressure ports for testing instrumentation. Is that right?

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« Reply #35 on: January 19, 2014, 04:32:43 PM »
Thanks Jo

Nice to see the BRM

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Re: Alley Pally Model Engineering Show 2014
« Reply #36 on: January 28, 2014, 01:21:14 PM »
Nice to see a photo of the flame gulper, I made one from a rather indistinct drawing in an old ME magazine, mine works OK, but does not look as good as mine is mainly steel, and cast iron, and has been run quite a bit, and shows the effect of heating(over heating).
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« Reply #37 on: January 28, 2014, 02:36:54 PM »
I'm late on parade again Jo  ::) I must have missed this first time round.

Yes indeed, a  lovely set of pics of some varied and interesting engines. The little wall engine - I guess that was on the SMEE stand - triggered a distant memory. I was attracted to one on the Taunton MES stand many years ago when exhibiting at Kew. I still have the details kindly sent by a Norman Phelps - just checked, it was 1992  :o now where has that time gone.

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