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How to keep busy for the next 20 years!

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simplyloco:
You buy a job lot like this one. I saw this come up very late the other night on Homeworkshop.org.uk and I sent an email straight away. I phoned at 8.00 am and was first in the queue that afternoon, and the seller later said that the phone hadn't stopped ringing all day!
What do we have here?  A Stuart Sirius from WWII, Stuart Sun, marinised Stuart Double 10 with a pumped condenser, another double vertical engine, unused fabulous vertical boiler - gas or coal fired, three steam driven boiler feed pumps, valves, connectors etc. etc...
I'll certainly be kept busy restoring this lot!
John
Happy bunny :cheers:

20190306_173617 by inkaboat, on Flickr

20190306_173718 by inkaboat, on Flickr

Admiral_dk:
Nice find  :whoohoo:

But why do they need restoration - I can't see any problems beside minor surface oxidation   :noidea:

b.lindsey:
Great score John. Hope the price was right too :)

Bill

steam guy willy:
hi John ....wow....envious ..... I am quite busy just looking at them...beats my car boot finds !!! :ThumbsUp:

Willy

steamer:
Saaaweeeeeeet!

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