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Small engine show in the UK

wolseley phill

Hi all,

We took a trip to the Sussex & Kent Weald Stationary Engine Group's first crank up of the year on Saturday. It was held at the Lower Dicker garden center near Hailsham in Sussex, England; always a nice first event of the year....and you know what, it didn't rain once!

We took the 1931 Conord F2 driving a Union pillar drill and the 1950 Wolseley milking set.

Both ran faultlessly all day, I was half expecting the French Conord to go on strike but it ran well all day using just under a gallon of petrol and attracting a lot of nice comments, well chuffed!

wolseley phill

Hercules Economy hit and miss with Lister domestic pump:

Villiers mk10 and compressor:

Throttle governed Fairbanks Morse Z:

Ruston & Hornsby 6PB with Fullwood & Bland vacuum pump:


wolseley phill

JAP 2a and Tuscan 110V generator:

2hp Witte and Climax pump:

Very nice Bentall Pioneer, it proved a little cantankerous as expected but was a joy to behold once running:


wolseley phill

The engine line, we had a great many visitors over the day:

Time for the raffle:

Great little event and a cracking start to the 2013 season, sorry for the long thread by the way!

All the best,