Model Live Steam Engine Boiler Options

  • Oak PlinthSaddle Cradles and Screws

    Select Plinth Size for Price (see below for details)

    NOTE: Ship date will be Week 1st October 2017

    Plinth Size
    NOTE: Price excludes shipping if ordered separately to a boiler.

    Please see our Payment, Refund and Return Policy.

    Boiler Mount

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    The optional oak plinth and saddle cradles provide an attractive and solid stand for the model steam boiler and engine.

    The plinth and cradles are Made from 18mm or thicker, solid oak floor boards (unused) cut to shape but not finished, i.e. they will need sanding and vanishing to look like the above pictures. Holes will need to be drilled in the plinth for the boiler and engine screws.

    Boiler mounting screws (M4 x 40mm) are provided which may need to be cut to length.

    There are three plinth lengths available nominally for the different engine types:
    - Marine/Bottle Singles: 28 x 12cm
    - Marine/Bottle Twins: 30 x 12cm
    - Mill Single and Twin: 34 x 12cm

    Contact us if you require a different size plinth.

  • Gas Regulator & Pipe Excludes gas canister

    Price £8

    NOTE: Ship date will be Week 1st October 2017

    NOTE: Price excludes shipping if ordered separately to a boiler.

    Please see our Payment, Refund and Return Policy.

    Boiler Mount

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    The optional gas canister regulator and pipe provides a convenient way of providing gas to the boiler, namely using freely available propane/butane gas canisters (gas canister NOT included).

    If purchased with a boiler the gas jet carrier (not included with the gas canister regulator and pipe) will be connected to the pipe as shown in the picture.

  • Copper Steam PipeAnd engine Connector(s)

    Select engine type for price (see below for details)

    NOTE: Ship date will be Week 1st October 2017

    Engine Type
    NOTE: Price excludes shipping if ordered separately to a boiler.

    Please see our Payment, Refund and Return Policy.

    Boiler Mount

    Boiler Mount

    Boiler Mount

    Boiler Mount

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    The optional ready made copper Steam Pipes enables the boiler to be quickly and easily connected to a Chiltern Model Steam engine.

    The Pipes and connectors will required some PTFE tape (not supplied) to obtain good seals, some gentle bending for fine tuning the location and polishing to look like the above pictures.

    The priced options are pipe/connections for the following standard Chiltern Model Steam Engines:
    - Marine/Bottle Singles: Union Connector and boiler to engine pipe
    - Marine/Bottle Twins: Tee Connector, Elbow Connector, chest to chest pipe and boiler to engine pipe
    - Mill Single: Elbow Connector and boiler to engine pipe
    - Mill Twin: Tee Connector, Elbow Connector, chest to chest pipe and boiler to engine pipe

    Contact us if you require steam pipes/connectors to different engines or layouts.