All the castings are fully machined with great accuracy.
The necessary bolts, studs and nuts are included, and full instructions with working drawings are provided.
A hand drill and a few taps, drills and files are the only tools required for building the engine.
3/4 in. Bore x 3/4 in. Stroke.
VERTICAL or HORIZONTAL.
Reversing Gear not supplied.
You can build these Engines WITHOUT a LATHE.
30th January, 1926
C. H. P. writes :—
"I have had the No.10v Engine for 5 years, and it has run on an average five nights a week, six hours a night. I am running the engine in our town on Saturday night for the Hospital, so I want it to be at its best, and show them what the Stuart No. 10 can do, and the workmanship of your parts.
20th March, 1925..
C. R. A. B. writes :—
"I received your No.10h on Wednesday, and it is an absolute beauty."
3rd June, 1925.
L. S. writes :—
" I have just finished making your No.10h. It is a topping engine, runs beautifully. I am very pleased with it."
SET A. A hand drill and a few taps and files are the only tools necessary to build the engine.
Necessary Drills (4), 2/6. Taps (2), 1/6.
SET B All holes are accurately drilled and tapped for the bolts. A spanner and screwdriver will enable the engine to be put together.
A small file is necessary for finishing and fitting.
BOX BED (as illustrated), machined and drilled, including bolts, 2/6.
FINISHED ENGINE, on box bed, built and tested under steaming our works.
ALL POST FREE. Foreign Orders should include Postage for 3-lbs.
Lubricator, 2/3. Pair of Draincocks, 4/-.
Hardened Steel Spanner , for 3/32-in. nuts, 1/-.
Cylinder, 3/- ; Top Cover, 1/- ; Bottom Cover and Standard, 3/- ; Piston and Rod, 1/- ; Valve Chest, 1/6 ; Valve Chest Cover, 6d, ; Valve, 6d. ; Valve Spindle and Head, 9d. ; Gland, 6d. ; Crosshead, 9d. ; Guide Plates, 6d. ; Connecting Rod, 4/6 ; Eccentric Rod and Strap, 2/- ; Eccentric, 1/- ; Bearings, 1/6 ; Crankshaft, 3/- ; Soleplate, 2/- ; Flywheel, 2/6 ; Front Column, 6d. ; Lagging, 4d. ; Horizontal Engine Sole Plate, 4/- ; Instruction Book, 6d. ; Steam Pipe and Union and Exhaust Pipe, 3/6.
In reply to our query as to the size of dynamo the engine was driving, he states ;— " My dynamo is an 8 volt 4 amps, which lights a reading bracket for the head of two beds in different rooms. They are 4 volt pear shaped bulbs, and do excellent work. The engine works from my boiler at an average of 40-lbs. per square inch, and has a good power, and runs at an enormous speed, starting on its own when not in dead centre."
C. W. D. , South Africa writes :—
"I received set of No.10 Castings. Thank you for your prompt attention. I cannot express how satisfied I am with the e=set. It is perfect in every detail.
July 1st, 1923
N. K. writes :—
"I may say that some time ago I purchased a No.10 Horizontal Steam Engine set 3/4-in. for x 3/4-in. stroke from you which when finished, turned out to be a very sweet running and powerful little plant, and delighted everyone to whom I showed it. Although having no previous knowledge of steam engineering, the finishing of your machined castings set did not present the slightest difficulty, every part being so accurately turned out by you."
12th February, 1925
F. B. F. writes :—
"I now have your No. 504 Boiler put together and think it is a first-rate steamer as I have got it driving an S.50 Engine and Dynamo. The exhaust steam is then taken to a pair of No. 10 Horizontal Engines made upright and left-hand coupled together, thus using the steam like a compound engine. Am very pleased with all the goods you have supplied."
1st February, 1925
W. B. writes :—
"I received the No. 504 Boiler and fittings as ordered, and I must say that I am very pleased indeed with them, and I thank you for your prompt delivery. I have one of your No. 10 Engines which I got about 10 years ago , so now I have got what I wanted for a long time."
This is literally a miniature No.9. Almost every feature is replicated in small size. Other than the number of bolts used to secure each part the only differences are; a combined Eccentric Strap and Rod, no Valve Rod Guide. The valve chest cover has a circular recess cast in the front, originally designed to break up the plain surface, later engines had the S logo cast into it.
The No.10 H had a single evolution from the originalm single sided croshead guide to the tubular style. This allowed the engine to be set to run in either direction without excess strain. Mounting the soleplate is however trickier to mount for machining.