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Railway Museum outboard

Postby Rob Ripley » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:27 am

Seen in the Broken Hill Railway Museum.[attachment=1]IMGP6201.JPG[/attachment][attachment=0]IMGP6202.JPG[/attachment]
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Keith.P » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:54 pm

Looks like a BMB, I think.

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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Oyster 49 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:37 pm

Yes Britannia light twin. Early 1930s with the air cooled exhaust. I have a very early one with the earlier non villiers ignition. Nice 8)
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby AusAnzani » Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:31 am

G'day Rob,

Nice to see another Melbournian on here.

I agree with Oyster. If I'm not mistaken, our friend over in the west (collector inspector) has the same model in his collection.

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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Ozzmotorz » Thu Jun 22, 2017 10:55 am

Nice old motor,
Not too many around, I think.
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Nudge » Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:02 am

If I'm not mistaken, our friend over in the west (collector inspector) has the same model in his collection.


I wonder where he has been lately, haven't seen him for a bit.... hope he is ok?
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby AusAnzani » Fri Jun 23, 2017 2:56 am

Nudge wrote:
If I'm not mistaken, our friend over in the west (collector inspector) has the same model in his collection.


I wonder where he has been lately, haven't seen him for a bit.... hope he is ok?


Spoke to him on the phone approx. 2 weeks ago. At that stage he was readying himself for another week away in the bush.

I'm sure he's not too far away.

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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Collector Inspector » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:22 pm

I do!

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Mechanically perfect.

And, may I say, very easy to upload directly to SOS these pics. Looks like my past issues are fixed.

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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Oyster 49 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:18 pm

This will make 5 that I know of. 2 in Oz, 3 in the U.K. Another one was on eBay a while back, so that makes 6. No idea where that one went though.

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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Oyster 49 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:21 pm

If anybody has any spares, I'm looking for a flywheel cover, to either buy, or borrow so I can measure it to make a new one. My has cracked from overtightening the flywheel removal nut. Not me I hasten to add :shock:
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Ferrier120 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:42 pm

The Light Twin was introduced in late 1932 and had a 'fishtail' type exhaust outlet (see photo). Sometime in 1933 they changed this to the style that Bruce has on his, and in 1934 the cooling system and ignition system changed to that which the Railway Museum motor has.
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Re: Railway Museum outboard

Postby Oyster 49 » Mon Jul 10, 2017 8:53 pm

Nice looking engine that 8)

I have one with the later villiers magneto and one of the earlier ones.


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