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Price:  £37.00(Inc. 20% VAT)
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Product Code:  A830.DMS

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A steam engine made from cardboard, running with proper boiling steam - is that really possible? Oh yes!!!

See for yourself: this model not only looks great, it also works, happily chuff-chuffing away. The boiler, made from an aluminium tin, has a magnetic safety valve. The aluminium fire box underneath holds five tea lights. Both are enclosed in a safety cage made from galvanised wire mesh. The steam is conducted through a closed system of tubes and plastic foil before being emitted through the chimney.

This clever construction keeps cardboard and steam separated with the piston being moved by a bellows made from the finger of a plastic glove.

  • Pre-punched kit with gold printing.
  • Construction time: 20-30 hours
  • Size: 300mm x 210mm x 210mm

Includes: aluminium sheet, aluminium tin, wire mesh, bearings, syringes, silicon tube, ring magnet, plastic glove, steel axles, and other parts needed for construction.

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