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Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« on: May 21, 2019, 03:42:20 am »

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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2019, 10:53:58 am »
Very nice  8)  Love the little Red Wing, the originals were built only a few miles from me
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2019, 11:20:05 am »
PM Research offers Red Wing scale model kits of Hit & Miss engines, including unmachined castings and bar stock with plans. Unfortunately they cost about twice as much as Jin's Microcosm M90 complete and look to take a whole lot of difficult machining to finish.
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #3 on: May 21, 2019, 02:29:36 pm »
PM Research offers Red Wing scale model kits of Hit & Miss engines, including unmachined castings and bar stock with plans. Unfortunately they cost about twice as much as Jin's Microcosm M90 complete and look to take a whole lot of difficult machining to finish.

Yes I have seen plenty of them, just haven't found myself ready to start another collecting addiction  :D
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #4 on: May 21, 2019, 05:55:28 pm »
Yes I have seen plenty of them, just haven't found myself ready to start another collecting addiction  :D

Actually Nick .... the point I was trying to make was, what an absolute bargain Jin's little Hit & Miss engine really is!
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2019, 12:16:30 am »
Actually Nick .... the point I was trying to make was, what an absolute bargain Jin's little Hit & Miss engine really is!

Well... it's a bargain for now... until it causes an addiction with scale hit & miss engines and I end up with more  :D
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #6 on: May 23, 2019, 06:29:08 pm »
Thanks for sharing the videos Alan.

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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2019, 11:58:12 am »
Well... it's a bargain for now... until it causes an addiction with scale hit & miss engines and I end up with more  :D

And you WILL end up with more! My wife reminds me of the time i said i just wanted ONE model hit/miss engine to take to shows- I currently have 18, half of which i have built with no prior machining skills. You assuredly have the addiction Nick!
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Re: Hit and Miss engines in Switzerland
« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2019, 12:01:35 pm »
And you WILL end up with more! My wife reminds me of the time i said i just wanted ONE model hit/miss engine to take to shows- I currently have 18, half of which i have built with no prior machining skills. You assuredly have the addiction Nick!
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Well, I have two in the family with trailers full of scale hit & miss engines so I guess I'm really in trouble... :D
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