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parallelmotion

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Merry Christmas 1954
« on: December 24, 2020, 10:51:57 am »
Always wanted but never got one of these has a kid. I circled a Wilesco roller (or was it Mamod?) every year in the Sears Christmas toy catalog. Alas Santa must have thought it too dangerous and difficult to make (expensive). Merry Christmas everyone, such that it is.

Brent

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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2020, 11:05:22 am »
Merry Christmas to you, Brent..!!
May you and your family be blessed with all the goodness of the season.

Looks like Santa may have brought you a very nice Fleischmann Steam Roller... even if more than 60 years later!

Gil

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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2020, 11:12:59 am »
Merry Christmas Brent, Great photo!!
Nick

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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2020, 06:42:28 pm »
Merry Christmas Brent & family, you have a roller now (& a very lovely one) enjoy this season & May you have a wonderful Christmas.
Bruce
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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #4 on: December 25, 2020, 05:19:29 am »
Think that roller is the best looking example i´ve ever seen.

Merry Christmas Brent !  :)
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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #5 on: December 25, 2020, 06:35:46 am »
Aren't you glad you waited for a Fleischmann?

Very nice... MERRY CHRISTMAS.
Scott

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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2020, 05:46:49 am »
Congratulations, Brent.
Those are very nice rollers. Actually, though I am usually not very fond of ESBIT, the tablet burner makes it easier to run it...

Happy New Year!

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Re: Merry Christmas 1954
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2020, 10:27:22 am »
Thank you for your comments. I don't like ESBIT fuel either, but just display the box of it from the 1950s. Judging by the missing tablets it was only fired once, so I will probably never run it on steam.

 

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