Archive for the ‘Minnie – Ratchet Wheel’ Category

01 Dec, 2010

Ratchet Wheel for Traction Engine

Posted by: Raynerd In: Minnie - Ratchet Wheel

This is a bit of an old post but I haven`t updated anything for a while so I thought I`d put this up. Sadly no construction pictures but this was a good attempt at a ratchet wheel for the 1″ Minnie Traction engine. I don`t really know why I made it, I wanted to practice [...]


  • Steve Richardson: Pretty cool stuff! I work with some real talented machinists and they are gonna dig your website!
  • Mike: Hi.where did you purchase the plate from. Been looking for a good stockist. I love your idea and would like to make one for my boxford. Also, sorry
  • Don bath: Thanks for the reply,currently I am making the escape wheel arbour and back cock plate ready for the next phase of testing .Your comments regarding th

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