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Midwest Heritage Steam Engine Boat Kit

Item #: MID-987
Midwest Heritage Steam Engine Boat Kit
Suggested Retail: $159.99
Sale Price: $124.79
Shipping: This item normally ships within 2-3 business days.

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There is a certain mystique attached to operating steam engines that is shared by no other form of motive power. Now you can experience this feeling with this kit. This new engine is pre-assembled and can be made operable in less than an hour. This item is NOT recommended for children without adult supervision!

Complete Kit Featuring:

  • Completely pre-assembled single cylinder oscillating engine with a cast bronze mainframe with brass bushings and machined brass flywheel, piston and cylinder assembly
  • Completely pre-soldered vertical boiler made from copper components with brass exhaust stack, pressure relief valve, brass boiler jacket and bands, insulation material and mahogany lagging
  • Mahogany base for mounting or display

    Designed for Easy Operation:

  • Boiler holds 3 ounces of tap water
  • Uses "Sterno" for fuel
  • Runs for 20-30 minutes at a time


    Length: 5" (127mm)
    Width: 3" (76mm)
    Height: 7-1/2" (191mm)
    Bore: 3/8" (9.5mm)
    Stroke: 1/2" (12.7mm)
    Entire unit mounts on mahogany base measuring 3" x 5"
    Estimated speed of boat: 3-4 knots

    Converts Heat into Mechanical Power for:

  • Powering Model Boats
  • Educational Projects
  • Stationary Power Plants

    Specially Designed for R/C Use in:

  • Midwest's Elliott Bay Steam Launch kit (Stock #988)
  • Midwest's Fantail Launch II kit (Stock #958)
  • Other boat models measuring less than 30" long

  • Constantly Saving Our Customers More Money On Their Hobby Purchases!