Traction Engine 3Lathe









From 1st July, 2017, membership fees will be $50.00 per year 


FOR SALE: Members of MELSA Maryborough Inc have the following articles available

Bound set of Australian Model Engineering magazines from Issue 1 to Issue 144. Also Issues 164 to 177. All in excellent condition. Price negotiable. Contact through our Contact Form.

LBSC Tich 3.5″ gauge  set of castings, ground steel plate material for frames, copper material for boiler including flanged plates, tube for barrel, fire tubes, stays,  construction book and plan set $475. Talk to Steve 0412708957

Ryobi drill press 1/2″, good working condition $50. Talk to Steve 0412708957

Lathe about a meter long, capstan type, basic tooling setup, cheap metal turning $400 great for large wheels,can deliver. Talk to Steve 0412708957

Wheels for steam loco, heavy, 8 drivers would turn to about 6 1/2″ 2 with large weights 2 with small weights ,and 8 pony/tender wheels about 3 1/2 “. Could be for QR model. Talk to Steve 0412708957

Electric loco project 0-4-0 in 3.5″ gauge consists of powered chassis and steel body, will tow a person around easily, about 15″long, $100 – cheap fun. I have radio control gear that would be great in this if reqd and riding trucks the same gauge. Talk to Steve 0412708957


The following WORKSHOP equipment is for sale – the workshop of a departed Model Engineer:

MELSA Members please contact the Secretary. Other guests please use the Contact Form:

Lathe – Hafco AL250G 3 yrs old – as new

with chucks, steadies, generous tooling etc, no stand $1300.






Mill – SIEG M155 Super X3 barely used with tilting head and power to long feed, table 550 x 160; long travel approx 420, vert travel approx 450; mill accessories – 100mm swivel vyce, 75mm tilting/swivel vyce, clamping kit, some tooling all for $1800.

Boring Head kit with 9 bars 50mm $120;


Small bench drill – 13mm chuck 5 spd belt drive $50.









Air Compressor BRC-112 with good hose and some accessories $100.>>>>>


Peerless arc welder copper coil with leads, visor, chipping hammer $75.

Compound Mitre Saw – GMC 2400W, 250mm TC blade, laser pointer $150.

Plus drill sets all complete:
Bordo 1/16” – ½” x 1/64”$60;
Sutton 1mm – 13mm x 0.5mm $60;
Sutton 1/16” – ½” x 1/64” $60;
Dormer 1mm – 6mm x 0.1mm $80;
Number Drill Full set $50

Plus measuring tools; materials in copper, steel, brass. Hand tools etc.