Solenoid Tractor Running

Designed as I went along, optimised the solenoid motor and now have the Solenoid Tractor running. The tractor sounds and looks very much like a Field Marshall, the single cylinder engine being replicated by the heavy permanent magnets in the moving piston solenoid. OK, it’s not fully painted, some areas have been left in undercoat. … Read more

Solenoid Tractor

Sometimes I have to build something that is different and in my head, this time a solenoid tractor. Firstly I needed to make a more powerful solenoid motor. Solenoid Motor The original model engine, designed to be a take on the horizontal steam engine. The solenoid armature running as a piston through the centre of … Read more