D.R.Mercer Showmans

Available as a kit, painted kit or ready to run.

The showmans engine is fitted with traditional English style flat spoked wheels similar to those on most full sized traction engines you see on the rally field. This engine is supplied with a solid flywheel, pressure gauge, belly tanks (water tanks), roof canopy, dynamo perch and decorative chimney extensions which lies flat clipped onto the canopy roof & a decorative star embossed gear guard. The dynamo and lighting kit are optional extras. There are a number of optional extras suitable for the showmans engine.



A showmans kit comes with easy to follow written instructions & diagrams, hints & tips booklet on running the engine. We are more than happy to offer advise regarding the painting & building of your engine. You don't need any special tools or machinery, A small round needle file for opening up some holes and small screw drivers are all you need. On average it takes round 8 hours to build a showmans, not including painting. Current lead time around 2 weeks (get in touch for an accurate lead time).

painted kit

A showmans Painted kit comes with exactly the same as the above Kit & painted in your chosen colours, we will contact you regarding colours once your order is placed, lining is available as an extra, to add please see our optional extras section. From order to delivery may take around 6 weeks. Please email for an accurate lead time.

Ready to run

Ready to run engines are fully painted in your chosen colours, We will contact you regarding colours once your order is placed. lining is available as an extra, to add this please see our optional extras section. The engine comes with a hints & tips booklet on running. It takes 6-8 weeks from order to delivery. Please email for an accurate lead time.

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Optional Extras & Sundries

Many of these are suitable for the D.R.Mercer Showmans engine, but check description first.

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