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Old Sep 06, 2012, 12:58 PM
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New to site

Hello just discovered this site and this section love the quality models on display.
Looking for the next project lots of inspiration really interesting designs.
Saltwell Park model boat club steam launch (1 min 45 sec)

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Old Sep 07, 2012, 12:55 AM
Taking care of the pond.
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Welcome aboard Mate, nice video.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 06:13 PM
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Thanks great site takes me back to my youth like most in the hobbie I have tried it all really enjoyed the free flight section.
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 07:02 PM
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Hi Steam Up, that is a very nice launch!!

I really like the method you used to camouflage the servo in the wood crate.

Can you post up some more details?
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 08:16 AM
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A little background:
The engine is a Borderer 5/8th bore and stroke built using stock material Stephenson linkage for reversal of the engine.
Vertical boiler 32 tube 5" diameter.
The hull started life as a Wide a Wake clinker (lapstrake) hull 52" by 16"
Timber used includes Pear ,Cherry Walnut and Lemon wood.
Hope that helps
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 09:29 AM
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Great boat !
Great lake !
Near Newcastle on Tyne ?
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Old Sep 09, 2012, 11:35 AM
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Thanks Saltwell Park Gateshead (over the water from Newcastle Upon Tyne).
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Old Sep 10, 2012, 09:11 PM
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welcome to the forum nice to see you on hear
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Old Sep 19, 2012, 11:54 AM
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