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Old Aug 04, 2013, 08:57 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Son of Squirt

Been playing with an idea for a "Fire Barge" and here is a proof of concept test.

Fire Barge Proof of Concept Test (2 min 22 sec)
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Old Aug 04, 2013, 10:50 PM
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Works great

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Old Aug 04, 2013, 11:12 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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That's cool.
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Old Aug 05, 2013, 02:19 AM
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very Cool !
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Old Aug 05, 2013, 09:09 AM
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Tom, you stole my idea! I was going to build a small barge and put a pump (with its own battery pack) for something like that.....and you stole it! <grin>
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Old Aug 05, 2013, 12:44 PM
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Thanks guys. It's just the beginning, as I have several ideas for this roiling around in my bit bucket. The thing is, using a barge gives me a lot of real estate to work with.

Sorry Foo!
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Old Aug 05, 2013, 12:47 PM
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There is a Youtube member named "A laugh from the past" who posts really great videos about the history of the San Fernando Valley, where coincidentally Hansen Dam is located.

His latest video had this Kodachrome slide in it and I got a screen grab of it:
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Old Aug 08, 2013, 05:25 PM
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Look what I found:

RC Steam Boat OLIVE OYL at Hansen Dam (3 min 44 sec)
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Old Aug 08, 2013, 07:43 PM
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I've seen him at Hansen. That's a cool video, thanks for posting it.
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Old Aug 08, 2013, 11:10 PM
Taking care of the pond.
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I agree.
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Old Dec 25, 2013, 11:03 AM
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Wishing all Hansen Dam Irregular's a Very Merry Christmas!!......
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Old Dec 25, 2013, 12:56 PM
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Thank you Mr. Rikyrik!
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Old Dec 25, 2013, 02:55 PM
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Quote:
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Wishing all Hansen Dam Irregular's a Very Merry Christmas!!......
Great card! Thank you! Getting back to the Dam is on my "Resolution List."

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