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Old Jul 12, 2010, 07:12 AM
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African Queen on the lake

Hi...My Billings Boat African Queen,,,,,,,, on the Lake

Regards Bernhard
African Queen steam launch (3 min 26 sec)
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Old Jul 12, 2010, 07:59 AM
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very nice !
Love the engine !
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Old Jul 12, 2010, 11:41 AM
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Looked like it was a nice day at the pond...That old engine ticks over so nicely?
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Old Jul 12, 2010, 12:15 PM
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Outstanding, as always Bernhard.
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Old Jul 12, 2010, 04:47 PM
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Nice! But is that maximum speed?
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Old Jul 13, 2010, 05:47 AM
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Didn't notice Audrey water ski-ing in the original film?

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Old Jul 13, 2010, 08:29 AM
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Very cool. Looks like perfect scale speed to me.
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Old Jul 13, 2010, 10:13 AM
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Haaaaaaa Thanks...no Water ski-ing thats true,,,,
it can go a lot faster...bot i dont like it act like a Chris -Craft
i like this speed to..i never run my steam boats fast...

Regards Bernhard
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Old Jul 15, 2010, 10:20 AM
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Hi Bernhard,
Great vid ! And a really great looking boat ! (as Kmot says,"as always")
...where can we find the build logs ?...of this , and those two beautiful pop-pops on that
thread?
Great models all !
Wes
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Old Jul 15, 2010, 11:03 AM
Oh no, not again!
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Man, Bernhard, that is a beautiful rendition of the Queen. Looks just perfect on the pond. Nice work. Jeff
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Old Jul 15, 2010, 04:49 PM
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Beautiful. One question: What does SLUT mean in German? Different than English I gather.
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Old Jul 16, 2010, 02:55 AM
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Haaa ,,yes,,,,,,,,in Danish it is ..the End

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Here is A Sparrow from Monahan on the lake

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Old Jul 16, 2010, 10:33 PM
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Nice video, the Queen looks great on the water.
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Old Jul 17, 2010, 06:03 PM
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Haaa ,,yes,,,,,,,,in Danish it is ..the End

Regards Bernhard

Here is A Sparrow from Monahan on the lake

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Bernhard, can't you remove some ballast? It's to deep in the water, stronger wind or small waves could drown it and that would really be a shame, to lose such a nice boat.
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Old Jul 18, 2010, 01:55 AM
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Hi...Thanks.........it will not help...the ballast is very light,,,,it is the steam plant,,special the boiler there is so heavy......bot it is a special model boat lake i use it in,,,only 60..70
cm ,,28inch deeb...so i can easy get it again............if anything scut happens

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