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Dec 31, 2009, 08:13 AM
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Small wood steam launch


hi..Small steam launch with a 1 cylinder and boiler from Cheddar
around 20 minuts fun running time on the lake,,,,
Regards Bernhard
steam launch (1 min 33 sec)
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Dec 31, 2009, 11:05 AM
jda
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Outstanding! I have the engine and boiler, just need the condenser and Lubricator. Did you purchase these or make them? Also, where did you get your fittings?

Did you build the hull over a mold?

What an addition to this site! Many thanks for the posting.

jda
Dec 31, 2009, 11:47 AM
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It's beautiful.
Dec 31, 2009, 12:40 PM
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Nice!!
Do you have any video's running in the water? Dave.
Dec 31, 2009, 02:13 PM
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Hi Bernhard! Another wonderful example of your marvelous creations!
Dec 31, 2009, 02:16 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Originally Posted by Subdave
Nice!!
Do you have any video's running in the water? Dave.
http://www.youtube.com/user/BernhardBB#g/u
Dec 31, 2009, 02:26 PM
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Many Thanks and Happy New Year,,,,,,,,,,

I got the hull from Ebay...bot there whas many things to do with it,,,
the Captain is a shelf sitter,,in many size,,from ebay,,,and the fitting and the lubricator is from
the Steam chest..ebay to.....http://stores.ebay.com/The-Steam-Chest
the burner and the gastank..is from macsteam uk...and..the condenser..i cant rember from where..bot i have made many like that ..by my selvs,,not a big problem...ok

Regards Bernhard........
Jan 02, 2010, 04:11 PM
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Very nice little launch. I have the same engine and might do something along these lines too.


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