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Nov 28, 2010, 12:16 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Plans for steam launches?


I have been looking, but have not had great success in finding plans sets for building a steam launch hull in the 40+ inch (1 meter) size.

Any sources out there?
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Nov 28, 2010, 01:00 PM
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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/RADIO-CONTROL-...item43a374d3ed
and this River Queen,,,it is reale a great looking launch...
i have to of them 1 in glassfiber and 1 in wood
http://www.myhobbystore.co.uk/produc...ver-queen-v102

Regards Bernhard
Last edited by Bernhard BB; Nov 28, 2010 at 01:06 PM.
Nov 28, 2010, 01:30 PM
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There are 3 open launch plans on this site:
http://www.john-tom.com/html/SteamPlans.html
When you are on the myhobbystore site look at Miranda Steam Launch MM1348
Its 42".
Regards,
Gerald.
Nov 28, 2010, 05:17 PM
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If you find any with a torpedo stern, let me know!
Nov 28, 2010, 05:58 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Thanks fella's. eBay is a good source for plans, who woulda thunk?
Nov 29, 2010, 02:05 AM
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Here.

http://www.john-tom.com/MyPlans/Stea...oatPinasse.pdf
Nov 29, 2010, 07:34 PM
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Originally Posted by MILLERTIME
that looks like a nice little boat, Ive saved that PDF.
Dec 19, 2010, 12:31 PM
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Here you go.....this is a steam launch my dad designed/built many years ago.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/RADIO-CONTROL-...item3ca7e505af
Dec 19, 2010, 12:37 PM
Grumpa Tom
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That's a nice one! Thanks!
Dec 19, 2010, 12:38 PM
Grumpa Tom
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Wait! Your dad is "Kilburn Adams" as listed in the details?
Dec 19, 2010, 02:02 PM
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I have seen Kilburn Adams design for the SkiffAmerica 20, but did not know he did a Steam Launch model.
http://skiffamerica20.com/pictures/i...folder=/model/
Regards,
Gerald.
Nov 21, 2011, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Kmot
Wait! Your dad is "Kilburn Adams" as listed in the details?
Sorry for this late reply, but YES thats my old POP......Still designing and building boats/planes and everything in between


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