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Old Feb 22, 2013, 07:13 PM
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Thank you oldnavy, save me some time you have!! What is the name of the boat/plans that you are building?
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Old Feb 22, 2013, 07:27 PM
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Thank you oldnavy, save me some time you have!! What is the name of the boat/plans that you are building?
See post #14 - Puffin Muffin
Old Feb 22, 2013, 08:05 PM
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Hmmmmmm, sorry, I missed that,,,,,,,,age is cruel!!!
Old Feb 23, 2013, 07:10 AM
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Stern profiles layout



Transom frame with added rake. The original plans he no rake angle.



Fitting balsa blocks




Proposed layout for rudder access hatch
Old Feb 23, 2013, 08:20 AM
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New oil trap/condensor to replace the olive jar.



Clad in mahogony, still needs banding

Old Feb 23, 2013, 08:26 AM
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ohh yes very well don..
Old Feb 23, 2013, 10:24 AM
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Hello!
Nice work!
54" is a good size!
What weight do you expect?
Cheers!
Old Feb 23, 2013, 10:49 AM
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Aligning Engine to prop shaft. Started with a new removable base board indexed to the hull frames. The prop shaft and the engine shaft are on the same horizontal plane. Used Dumas drive coupling.

Old Feb 23, 2013, 11:17 AM
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With the new base board and engine aligned, time to reinstall boiler, fuel tank and new oil trap/condensor.

Rough layout



Final removable steam plant.




Old Feb 23, 2013, 12:46 PM
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I ‘ve been building model boats since I was 8.
It certainly shows. This is a beautifully constructed model you are making!
Old Feb 25, 2013, 08:18 PM
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Time for a total Noob question. How is the burner lit? Piezo? or lighter in hand? Breck
Old Feb 25, 2013, 08:43 PM
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Time for a total Noob question. How is the burner lit? Piezo? or lighter in hand? Breck
Breck, Hope this answers your question:

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Old Feb 27, 2013, 08:13 PM
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Thanks oldnavy nice video.
Old Mar 02, 2013, 04:05 PM
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Rudder Servo installed starboard side



Rudder post compartment



Throttle Servo installed Port side

Old Mar 02, 2013, 04:41 PM
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Finalizing the main deck design. The original plans had 90 degree corners on the main deck mid section. I decided to eliminate internal and external hard corners as much as possible.













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