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by Colin chandler
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

Re: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

Thanks for all the comments,
by Colin chandler
Mon Jul 29, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

Re: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

I think if it stands 160 psi hydraulic test with ease , then what's the problem? It only runs at 75psi It's built by a professional there is no doubt, perhaps I should arrange for it to be dropped from the edge of space loaded with plastic explosive into a nuclear reactor and see if the safety valve...
by Colin chandler
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

Re: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

I have hydraulically tested it go 160 and it seems fine, no leaks or cracks, there may be hope yet, If mr Goodhand passed away in 1960 at the age of 92 , he might have made this boiler anytime from say 1890 when he was 22 or 1912 when the advert was in the paper he would have been 44 In any event th...
by Colin chandler
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

Re: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

Thankyou for the replies, they have been very helpful, the photo ubove is the original plate on the boiler,
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I'm hoping to get a certificate for this boiler, do you think I have enough information to do this?
Regards Colin
by Colin chandler
Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

Re: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

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by Colin chandler
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: T goodhand boiler maker in Kent
Replies: 17
Views: 500

T goodhand boiler maker in Kent

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Does anyone have any information on T Goodhand , a boiler maker in Kent uk?
I have one of his boilers , wrought iron horizontal riveted , fire tube , coal fired
Any help will be appreciated
by Colin chandler
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: chelmer river uk how do I get on it?
Replies: 5
Views: 393

Re: chelmer river uk how do I get on it?

RGSP, thankyou for your information every bit is helpful, I would like to find out more about the broads , I'm looking into the crouch which is local to me here in Essex, there is a lovely slip at Sutton boatyard with floating pontoons so you can launch and tie up whilst waiting for steam, I went th...
by Colin chandler
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: chelmer river uk how do I get on it?
Replies: 5
Views: 393

chelmer river uk how do I get on it?

Has anyone got any information about the river chelmer in the uk? I can't find any slipways or information on how to get access for my steamboat, it's like a secret society or something, I've looked for days for information and found nothing
by Colin chandler
Mon Jun 10, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 2418

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

Alas work on the project has ceased due to finding a complete steamboat for sale from a retiring sailor who had to give up his boat for health reasons, so I've jumped ahead massively on my quest for a steam boat for an unbelievable price that no one would pass up. Joan of oak has now gone and Bumble...