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by Kelly Anderson
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Hot wells
Replies: 14
Views: 1336

Re: Hot wells

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50420297258_97b38a2d3b_c.jpg The filters are common Bounty brand household paper towels, held in place with rubber bands. https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50420297728_b5641d22fb_c.jpg The plumbing from compartment to compartment is copper tubing. The openings ...
by Kelly Anderson
Sat Oct 03, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Hot wells
Replies: 14
Views: 1336

Re: Hot wells

I would say it is more a case of how much room is available for it in the boat. More capacity is great, but not at the expense of taking up space better used for something else. My 23' x 6' launch has a hot well that measures 7" x 12" x 23" because that was the convenient space for it. It is equippe...
by Kelly Anderson
Sat Aug 29, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Steam engine from the North Caucasus
Replies: 71
Views: 6266

Re: Steam engine from the North Caucasus

I would like to address the readers of the forum with a few questions. I really hope to receive answers that will help me in further construction. What can be the maximum mass of moving parts of a steam engine to obtain high revolutions? The parameters are as follows. The weight of one connecting r...
by Kelly Anderson
Sat Aug 29, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Electrically fired Boilers?
Replies: 12
Views: 1318

Re: Electrically fired Boilers?

I had installed an electric water heater element in a washout plug hole in the bottom of the steam drum in Reciproca's three drum Blackstaffe boiler, and successfully raised steam in my garage in order to test a tiny LBSC injector I had built.
by Kelly Anderson
Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:47 am
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: Vintage Steam Engine.
Replies: 16
Views: 2162

Re: Vintage Steam Engine.

I use plastigauge every time I fit a bearing. It also rides along in the tool box on every voyage in case of emergency.

If it was good enough for Jake Holman, its good enough for me.
by Kelly Anderson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:38 am
Forum: Rally Reports
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by Kelly Anderson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:28 am
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by Kelly Anderson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:27 am
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by Kelly Anderson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:26 am
Forum: Rally Reports
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by Kelly Anderson
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:24 am
Forum: Rally Reports
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