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by Maltelec
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Anoraks Corner
Topic: Deception?
Replies: 10
Views: 8546

Re: Deception?

Fred if you read the small print it will likely say something about allowing your computer to act as a 5G transmitter, allowing the Covid-19 virus to spread around your local area. However I will let you into a little secret: If you wear kitchen foil over your head as a hat, it will reflect the tran...
by Maltelec
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Old video on a Steam Tug
Replies: 23
Views: 6439

Old video on a Steam Tug

Interesting video on a Steam Tug in New York

https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=ulv7g_1587219782
by Maltelec
Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Opposed-Piston Engine Project - The Steam Version
Replies: 47
Views: 13212

Re: Opposed Piston Engine Project - The Steam Version

TriangleTom wrote:
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:00 pm
That's a really clever and fascinating design. How do you anticipate dealing with condensation in the crankcase?
Very simple, there is no crank case.
by Maltelec
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Opposed-Piston Engine Project - The Steam Version
Replies: 47
Views: 13212

Re: Opposed Piston Engine Project - The Steam Version

This (if it shows ok) is one I have designed.
by Maltelec
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Festival of the Loire in Orleans
Replies: 0
Views: 3767

Festival of the Loire in Orleans

An email from Kathy Mansfield: I would like to hear from any of your members who would be interested in bringing their boat to the Festival of the Loire in Orleans, France on September 18-21st 2019. See www.festivaldeloire.com. The river boats of Britain (they call it boats of the Thames but it is w...
by Maltelec
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:52 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 4759

Re: New Forum

Hopefully I have now got the Photo Upload working correct. You may now attach huge images and the system will automatically resize them and create a thumbnail.
by Maltelec
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Funnel Magazines for sale
Replies: 0
Views: 2148

Funnel Magazines for sale

This is being posted on behalf of Godfrey: I have the following issues of The Funnel and wondered if they would be of any interest to you or your members. Issue numbers:- 1,2. 30. 43-64. 66-75. 78-87. 91,94,95. 97-101. 104,105,107,108. 110-129. 135,136. I also have issues 24-28 of Steamboat News (US...
by Maltelec
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:59 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 4759

Re: New Forum

I've got the boat photo back at the top now.
by Maltelec
Sat Sep 08, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 4759

Re: New Forum

Thats a very good question, because I did put it back before...
by Maltelec
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: New Forum
Replies: 11
Views: 4759

New Forum

As some of you may have noticed, we have a nice shiny new forum. Its actually the old one updated, but while I was at it I have also added SSL security, meaning it should be future-proofed for security.

There are still a few things to sort out, but it is 99% there.