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by dampfspieler
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Steam Thistle Clauran
Replies: 20
Views: 2186

".. a Stack Box"

Hi Russ,

very nice idea, i have archived it, so i can built my own box if needed.

Very fine pics of Maggie - thank you.

Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: Steam Launches at Beaulieu 1974
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Steam Launches at Beaulieu 1974

Good morning and welcome in 2020,

l have just found this video showing a steam boat meet in 1974.

[Youtube]https://youtu.be/oMK74XfQmyE[/Youtube]

Hope it enjoys.

- Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My new boiler - a watertube-type
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: My new boiler - a watertube-type

Hi Ron, thanks for showing the interesting detail of yours. I will built a pipe cross from 1/2" gunmetal nipples like this (my little experimental boiler) for steam exhaust. LoWi01026.jpg . The data of yours are very impressive, i will run my only with 7,5 bar (105 psi). Which valves and controls ha...
by dampfspieler
Sun Dec 29, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My new boiler - a watertube-type
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: My new boiler - a watertube-type

Hi Ron,

that's how I thought it would be. The cap is removable for cleaning and inspection.

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I will collect a lot of ideas before I actually build the boiler. For the first the tubes will be rebent.

- Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Sun Dec 29, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My new boiler - a watertube-type
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: My new boiler - a watertube-type

Hi all, thanks everyone for your comments. They are helpful for my work. I think the best burner for an OFELDT is the Lune Valley/Simpson-PARAFINE-PATENT-Burner. In this times it is a bit difficult to operate because of the bio content of the heating oil. I will burn gas (LPG or BUTANE) in a ceramic...
by dampfspieler
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My new boiler - a watertube-type
Replies: 19
Views: 616

Re: My new boiler - a watertube-type

Hi,

I drew a little and that's the preliminary result.

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Best
Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My new boiler - a watertube-type
Replies: 19
Views: 616

My new boiler - a watertube-type

Hello, Pete offers some coils and a bit paperwork for a SBA-blackstaffe-type that i have bought. So i had a problem. What type of boiler should i built for my steam boat project, a Blackstaffe-Three-Drum or an OFELDT? I have read a lot of articles and asked my experiences with other boilers i have b...
by dampfspieler
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: My column-style steamengine
Replies: 50
Views: 3513

The machine trough

Hello,

because there is only a open baseplate i have built two machine troughs from brass. They were soldered in a fixture.

The fixture
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Best
Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Blackstaff Boiler Basics
Replies: 10
Views: 2161

Re: Blackstaff Boiler Basics

The parcels were delivered and all is well.

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The cat is watching the paperwork.

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Regards Dietrich
by dampfspieler
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Steam Thistle Clauran
Replies: 20
Views: 2186

Re: Steam Thistle Clauran

Hi Russ,

what a nice boat - lovely.

Best
Dietrich