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by PeteThePen1
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale

And now for the other side:
Beam Engine 2 (400 x 600).jpg
Beam Engine 2 (400 x 600).jpg (55.14 KiB) Viewed 270 times
This is quite an amazing machine.

Regards

Pete
by PeteThePen1
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:46 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale

By popular demand here are a couple more photos of the amazing engine:
Beam engine 1 (374 x 600).jpg
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by PeteThePen1
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 417

Re: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale

Here is another photo of Walkin' Belle in action.
Walkin Belle 4.jpg

Pete.
by PeteThePen1
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:07 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale
Replies: 4
Views: 417

SL Walkin' Belle is For Sale

Walkin Belle 1.jpg SBA colleague Howard Bentham wishes to sell his walking beam engine launch. I know that this form of engine is of interest to many Members of this forum and, given the state of the exchange rate of the GB Pound with the US dollar and Euro, importing the launch from the UK would n...
by PeteThePen1
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: Steam Launches at Beaulieu 1974
Replies: 2
Views: 671

Re: Steam Launches at Beaulieu 1974

Well done Dietrich! That was an excellent find. It reminds one of the sort of things that used to be seen on the BBC, our public service broadcaster, in days gone by. They used to have a series called Railway Roundabout. Some of the programmes are still available on YouTube and I see that there are ...
by PeteThePen1
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Anoraks Corner
Topic: Quiet on here?
Replies: 31
Views: 2435

Re: Quiet on here?

Hi Folks Being the Festive season there has been time to explore threads that I have neglected of which this is one. On the issue of us being legislated out of existence, as mentioned by Ron, I would suggest that there might just be an alternative viewpoint. Here in the UK 'the People' have just ele...
by PeteThePen1
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Steam Thistle Clauran
Replies: 20
Views: 2186

Re: Steam Thistle Clauran

Hi Russ Well done for getting such nicely finished brasswork. It looks just the ticket and the plumbing is so neat. I do admire neat plumbing, but have not manage to achieve it myself. Congrats too on getting a daughter interested in engineering. Sadly too few young women realise how interesting it ...
by PeteThePen1
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Blackstaff Boiler Basics
Replies: 10
Views: 2161

Re: Blackstaff Boiler Basics

Since things look rather rough in that picture, here is a recent one in which everything has been sorted out, visually though not yet tested under pressure. Boiler casing completed (600 x 450).jpg Once the faffing little jobs left on the list are done, I will be twisting Mike Rometer's arm to see if...
by PeteThePen1
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Blackstaff Boiler Basics
Replies: 10
Views: 2161

Re: Blackstaff Boiler Basics

Hi Russ Thanks for posting those pictures. It is nice to see the sort of things one can do with the casing for a Blackstaff. I have worked at length on trying to design a casing that allows for easy removal of the cover for tube cleaning. That will be a must for folks using coal, though the 'oilies'...
by PeteThePen1
Fri Nov 08, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: SBA Small Ads in decline
Replies: 7
Views: 561

Re: SBA Small Ads in decline

Hi Folks Yes, you are quite right about not shipping timber across borders without all the proper checks for all the 'nasty' stuff that tends to live on trees. So thanks for the reminder. The UK is having lots of problems, I gather, with imported garden plants that are not being properly checked and...