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by S. Weaver
Thu Nov 05, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

TahoeSteam wrote:
Fri Oct 30, 2020 6:55 pm
She's a beauty. Been lurking in your blog and wondering when your next update would pop up.
Wes, thanks. Funny, Google decided to quit supporting blogspot, so, any updates will be here.
by S. Weaver
Fri Oct 30, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

Thanks, Mike.
by S. Weaver
Thu Oct 29, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

KIMG0134 (2).JPG A shot with the boiler in the boat, secured to its mounts, with stack and bronze stays in place (Stack easily removes for transport or low clearance.) Now on to insulation, applying the jacketing, and boiler piping. The oak coaming and other trim on the foredeck is waiting to the l...
by S. Weaver
Mon May 11, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

Hey, Wes, Yes, though I'm busier than ever with "real work." All of the feedwater piping is finished - suction and pressure - and so I making deck templates for those areas so I can walk around without smooshing copper lines. Boiler goes in once the overhead crane is finished in The Works. After tha...
by S. Weaver
Sun Apr 19, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: How are you fairing?
Replies: 15
Views: 4413

Re: How are you fairing?

Railroad work, so I'm working hammer and tongs ... Days free are spent piping Iona . The pressure and suction manifolds are in place. All the pumps are in place. All the feeds are in place except the two boiler feeds and the feed water make up tank. I had hope to launch this year but details might p...
by S. Weaver
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:44 pm
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Source of Pipe Elbows
Replies: 9
Views: 4281

Re: Source of Pipe Elbows

McMaster-Carr has Silbraze bronze fittings.
by S. Weaver
Mon Aug 20, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

Boiler work and first fire up, August 18th:

https://steamlaunchiona.blogspot.com/
by S. Weaver
Mon Jan 02, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: Steam Tugs for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 4335

Re: Steam Tugs for sale

That Italian-flagged, ocean-going Brit is the tug of my dreams ... Nice find, Wes!

Now, where did I bury those Mason jars with the Krugerrands ...?
by S. Weaver
Thu Dec 01, 2016 6:02 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

Thanks, all. Onward and upward ...
by S. Weaver
Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:57 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: My 24' Launch
Replies: 161
Views: 127707

Re: My 24' Launch

Interior work, for those who may be wondering what I have been up to ...

http://steamlaunchiona.blogspot.com/