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by steamdon-jr
Tue May 07, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: How to Install Brass Trim Between Hull and Deck??
Replies: 8
Views: 317

Re: How to Install Brass Trim Between Hull and Deck??

The others are correct you do not want to use brass, definitely naval bronze which will be hard to find. When my father purchased our Elliot Bay he bought 1" and 3/4" directly from Pat Spurlock and it came home from Portland in the bilge, having it shipped will not be cheap and neither will the mate...
by steamdon-jr
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: British Rivet Manufacturers?
Replies: 9
Views: 299

Re: British Rivet Manufacturers?

I think Kelly would be the one to know about rivets being inferior in the USA, He is the VP of motive power at Strasburg Railroad, one of the leading tourist steam operations in America. I would wonder if Strasburg makes their own at all ? I know they manufacture injectors, safety valves and staybol...
by steamdon-jr
Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from Massachusetts!
Replies: 30
Views: 1275

Re: Hello from Massachusetts!

Emilio,

I am a volunteer for the North American Steamboat Association, shoot me an email or a text and I will talk to you about our magazine and more about what you want in a boat.

Don Fenstermacher, Jr
215-460-4515
fensty2@comcast.net
by steamdon-jr
Tue Jan 22, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
Topic: Milwaukee M18 Transfer Pump
Replies: 2
Views: 323

Re: Milwaukee M18 Transfer Pump

I work in the construction field and have a plethora of Dewalt tools but I also have few Milwaukee tools and The battery life of a M18 is really about 4 of Dewalt, I have a cordless bolt gun (large caulk sausages) and I caulked about 25 60' tall by 180' long windows with a 1/2" - 3/4" joint all the ...
by steamdon-jr
Sat Jan 12, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Steamboat music
Replies: 5
Views: 2550

Re: Steamboat music

Steamboat by the drifters

https://youtu.be/DBe2qIjPOtU
by steamdon-jr
Thu Jun 28, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Lake Nockamixon Meets?
Replies: 8
Views: 2459

Re: Lake Nockamixon Meets?

Fred, I love running the meet and have met many great people who have steamboats, are wannabes or just stumbled upon the meet and would like a ride. hoping to be back in the water soon and it is nice to hear a Thank-you once in a while....the October meet is fun but tiring and I sink a fair amount o...
by steamdon-jr
Mon May 07, 2018 2:15 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: For Sale-20’ steam powered tug boat replica with trailer, NJ
Replies: 5
Views: 1739

Re: For Sale-20’ steam powered tug boat replica with trailer

Yes I remember meeting you, and yes I think Rachel Z is my favorite also and I have known all 5 of his boats quite well, fired or operated every one of them except for Adamy 1 which was quite small, hope she stays semi close.
by steamdon-jr
Mon May 07, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Hello from New Jersey (currently without a boat)
Replies: 7
Views: 1627

Re: Hello from New Jersey (currently without a boat)

Many of you have not read the opening post very clearly, Eric is the neighbor of "Charlie Roth" the founder of the North American Steamboat Association and is on boat number 5, boat 4 Rachel Z is for sale. I am sure if Eric wants a steamboat Charlie will help him build it. in either case Welcome Eri...
by steamdon-jr
Tue May 01, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Sales and Trade
Topic: For Sale-20’ steam powered tug boat replica with trailer, NJ
Replies: 5
Views: 1739

Re: For Sale-20’ steam powered tug boat replica with trailer

Great boat folks, this is owned by the founder of the North American Steamboat Association and it is his 4th of 5 full size steamboats. my father, myself and my son have had many rides aboard when not in our own steam launch.

Don Fenstermacher, Jr.
by steamdon-jr
Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:18 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Lake Nockamixon Meets?
Replies: 8
Views: 2459

Re: Lake Nockamixon Meets?

Craig,

Yes The lake Nockamixon Steam meets are still on, the dates for 2018 are
June 9
July 14
August 11
October 12-14

you can visit my page www.slphoebesnow.com and call or email me.
Don Fenstermacher, Jr.
fensty2@comcast.net
215-460-4515