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by cyberbadger
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Valvegear Simulation Software
Replies: 4
Views: 222

Re: Valvegear Simulation Software

Tom,

Thanks! Hadn't seen that one yet.

-CB
by cyberbadger
Fri Aug 17, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Steamboat Photography
Topic: 1970s DELTA QUEEN MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT PROMOTIONAL FILM 79654
Replies: 1
Views: 650

1970s DELTA QUEEN MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT PROMOTIONAL FILM 79654

1970s DELTA QUEEN MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT PROMOTIONAL FILM 79654 Created to promote the steamboat Delta Queen, this charming film shows the vessel as it appeared in the early 1970s. The film shows some of the modern equipment added to the ship to keep it in operation, while highlighting the "trip bac...
by cyberbadger
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:25 am
Forum: Anoraks Corner
Topic: Meanwhile in New Jersey - Phillipsburg waterworks triple
Replies: 0
Views: 1006

Meanwhile in New Jersey - Phillipsburg waterworks triple

Phillipsburg waterworks triple Published on Jul 29, 2018 by youtube user: asal0312 With the help of Alex Karnes and others, the Phillipsburg waterworks Allis Chalmers turns on steam again after many hours of hard work. I had the pleasure of opening the throttle for this run. Visit the Phillipsburg ...
by cyberbadger
Tue Jul 17, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: River Song
Replies: 10
Views: 2807

Re: River Song

Titan wrote: It also tends to suggest that the propeller is well matched to the engine.
What are the prop specs?

Congratulations on River Song! Whatever the exact top speed, clearly you are doing some things very right! :D

-CB
by cyberbadger
Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: Calstock Steamboat Rally 2018 - Cornwall, UK
Replies: 4
Views: 1542

Re: Calstock Steamboat Rally 2018 - Cornwall, UK

I was pleasantly surprised that the SBA made the BBC! (In the first video)

Does anyone know the number of steamboats in the fleet at the rally?

-CB
by cyberbadger
Thu Jun 07, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Nyitra I
Replies: 135
Views: 60109

Re: Nyitra I

Made my own personal signal, a sugarbeet over a smokestak. The sugarbeet is because my great grandfather's Steam Launch Nyitra in 1913 which tugged barges of sugar beets from surrounding Gyo,Hungary to the sugar mill in Acs, Hungary. I'm about to embark on a 2-3 week sailing (not steaming) trip on m...
by cyberbadger
Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Anoraks Corner
Topic: Film: Brotherhood Of Live Steamers -- 1930s to 1989
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Film: Brotherhood Of Live Steamers -- 1930s to 1989

Brotherhood Of Live Steamers -- 1930s to 1989 Published on Jun 6, 2018 by youtube user paralleler A very rare film with commentaries by gentlemen who formed the Brotherhood Of Live Steamers (BLS/IBLS) in the 1930s. The film was transferred and newer video added by Joe Rice of New Life Productions. ...
by cyberbadger
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Seeking lead on a Green Sand Cast Iron Foundry in Texas.
Replies: 10
Views: 1191

Re: Seeking lead on a Green Sand Cast Iron Foundry in Texas.

http://wiki.vintagemachinery.org/FoundrySources.ashx Cattail is a Amish ran foundry that runs as a sideline business to their farming operations. The specialize in gray iron and aluminum castings for steam hobbyist but will be glad to make OWWM parts as well. Since they are Amish, contacting them el...
by cyberbadger
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Steamboat Photography
Topic: Juneau Steamboat Company 2005 - SL Laurie Ellen
Replies: 1
Views: 703

Juneau Steamboat Company 2005 - SL Laurie Ellen

Hello, I was in Juneau Alaska in 2005 and went on this steam launch the Laurie Ellen and took this footage. Just had the video transferred from MinI digital video tape. The company no longer exists, but it was definitely inspirational and the first steam launch I personally went aboard. http://www.y...
by cyberbadger
Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: I HATE Hand Hole Covers
Replies: 16
Views: 1582

Re: I HATE Hand Hole Covers

Sorry you are struggling! I do not envy hand hole covers... For whatever reason the boiler on Nyitra, which is ASME code allowed 4x 2" NTP inspection ports instead of traditional hand hole covers. I just have 2" forged Hex plugs. I know within the last five years on smokestak an inspector alluded to...