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- Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:27 pm
- Forum: General Steamboat stuff
- Topic: 44th Annual Great Delta Steamboat Meet
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The 44th Annual Great Delta Steamboat Meet will soon be upon us! WHO: YOU! Other steamboaters, dreamers, and interested parties. WHAT: The 44th Great Delta 1st meet. Started in 1974 it has welcomed steamboaters and like-minded individual's for 44 consecutive years. Not constrained by set-in-stone it...
- Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:13 pm
- Forum: Steamboat Photography
- Topic: 1970s DELTA QUEEN MISSISSIPPI STEAMBOAT PROMOTIONAL FILM 79654
- Replies: 1
- Views: 550
Interesting film. Thanks for sharing your find. Who's the narrator?
As some of you may have noticed, we have a nice shiny new forum. Its actually the old one updated, but while I was at it I have also added SSL security, meaning it should be future-proofed for security. There are still a few things to sort out, but it is 99% there. Thank you for all the work you've...
- Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:28 pm
- Forum: Technical - non Engines and Boilers
- Topic: Flag Pole Socket
- Replies: 5
- Views: 373
Good eye Ron :lol: :lol: at least there was a relatively easy solution. I was removing a transfer case from a transmission in a customer's truck and using an expensive, but non-reversable, ratcheting boxed-end wrench in a very tight and inaccessible spot. It was all working perfectly until the nut a...
Hi Bill, I know someone with an original unmachined casting kit, as well as someone with a complete plant (vft-40 boiler and rebuilt engine). If you PM me your info I will pass it along to them.
- Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:38 pm
- Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
- Topic: Knocking ??
- Replies: 10
- Views: 845
You may want to swing by your local automotive supply store. Many sell what is commonly referred to as a "mechanics stethoscope". We've been using these for years and they're much more safe and effective when it comes to locating odd sounds, especially on moving machinery. Start from a location furt...