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by TahoeSteam
Mon Sep 05, 2022 12:19 am
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: The Great California Delta Steamboat Meet
Replies: 1
Views: 366

Re: The Great California Delta Steamboat Meet

Another shot
by TahoeSteam
Mon Sep 05, 2022 12:18 am
Forum: Rally Reports
Topic: The Great California Delta Steamboat Meet
Replies: 1
Views: 366

The Great California Delta Steamboat Meet

It's that time of year again! The 47th annual Great Delta Steamboat Meet will be held at the traditional venue September 22nd-26th. (Not 48th because of 2020 being cancelled due to COVID) Saturday includes a picnic run to Terminus, swap meet at the host marina upon return from the picnic, and a potl...
by TahoeSteam
Sun Aug 28, 2022 5:02 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Not Something You See Every Day
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: Not Something You See Every Day

That's great! I tried doing that with my launch with a buddy on a short surfboard... My boat would get him up, but then he'd sink down and just get dragged. The monotube had the initial oomf to do it, but not the capacity to sustain it while the burner caught up. Downside of mechanical automatic con...
by TahoeSteam
Tue Aug 23, 2022 11:43 pm
Forum: Welcome
Topic: Goodbye to Mike Rometer
Replies: 3
Views: 878

Re: Goodbye to Mike Rometer

Hi Pete,

It really is a shame to lose someone like him, for his family, friends, and the community as a whole. He, and his posts, will be missed.

I hope his work will inspire someone else someday and his unfinished works will be completed in a manor that honours his wishes and his memory.
by TahoeSteam
Wed Aug 10, 2022 5:03 am
Forum: General Steamboat stuff
Topic: Lake Tahoe Steam Launch
Replies: 2
Views: 411

Re: Lake Tahoe Steam Launch

Hi Mike,

That looks like it was taken in Tahoe city. Engine looks like maybe a navy B or G judging by the LP valve chest cover...

Unfortunately many of the folks up here that may have known that launch have passed relatively recently. I'll give a try at asking around.
by TahoeSteam
Mon Aug 08, 2022 5:36 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Tiny Power M Twin Build
Replies: 129
Views: 109596

Re: Tiny Power M Twin Build

Nice to have a fancy conical jam nut...

How's the engine build coming along?
by TahoeSteam
Sun Aug 07, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Steam engine from the North Caucasus
Replies: 136
Views: 57184

Re: Steam engine from the North Caucasus

Glad you're both alive!

Looking good. Getting closer and closer...
by TahoeSteam
Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:29 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: TWIN 32 x 38 mm - steam engine for small boats or canoes
Replies: 69
Views: 17416

Re: TWIN 32 x 38 mm - steam engine for small boats or canoes

Your work is beautiful Dietrich.

I having a bit of a struggle trying to envision the throttle. Do you have an illustration or drawing that might help?
by TahoeSteam
Sat Jul 09, 2022 3:13 am
Forum: Technical - Engines and Boilers
Topic: Steam drum
Replies: 15
Views: 1581

Re: Steam drum

Where are you sourcing your roller from, and how are you configuring the 90° drive for it?