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by Colin chandler
Wed May 01, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

It's in, I've taken the plunge and fitted the sapele and oak keel assembly
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by Colin chandler
Wed May 01, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

I’ve got a lot of advice from mike cole about how to proceed with the copper nails and roves and if you keep going, good results seem to appear, I find myself looking at what I’ve done and I’m a bit surprised it’s starting to look ok, I was a bit skeptical about posting my amateur efforts to such an...
by Colin chandler
Wed May 01, 2019 6:37 am
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

I’ve got a lot of advice from mike cole about how to proceed with the copper nails and roves and if you keep going, good results seem to appear, I find myself looking at what I’ve done and I’m a bit surprised it’s starting to look ok, I was a bit skeptical about posting my amateur efforts to such an...
by Colin chandler
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

The tube and shaft are second hand from another boat I would think, the shaft is an inch and an eighth and the tube is an inch and five eighths it needs to be shortened for my boat and retreaded at one end, the prop is unknown it just came with it so I may have to get another
by Colin chandler
Tue Apr 30, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

Stern gear propeller etc sourced in a local scrapyard for next to nothing, after exchanging for scrap lead flashing and copper pipe offcuts and old taps, possibly around £30 worth
by Colin chandler
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Members' Websites and Boats
Topic: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam
Replies: 33
Views: 12048

Re: Colin chandlers 14ft yachting world day boat conversion to steam

The keel is being removed, it's pretty rotten and it's got a big gap in it for the drop down dayboat keel so it's coming out